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Birdwatching event in bird paradise, Nemunas delta

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September 30 – October 1, 2017  are special days for birdwatchers and ornithologists all over Europe. On these days the annual bird’s migration is being observed internationally. On this special day all nature lovers, bird watchers, amateurs, professionals or just interested people were invited to Ventė Cape to attend the visitor day. More than 200 […]

Visitor day in Dubysa regional park “Pharmacy under your feet”

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June 22, 2017 –  everybody, that ever wanted to know about medical herbs, how and where to finds them, were invited to visitor day in Dubysa regional park. Participants not only had a lecture about herbs, but could use fresh knowledge in order to collect them during the hike. They also visited Padubysis hill fort […]

Active discussion about development of nature tourism in Nemunas delta

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June 2, 2017 – more than 20 different stakeholders met for a discussion about nature tourism in Nemunas delta. The Minister of the Environment Kęstutis Navickas and the mayor of Šilutė district Vytautas Laurinaitis were among them. The name of the discussion “Development of nature tourism destination in Nemunas delta – claptrap or strategic direction […]

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “LOCAL COMMUNITIES, CULTURAL LANDSCAPES AND HERITAGE”, OCTOBER 2016

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Thank you for your contribution! EVENT REPORT (of the second day &field trip) CONFERENCE BOOKLET (agenda & speakers) PICTURES VIDEO CLIP SUMMARY Presentations from the event are available and downloadable here:   THURSDAY, 6th of October – Cultural heritage and communities Welcome speeches: Prof Kalev Sepp, Estonian University of Life Sciences Welcome speech, Video (119,4MB) Mr Andres […]

International conference “Local communities, cultural landscapes and heritage”, October 2016

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In 6-8 October „LIFE Viva Grass” team will present the project for various stakeholders in the international conference “Local communities, cultural landscapes and heritage“ in Lahemaa National Park.  This event is organized by Environmental Board of Estonia in cooperation with Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonian Academy of Arts and ICOMOS Estonia. The conference is […]

BROCHURE about VIABLE GRASSLAND MANAGEMENT released

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The brochure “Viable grassland management – experience, challenges and opportunities” summarises the information on existing good practice and provides some recommendations for the Baltic States to overcome the challenges related to the maintenance of valuable semi-natural grasslands. The brochure has been compiled by the LIFE Viva Grass project team based on study visits to UK, Sweden, Germany, Austria, […]

The flying method for grassland monitoring

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It is an effective and yet modern grassland ecosystem assessment method. The professional aerofotogrametric system uses the color intensity spectra to assess the landscape quality and obtain high resolution airborne images, including LIDAR data and hyper-spectral images to get the actual information of vegetation character and various environmental conditions, e.g. humidity, topography, drainage systems etc. […]