The closing event of the project – seminar “Grass for biodiversity and bioenergy: experience and future perspectives” was held on November 29-30, 2017, in Riga, Latvia. The aim of the seminar: to present our LIFE Grassservice project results and share experience with stakeholders on grassland restoration and maintenance issues; on… More »
In the frame of the project layman’s report prepared with the brief introduction of project’s idea, partners and overview of the main activities and achievements as well as future perspectives.
Various informative and demonstration events were held in Sigulda on October 10-12 and on November 3 to inform wider round of people (students from technical schools, local inhabitants, entrepreneurs, representatives from Sigulda municipality, land owners and other people interested in topic) about the project results, implemented activities as well as to… More »
The 26th Congress of the European Vegetation Survey was held in Bilbao, Spain from 13 to 16 September 2017. Ms. Liene Auniņa from Latvian Fund for Nature participated with the project’s poster “Effect of low-dose fertilization on plant species composition of semi-natural grasslands”. More information about the congress available here and… More »
Various informative and demonstration events were held in Ludza on September 19 and 20 to inform wider round of people about the project results, implemented activities as well as to demonstrate the pilot facility for biogas production and pilot facility for biobutanol production. Gallery with the photos selection. … More »
On August 23, 2017 within the framework of the project “Capacity Building for LIFE program implementation in Latvia” (CAP LIFE LAT) the meeting of current LIFE program projects in Latvia was held. This was the second meeting (the previous one took place on May 27, 2016) with the purpose to share the… More »
On July 8, 2017 project was presented on 14th Eurasian Grassland Conference “Semi-natural Grasslands Across Borders”, held in Riga, Latvia.During the poster session project expert Ms. Dana Prižavoite presented the “Testing of different grassland restoration approaches in LIFE GRASSSERVICE project” (posteris and abstract).
On April 19, 2017 project was presented on the annual LIFE Nordic Platform Meeting, hosted this year by RECLAIM (LIFE11 NAT/SE/000848), held in Örebro county, Sweden. All Nordic LIFE Nature projects were welcome to the platform meeting, which provides a forum to network, share experiences, and discuss solutions to shared… More »
This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the LIFE programme and of the EU Habitats Directive, both approved on 21 May 1992. To recognise their major contribution to the preservation of Europe’s natural heritage, the European Commission together with the European Parliament, the Council and the Committee of the Regions… More »
Project partner from Riga Technical university Ms. Linda Mežule participated in the 1st International Conference on Bioresource Technology for Bioenergy, Bioproducts & Environmental Sustainability in association with Elsevier’s premier journal “Bioresource Technology”, aims to provide a shared forum for researchers, academics, industry, and policymakers, to discuss the current state of the… More »