Stepping stones towards ensuring long-term favorable conservation status of Aquatic warbler in Lithuania (LIFE MagniDucatusAcrola, LIFE15 NAT/LT/001024)

Activities, which has been implemented during recently ended (in 2015) Aquatic warbler conservation project in Lithuania and Latvia (LIFE project “Securing sustainable farming to ensure conservation of globally threatened bird species in agrarian landscape”, 2010-2015) will be continued in the new ambitious project with the aim to ensure long-term conservation status… More »

Assessment of ecosystems and their services for nature biodiversity conservation and management (LIFE EcosystemServices, LIFE13 ENV/LV/000839)

    The developed methodology of ecosystem services assessment will create an innovative approach within the territorial planning processes in Latvian coastal areas, thus finding a balance between environmental protection, biodiversity conservation, social and economic aspects. This methodology will be developed in accordance with best EU practice. The Project will provide knowledge that can be… More »

Waterlogging and grassland extensification in Lower Saxony to improve habitats of the Corncrake (Crex crex) and the Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa) (Meadow Birds, LIFE10/NAT/DE011)

     Lower Saxony is the most important meadow bird area in Germany. Significant populations of Germany’s meadow birds, e.g. Black-tailed Godwit, Lapwing, Eurasian Curlew, Common Redshank, Common Snipe and Corncrake, breed here. Especially black-tailed godwits are very sensitive birds. Their Western population has a very small breeding area in… More »