Actions

LIFE+ PROJECT “WETLANDS” ACTIVITIES

A. Preparatory actions, elaboration of management plans and/or of action plans
A.1 Hydrological and geological studies in the project sites for the implementation of management actions
A.2 Elaboration of Active raised bog habitat and hydrology Restoration Plans
A.3 Elaboration of Technical Designs for Active raised bog hydrology restoration
A.4 Organisation of public tenders, preparation of agreements and contracts

C. Concrete conservation actions
C.1 Management of Petrifying springs with tufa formation, Transition mires and quacking bogs
C.2 Re-establishing the Active raised bog habitats and natural raised bog hydrology in the project sites
C.3 Demonstration project of the re-growth of Sphagnum species

D. Monitoring of the impact of the project actions
D.1 Monitoring the effect of management actions of Petrifying springs with tufa formation and Transition mires and quacking bogs
D.2 Monitoring the success of  active raised bog habitat and site hydrology restoration
D.3 Evaluation of socio-economic impact of the project actions on the local economy and ecosystem services

E. Public awareness and dissemination of results
E.1 Production of films about the project sites, conservation and management actions
E.2 Organisation of project seminars
E.3 Development of Mobile Interactive Multimedia and Photo exhibition about habitats of Community importance
E.4 Elaboration and publishing of project booklets
E.5 Elaboration of project notice boards
E.6 Creation and updating of the project home page
E.7 Elaboration and printing of Layman’s Report
E.8 Organisation of an International seminar on raised bog management in Estonia
E.9 Organisation of an International seminar on Raised bog restoration in Germany

F. Overall project operation and monitoring
F.1 Project administration by the University of Latvia
F.2 Networking with other LIFE+ projects, participation in seminars and conferences
F.3 Independent audit of the project
F.4 Elaboration of After-LIFE Conservation Plan

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