LIFE "Birds in Adazi" project has been completed
The aims of the LIFE+ project "Birds in Ādaži" were:
- to restore nesting and feeding places for rare birds;
- to improve the status of the NATURA 2000 site and to educate the military personnel and visitors of the area in order to further preserve the natural heritage;
- to promote cooperation and exchange of good practices between military Natura 2000 site managers and institutions working with similar species and habitats.
Target species of the project: European Roller, Black Grouse, Woodlark, Red-backed Shrike, Tawny Pipit, European Nightjar and Wood Sandpiper.
During the project we restored 1640 ha of nesting and feeding places of rare and endangered birds. We have implemented one of the largest LIFE + program projects in Latvia.
- ha of heath;
- 20 ha of pine forest;
- 500 ha of raised bog.
We used varied and innovative nature conservation methods in the project.
In the heathland:
To read more: Project 'Birds in Adaži" Layman's report