SIA “Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment” and foundation “Latvian Fund for Nature” (“Latvijas Dabas fonds”) joined forces in identification of nature values in Latvia
In May 2017 it is planned to commence assessment of quality and distribution of EU protected habitats in Latvia – nature mapping, with the aim of collecting detailed and comprehensive information about the existing nature values in Latvia.
According to the results of the public tender “Inventory of EU protected habitats in Latvia” habitat mapping will be performed by the consortium “SIA Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment and Latvian Fund for Nature”. Inventory of natural values will be performed during the period of three years by nearly 200 experts that will examine the territory of Latvia and provide information on distribution and quality of natural habitats to the Nature Conservation Agency.
Ģirts Strazdiņš, director of Latvian Fund for Nature: “We are privileged to be able to perform this inventory, which is important for Latvia and nature conservation in Latvia. Our team unites professional and experienced nature protection experts, and we are confident that we will qualitatively perform the task entrusted to us”.
Valts Vilnītis, SIA “Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment”, Chairman of the Board: “Nature values are our society’s common values and that is why their identification calls for highly professional approach. During the next three years we will carry out this huge and intensive task following the highest quality requirements. In this project we will use our company’s experience gained in the similar projects in Latvia and abroad.”
For more information go to the homepage of Nature Conservation Agency (in Latvian).
By signing the contract on “Inventory of EU protected habitats in Latvia” general management of Nature Conservation Agency and representative of the consortium “SIA Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment and Latvian fund for Nature” agreed to commence identification of distribution and quality of EU protected habitats in Latvia