Reflections on Latvia – a GIS Storymap Report

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Funded by ERASMUS+, supported by Arch and hosted by the Latvian State Forest Service a group of 8 Scottish environmental professionals took part in a week long nature exchange.  A summary of our key learning points from the visit are presented in this StoryMap.

This interactive map shows the locations visited which included the main ecosystems of Latvia – forest, meadows, wetlands, raised bogs and coastal dunes.

Click on a place or a track for a brief description and photo.

The following sections expand on particular themes related to these locations.  Shortcuts are available on the title-bar.

Introduction

Old Masters to New Barrels – some insights into Latvian woodlands – James Ogilvie

Priority Woodland Species and Habitats – Doug Shapley

Sustainable Game Management – Simon Smith

Peatland Restoration – Stuart Graham

Remote Sensing Applications – Duncan Blake

Public Access to Land – Graham Neville

Capercaillie in Latvia – a bird of conservation concern? – Alison Connelly

Green Infrastructure – Elana Bader

Please follow this link to access the StoryMap –  Latvia StoryMap 2018

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