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.
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