A group report covering a range of perspectives and topics from the NET Latvia course 2019. Although a trip focused on understanding the management of nature conservation in Latvia our hosts made sure we received a healthy dose of cultural history to compliment and broaden our understanding of Latvia and its people.
Hunting is cultural; licensing includes Wolf, Beaver, Lynx & Bear,
Moose, Red and Roe deer that the others might scare!
Sprays & deterrents are used but fences are few,
Hunters are plenty but numbers including Golden Jackal still grew.
An account of the history and restoration works undertaken of one of Latvia’s major peat bogs – and the restoration of an adjoining river and associate flood plains.