Last update: 18.04.2017

Layman’s report, publication and documentary of the project

An illustrated Layman’s report was prepared at the end of the project, containing basic information on the LIFE+ project DVIETE,  its actions and achievements. The report is available for reading and downloading here.

Report on floodplain restoration, prepared within the LIFE+ project, is available here.

Documentary “Dviete - the Land of Floods” was shot by the team of project partner Elm Media during the project. The film tells the story of natural values and processes in the Dviete floodplain, its history and management during different times and of the LIFE+ project activities. The film includes materials of aerial filming of Dviete floodplain during spring floods of 2011 and 2013 and in summer and autumn 2015, after  restoration of natural meanders of Dviete. The running time of the film is 45 minutes.

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Final meeting of the steering group of the project

The last public event of the LIFE+ project DVIETE - expanded final meeting of the steering group - took place on September 29. Participants of the group as well as other stakeholders were invited.

The meeting took place in Riga, Latvian Museum of Natural History, and it had 26 participants. Project team reported on project results: Edmunds Račinskis, project manager, gave a presentation on habitat restoration and management actions in Dviete floodplain, Ilze Priedniece informed on information and awareness raising activities and Zaiga Brača - on the financial part of the project.

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Final seminar of the LIFE+ project DVIETE

The final seminar of the LIFE+ project DVIETE (2010-2015) took place on September 25 in Bebrene. The event started in Bebrene manor (secondary school), where project team reported on project achievements - Edmunds Račinskis, project manager, informed about the results of habitat restoration and management actions, Ilze Priedniece gave a presentation on information and awareness raising activities and Zaiga Brača told about financial part and impact of the project on local economy. Afterwards the partners of the project - film studio Elm Media - demonstrated documentary film „Palu zeme Dviete" (it was the first run) and project team thanked partners and supporters.

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  1. Final events of LIFE+ project DVIETE
  2. Restored Dviete river filmed from above
  3. Experience exchange in Dviete floodplain
  4. ‘Towers fights 2015’ in Dviete floodplain
  5. Restored Dviete river opened symbolically
  6. Great Snipes arrived
  7. Welcome to the seminar!
  8. The 5th meeting of the steering group
  9. Restoration of natural riverbed of Dviete
  10. An interactive component added to the exposition of the project
  11. Results of Corncrake monitoring
  12. Archaeological research in Dviete floodplain during 2014
  13. Help the animals to winter!
  14. Groundwater levels in Dviete floodplain during the summer and autumn of 2014
  15. Planned activities for the joint work event performed
  16. Welcome to annual joint work event!
  17. Lesson on mushrooms performed
  18. Procurement for Dviete river technical restoration works announced
  19. LIFE+ project DVIETE will be prolonged
  20. Technical project for restoration of Dviete river completed and agreed
  21. Exposition of handicrafts
  22. Seminar on grassland management performed
  23. Seminar on grassland management
  24. Field lesson on natural grazing performed
  25. Field lesson on natural grazing
  26. ‘Towers fights 2014’ in Dviete floodplain
  27. Hydrological conditions of spring 2014
  28. 10th anniversary of Dviete floodplain nature park celebrated
  29. 10 years of Dviete floodplain nature park
  30. Lecture on nature education centres and nature symbols
  31. Mulching of stumps
  32. Grazing of grasslands in Dviete floodplain
  33. Progress in grassland restoration
  34. The 4th meeting of the steering group
  35. Barn of ‘Gulbji’ farm restored
  36. Please, support grazing animals!
  37. More Corncrakes in the project area this year
  38. Joint work event for grassland restoration was successful
  39. Welcome to joint work event!
  40. New bird-watching tower opened in Dviete floodplain
  41. Technical project for restoration of Dviete river completed
  42. Representatives of European Commission visit project DVIETE
  43. Participation in the study tour of HYDROPLAN project
  44. Experience exchange trip to grazing areas in Vidzeme
  45. Bird watching competition „Towers fights 2013”
  46. Review on spring floods 2013
  47. Corncrakes have returned to Dviete floodplain
  48. Joint-work event for removal of silt
  49. Invitation to joint-work event
  50. Review on bird watching excursion
  51. Invitation to bird watching excursion
  52. Meeting on the results of hydrological modeling of Dviete river restoration
  53. Beginning of floods in Dviete floodplain
  54. The second season of grassland restoration completed
  55. Elaboration of habitat suitability model for Corncrake
  56. Reproduction of herd animals
  57. Lecture on protected nature areas took place
  58. Lecture on protected areas
  59. Reflection of project activities in the conference
  60. Winter floods in Dviete floodplain
  61. Herd in winter
  62. Album „Nature sounds in Dviete floodplain”
  63. Lecture on fish species of conservation concern
  64. Meeting with colleagues from the project LIFEGALLINAGO
  65. Summer - autumn floods in Dviete floodplain
  66. Outlook platform is opened for visitors
  67. Opening of outlook platform and lecture about bats
  68. Experience exchange trip to Ķemeri National park and Lake Engure Nature park
  69. Visit of LIFE+ project HYDROPLAN in Dviete floodplain
  70. Joint-work event in Dviete floodplain was successful
  71. Third meeting of the steering group
  72. Horses and cattle from the Netherlands transported to Dviete floodplain
  73. Bird-watching tower painted
  74. Photo story in ‘Vides Vēstis’
  75. Welcome to the ‘Working bee’ (talka)!
  76. First information boards of the project are placed in ‘Gulbji’ farm
  77. Radio broadcasts concerning LIFE+ project DVIETE
  78. Meeting with archeologists
  79. Celebration of 20th anniversary of LIFE program in Dviete floodplain
  80. Experience exchange trip to Poland
  81. Results of 'CEMEX Towers fights' in Dviete floodplain
  82. Discussions on the technical project of Dviete river restoration
  83. Review on spring floods
  84. Corncrakes are back!
  85. Bird watching excursion
  86. Join the bird watching excursion!
  87. The first season of grassland restoration completed
  88. Model of land surface for Dviete floodplain
  89. Meeting with EREMITA MEADOWS project staff
  90. The second meeting of the steering group
  91. Progress in grassland restoration in Dviete floodplain
  92. Experience exchange in Ķemeri National park
  93. Working Bee (“Talka”) in Dviete floodplain was successful
  94. Experience exchange trip to river restoration sites in the Netherlands
  95. Working Bee (“Talka”) in Dviete floodplain
  96. Educational seminar on biologically valuable grasslands and nature symbols of the year 2011
  97. Meeting of the steering group
  98. Experts from the Netherlands visit Dviete floodplain
  99. Survey of this year’s floods
  100. Final seminar of elaboration of tourism development plan for the nature park ‘Dviete floodplain’