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Latvian Fund for Nature offers a unique internship position for natural sciences Bachelor student interested in working with grassland habitat inventories and management. You will have an opportunity to participate in the project GrassLIFE, which is a nation-wide grassland restoration project, dealing with EU priority grassland habitats. Interns will be provided with the initial training in plant identification upon starting the internship and afterwards tasked with independent work under a supervision of an experienced grassland habitat expert. The main scope will be to participate in the monitoring and evaluation of semi-natural grassland restoration success in project GrassLIFE. The work will involve extensive fieldwork, working...
14.09.2021
Latvian Fund for Nature offers a unique internship position for natural sciences Bachelor student interested in working with grassland habitat inventories and management in urban grasslands. You will have an opportunity to participate in the project GrassLIFE, which is a nation-wide grassland restoration project, dealing with EU priority grassland habitats. Interns will be provided with the initial training in plant identification upon starting the internship and afterwards tasked with independent work under a supervision of an experienced grassland habitat expert. The work will involve extensive fieldwork, working outdoors in various weather conditions and participation in practical management and restoration activities in the field (...
14.09.2021
Latvian Fund for Nature and University of Latvia offer a unique internship position for natural sciences Master student interested in working with grassland habitat inventories and monitoring, evaluation, and work with databases. You will have an opportunity to participate in the project GrassLIFE, which is a nation-wide grassland restoration project, dealing with EU priority grassland habitats. Interns will be provided with the initial training in plant identification upon starting the internship and afterwards tasked with independent work under a supervision of an experienced grassland habitat expert. The main scope will be to participate in the monitoring and evaluation of semi-natural grassland restoration success in project GrassLIFE...
13.09.2021
The nest of white tailed eagles in Durbe is experiencing events that we have not witnessed in this webcam ever since. On March 28 the male Raimis disappeared, but the female Milda, who remained in the nest, continued incubation of eggs and stayed without food for the almost a week. She also had to repel a pair of strange White-tailed eagles that showed interest about the nest. On April 4 after 8 days without food Milda left the nest for almost 6 hours to feed, but returned to eggs and continued incubation with another male eagle in sight. On April 5  a pair of eagles, presumably male, could be heard fighting under the nest. These events have raised many questions amongst the viewers about the nest, Milda’s future and if there were any...
02.04.2021
Latvian Fund for Nature is looking for a consultant to assist the LIFE AQPOM project in producing a report on socio-economic impact of the project. Please find the full description of the task (technical specification) and requirements for the consultant here. Deadline for completing the study: 31 July 2021. Consultants are asked to provide the following documentation when applying with the bid: CV confirming the experience of the expert in the field; Short description of the proposed methodology to undertake the study; Price offer. The most cost-efficient bid will be selected, based on the following criteria, with the maximum of 100 points to be granted: The proven experience of the expert in the field of socio-economic issue...
05.03.2021
Latvian Fund for Nature offers two internship positions for natural sciences Bachelor students interested in working with grassland habitats and plant identification, inventories and monitoring, management and restoration activities in the field, and work with databases. You will have an opportunity to participate in the project GrassLIFE, which is a nation-wide grassland restoration project, dealing with EU priority grassland habitats. Interns will be provided with the initial training in plat identification and management/restoration assessment upon starting the internship and afterwards tasked with independent work under a supervision of an experienced grassland habitat expert. The work will involve extensive field work, sometimes...
04.11.2020
The discussion “Youth and climate sadness: How to cool down your mind and live on?” will take place on 4 September, from 13:00 to 14:00, online at the festival's LAMPA website and Latvian Fund for Nature Facebook platform, as well as onsite at the main auditory of the cinema Splendid Palace, with the participation of sustainability researcher Elgars Felcis, doctor-psychotherapist Artūrs Miksons, as well as climate-friendly lifestyle enthusiast Edgars Fresh, aka Edgars Feščenko; the discussion will be led by science journalist Sandra Kropa. The conversation is organised within the framework of the Latvian Fund for Nature project “Game On: Don’t let climate change end the game!”. There are no longer any debates about whether there is any...
27.08.2020
From 10 to 14 August, the Latvian Fund for Nature, in cooperation with the magazine “IR”, organised a summer school for young people “Game On Climate Change” within the project “Game On: Don’t let climate change end the game!”. The summer school aimed to raise awareness of climate change among young people and introduce some specific climate-friendly actions. At the end of the summer school, the participants presented the ideas of climate-friendly initiatives, that were created in the hackathon and that the young people are planning to further develop. Every day, the participants of the “Game On Climate Change” summer school learnt about how human activities in the area of transport, industry, agriculture, or architecture contribute to...
25.08.2020
Latvian Fund for Nature internship possition for natural sciences Master students interested in working with grassland habitat mapping, inventories and monitoring, planning, and management and restoration activities in the field, and work with databases. You will have an opportunity to participate in the project GrassLIFE, which is a nation-wide grassland restoration project, dealing with EU priority grassland habitats. Interns will be provided with the initial training in EU habitat mapping and management/restoration assessment upon starting the internship and afterwards tasked with independent work under a supervision of an experienced grassland habitat expert. The work will involve extensive field work, sometimes camping in the field,...
18.08.2020
Latvian Fund for Nature offers three internship positions for natural sciences Master students interested in working with grassland habitat mapping, inventories and monitoring, planning, and management and restoration activities in the field, and work with databases. You will have an opportunity to participate in the project GrassLIFE, which is a nation-wide grassland restoration project, dealing with EU priority grassland habitats. Interns will be provided with the initial training in EU habitat mapping and management/restoration assessment upon starting the internship and afterwards tasked with independent work under a supervision of an experienced grassland habitat expert. The work will involve extensive field work, sometimes camping in...
09.01.2020