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3. decembrī 11.00 – 22.00 Āgenskalna tirgū norisināsies mantu maiņas pasākums “Swapsies” , uz kuru aicinām atnest lietas, kuras pašiem vairs nav nepieciešamas, taču aizvien ir labā stāvoklī, un iegūt savā īpašumā citu atnestās mantas. Pasākumā notiks arī dažādas radošās meistarklases: 11.30-13.30 Burciņu dekorēšanas darbnīca  Paņem līdzi izmazgātu stikla burku (bez etiķetes), dekorus (piem. čiekurus, lentītes, pērlītes u.t.t.) un mēs Tev parādīsim, kā šķietami parastu burku padarīt par skaistu trauku, kur iedegt svecīti vai glabāt konfektes. Darbnīcu vada: Dagnija Butlere, rokdarbniece 11.30-13.30 Apģērba labošanas darbnīca Ja džemperī caurumiņš vai uz mīļākās jakas kāds traips, nāc uz apģērbu labošanas darbnīcu! Ņem līdzi apģērba gabalu,...
02.12.2022
The schoolchildren of the Bilska elementary school in “Lejzemnieki” farm
On October 7 and 13, Latvian Fund for Nature organized the restoration events for wooded meadows. It took place near the Estonian border, in “Lejzemnieki” farm of Valka parish, Valka county, with an excursion to the "Marsi" farm, for schoolchildren to learn more about wooded meadows. The schoolchildren of the 3rd grade of the Valkas Jānis Cimze gymnasium and the 1st-5th grade of the Bilska elementary school, led by their teachers, arrived at "Lejzemnieki" already in the morning - on October 7 and 13, respectively. Under the leadership of ornithologists Imants Jakovļevs, Agnis Bušs and their assistant Juris, kids nailed board to the board until starling cages the size of a small boudoir were created with roofs with a metal cover that could...
18.10.2022
Latvian Fund for Nature offers four internship positions in the spring/summer of 2023 for natural sciences Bachelor students interested in working with grassland habitat inventories, monitoring and management. Interns will have an opportunity to participate in the WoodMeadowLIFE, LIFE MarshMeadows and other projects dealing with EU grassland habitats. Interns will be provided with the initial training in plant identification upon starting the internship and afterwards tasked with independent work under the supervision of an experienced grassland habitat expert. The work will involve intensive fieldwork, working outdoors in various weather conditions (preparation of vegetation descriptions; soil sampling; mapping and marking of trees,...
29.09.2022
Latvian Fund for Nature offers a unique internship in the spring/summer of 2023 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 urbanLIFEcircles, which is an international Estonian - Latvian - Denmark project dealing with biodiversity-oriented change in urban nature management. Interns will be provided with the initial training in plant identification upon starting the internship and afterward tasked with independent work under the supervision of an experienced grassland habitat expert. The work will involve intensive field work, working outdoors in various weather conditions, and participation in...
29.09.2022
Latvijas Dabas fonds šī gada Ainavu tūres turpināja 7. maijā, Rīgā Juglas pusē. Šī ainavu tūre veltīta fonda Gada dzīvotnei – PILSĒTAI, kurā tika atklāta dabas daudzveidība, kas slēpjas urbānajā vidē. Ainavu tūres dalībnieki pārgājienā iepazina kultūras un industriālo mantojumu – veco dzelzceļa tiltu, ko kādreiz izmantoja kūdras pārvadāšanai, baudīja skatu uz Ķīšezeru un Jaunciema dabas liegumu, apskatīja Hirša villu, tekstilrūpnīcas “Rīgas audums” teritoriju, ūdenstorni, uzzinot, kā daba pārņem vietas, kurās apsaimniekošana pārtraukta, pilsētas pļavas Juglas promenādes nogāzē, Strazdmuižas parku, Juglas ezeru un kanālu, Liepu aleju un Bonaventuras muižu. Arī pilsētā ir bagāta fauna. Pie dzelzceļa tilta ziedēja ošlapu kļava (invazīva suga...
06.06.2022
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