Project objectives

  • Restoration of proper hydrological conditions in Amalva wetland (part of SCI and SPA) in order to rehabilitate priority bog and swamp wood habitats and secure provision of ecosystem services;
  • Restoration of proper hydrological conditions in Kamanos wetland (SCI and SPA) in order to achieve favourable conservation status of priority bog and swamp wood habitats and secure provision of ecosystem services;
  • Development of more sustainable agricultural practices in the areas surrounding core area of Amalva wetland;
  • Raising public awareness of peatland ecosystem services, their economic value and importance of mire conservation.

WETLIFE2 project proceeds with Amalva wetland rehabilitation work started by the WETLIFE project LIFE07 NAT/LT/000530 (2009-2012). Project results are clearly presented in the Laymant's report, while planned actions of WETLIFE2 are described in the Introductory newsletter.