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Updating of Species Conservation Plan for the Eurasian lynx in Latvia
Leader: Guna Bagrade
Start date: 1.7.2016
End date: 30.9.2017

Supported by the Latvian Environmental Protection Fund

The aim:

  • To maintain a favourable status for the Eurasian lynx population in Latvia for an unlimited period of time and to promote the achievement and maintenance of a favourable status for the entire Baltic lynx population.
  • To find the most successful solution among the stake holders concerning issues of large carnivore and human coexistence in Latvia.

Main tasks:

  1. To update the Species Conservation Plan (SCP) in accordance with the Guidelines for the development of species protection plans in Latvia.
  2. To organize an international meeting involving Lithuanian, Estonian and LCIE experts on large carnivores, sharing learning points and discussing issues covered in the Latvian SCP.
  3. To organize two meetings involving a wide range of experts from governmental and non-governmental institutions in Latvia to discuss SCP.
  4. To complete English translation of the full text of SCP.

Achieved results:

  1. Action Plan for Eurasian lynx Lynx lynx Conservation and Management (link here).
  2. Order of Minister of Environment and annexes of Action Plan (link here).

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