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Weeding of the invasive Himalayan Balsam (Impatiens glandulifera) event

Raunas Staburags" nature reserve
Rauna, Smiltene Municipality, Latvia

Date & Time:
June 9, 2022 | 10:00 am - 2:00 am (Local Timezone)

Event Summary:

LIFE-IP LatViaNature and LIFE GoodWater IP projects are organizing weeding of the invasive Himalayan Balsam (Impatiens glandulifera) event as a part of LIFE's 30th anniversary. The event will take place in Latvia, "Raunas Staburags" nature reserve on June 9th this year. Implementers of LIFE projects in Latvia are invited as participants. The event will serve as a great networking activity, while doing good for nature. Project`s experts will give educational lectures on invasive species, river habitats and the impact of dams on river ecosystems. Invasive species are one of the focus points of the LIFE-IP LatViaNature project while river ecosystems is the main focus of the LIFE GoodWater IP project.

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Practical Details:

Meeting point: the parking lot near Raunas Staburags nature reserve. Participants are advised to dress according to the weather. Necessary equipment (gloves, bags) will be provided. There will be a free lunch after working together.

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