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Western capercaillie researches in LVM forests continue

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This spring in Northern Latgale region one western capercaillie male was fitted with a transmitter in the framework of a research of the Forest Research Institute "Silava” to find out the most important factors that affect western capercaillie behaviour. Altogether, Latvian state forests have three western capercaillies with transmitters. The data about the western capercaillie males, that were fitted with transmitters last year during the mating season in Eastern Vidzeme region, are being summarised and analysed. The bird fitted with transmitter this summer has a different mating territory and will allow to look at western capercaillie lifestyle in a wider spectrum, to investigate how far in different seasons western capercaillie goes from his mating territory, how it is affected by forestry activities, and also the presence of mushroom and berry picking humans in forest.

 

Starting transformation of inactive area of Jaunmokas Manor’s park

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3rd competition of Angling Championship – there are fish in LVM Gulbju Lake

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The spawn of pike, perch and zander this year was 2-3 weeks earlier that usually, almost in all waters since the last year the water lever has stayed low, at the end of May in some places algal...

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LVM environmental expert reminds – wild animal babies do not need saving

May and June in forest is the time of babies – also for foxes. Frequently, next to badger or raccoon dog caves, which have been chosen by fox family as their home, playing small fox kits can be...

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LVM educational programmes this year have ended with new knowledge and discoveries

Each year when school year is over in schools, the educational programmes of JSC “Latvijas valsts meži” also goes on a summer break, the Mammadaba Embassies turn into Mammadaba Masterschools...

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Beautiful bloom of peonies in LVM Kalsnava Arboretum

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