LOB local groups meets in Pape
On September 5-6, 2015 at Pape ornithological station opening seminar of the project "Discover the magic of the birds in the autumn!" took place with the Latvian Environmental Protection Fund financial support.
The seminar was attended by 21 participants, most of them from Latvian Ornithological Society (LOB) local groups - Riga, Jurmala, Cesis and Litene - as well as other interested parties. The purpose of the seminar was to involve LOB local groups in autumn campaigns - cleaning and surveys of bird nest-boxes, as well as EuroBirdwatch event on the first weekend in October. In addition to the LOB local groups shared their experiences and agreed on further cooperation.
Involve of LOB local groups in seminar was held within the project project "LOB: for birds and people from Latvias regions to the world", financed by Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway. 95% of the project is financed by the European Union through the EEA Financial Mechanism - program NGO Activity Support Measure (2009-2014), but 5% - from Latvia State budget.