ENGRAVE project

Enhancement of Green Infrastructure in the Landscape of Lowland Rivers
(Project acronym - ENGRAVE)

Overall objective of project: to enhance river-based green infrastructure by integrating ecosystem and landscape concepts in to the planning and integrated management of the lowland rivers at local and regional scale. This will be achieved by strengthening cooperation between public authorities and stakeholders and supporting local and regional authorities with know-how by implementing measures and practices to enhance river based green infrastructure.

Duration: May 2018 - April 2020

Lead partner: Zemgale planning region (LV), www.zemgale.lv

Project partners:
- Baltic Environmental Forum (LV), www.bef.lv
- Jelgava Local Municipality (LV), www.jelgavasnovads.lv
- Bauska Local Municipality Council (LV), www.bauska.lv
- Rundale Local Municipality (LV), www.rundale.lv
- Biržai District Municipality (LT), www.birzai.lt
- Directorate of Biržai Regional Park (LT), www.birzuparkas.lt
- Directorate of Žagare Regional Park (LT), http://zagaresrp.am.lt

The project main acitivities:

- establish cooperation via the Stakeholder Panel and training components on landscape and green infrastructure planning and management;
- elaborate Methodology for Regional Landscape and Green Infrastructure Planning in Lowland Areas;
- develop four Landscape and Green Infrastructure Plans (Zemgale Planning region, Bauska municipality, Svete catchment; Biržai Town);
- implement different type measures/actions for enhancing green infrastructure at different locations in the cross border area.

More information about the project available on website http://bef.lv/index.php?id=170&L=1

Project co-financed by Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme 2014-2020‎, www.latlit.eu