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Bogs and Mires

In this section, the most recent bogs & mires related LIFE projects are presented. For each project, links to further information (layman's report, project website and project summary) have been included where they exist. The "Read More" section of some project summaries also includes links to publications or videos specific to the project in question.

CZ-SK SOUTH LIFE (Czech Cesko)
Optimalization of Natura 2000 sites management delivery in the South Bohemia Region and the territory of South Slovakia
LIFE16 NAT/CZ/000001
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Hydrology LIFE (Finland Suomi)
Restoring the hydrological integrity of wetland habitats in Finland
LIFE16 NAT/FI/000583
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LIFE OREKA Mendian (España)
Conservation and management of Basque mountain grasslands
LIFE15 NAT/ES/000805
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Conservation of black grouse as umbrella species for valuable habitats of the Orawsko-Nowotarskie Peat Bogs
LIFE15 NAT/PL/000820
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Marches Mosses BogLIFE (United Kingdom)
Marches Mosses Raised Bog Restoration Project
LIFE15 NAT/UK/000786
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LIFEraisedbogs (Danmark)
Raised bogs in Denmark
LIFE14 NAT/DK/000012
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LIFE Mires Estonia (Estonia Eesti)
Conservation and restoration of Mire Habitats
LIFE14 NAT/EE/000126
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LIFE Irish Raised Bogs (Ireland)
Restoring Active Raised Bog in Ireland's SAC Network 2016 - 2020
LIFE14 NAT/IE/000032
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MoorLIFE2020 (United Kingdom)
MoorLIFE 2020
LIFE14 NAT/UK/000070
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LIFE Feuchtwälder (Deutschland)
Conservation and restoration of alluvial forests and bog woodland in Brandenburg
LIFE13 NAT/DE/000091
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LIFE Hochwald (Deutschland)
Restoration and conservation of sloping and transition mires in low mountain range Hunsrück (area Hochwald)
LIFE13 NAT/DE/000406
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LIFE Jura peatlands (France)
Functional rehabilitation of the Jura mountains peatlands of Franche-Comté
LIFE13 NAT/FR/000762
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WETLIFE 2 (Lithuania Lietuva)
Restoration of proper hydrological conditions in Amalva and Kamanos bogs
LIFE13 NAT/LT/000084
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LIFE_Wetlands (Latvia Latvija)
Conservation and Management of Priority Wetland Habitats in Latvia
LIFE13 NAT/LV/000578
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Life+GP (Nederland)
"More water, more raised bogs in the Groote Peel"
LIFE13 NAT/NL/000079
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AlkFens_S_PLife (Poland Polska)
Conservation of alkaline fens (7230) in southern Poland / Ochrona torfowisk alkalicznych (7230) południowej Polski
LIFE13 NAT/PL/000024
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Life - Lasy Janowskie PL (Poland Polska)
In harmony with nature- Life + for Janowskie Forest
LIFE13 NAT/PL/000032
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Cumbrian BogsLIFE+ (United Kingdom)
Restoration of degraded lowland raised bogs on three Cumbrian SCI/SACs
LIFE13 NAT/UK/000443
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THATS-LIFE (United Kingdom)
Restoring Humberhead Peatlands: LIFE+ Project
LIFE13 NAT/UK/000451
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LIFE+Nationalpark BayWald (Deutschland)
Bogs, flowing waters and nardus grasslands in the Bavarian Forest National Park
LIFE12 NAT/DE/000093
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LIFE-Projekt Egge-Moore (Deutschland)
Schutz und Entwicklung der Moor-Lebensräume im südlichen Eggegebirge
LIFE12 NAT/DE/000136
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LIFE: Eastern Bogs (Danmark)
Raised Bog Restoration in Eastern Denmark
LIFE12 NAT/DK/000183
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LIFEAukstumala (Lithuania Lietuva)
Restoration of raised bog of Aukštumala in Nemunas Delta Regional Park
LIFE12 NAT/LT/000965
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Tyruliai - Life (Lithuania Lietuva)
Demonstrative restoration of the Tyruliai bog as a part of the initiative of the re-wetting of Lithuanian peatlands
LIFE12 NAT/LT/001186
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Hannoversche Moorgeest (Deutschland)
Re-wetting valuable raised bogs in the northern Hannover Region
LIFE11 NAT/DE/000344
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Restoration of rare wet terrestrial habitat nature types of national priority in Southern Denmark
LIFE11 NAT/DK/000894
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Ordunte Sostenible (España)
Sustainable management of the Ordunte SCI for the natural conservation of the area and use of its resources.
LIFE11 NAT/ES/000704
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Inland wetlands of Northern Iberian Peninsula: management and restoration of mires and wet environments
LIFE11 NAT/ES/000707
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Peelvenen (Nederland)
"Let the raised bogs grow" Natura 2000 Deurnsche Peel/Mariapeel
LIFE11 NAT/NL/000777
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AlkFens_PL (Poland Polska)
Conservation and restoration of alkaline fens (code 7230) in the young-glacial landscape of northern Poland
LIFE11 NAT/PL/000423
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Eichenwälder bei Wesel (Deutschland)
Acidophilous oak woods with bogs and heaths
LIFE10 NAT/DE/000009
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SMOOTH (Danmark)
Restoring Sǿlsted Mose - a contribution to the network of Danish raised bogs (7110*) in favourable conservation status
LIFE10 NAT/DK/000099
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Lille Vildmose (Danmark)
Restoration of active raised bog - Lille Vildmose
LIFE10 NAT/DK/000102
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HYDROPLAN (Latvia Latvija)
Restoring the hydrological regime of the Kemeri National Park
LIFE10 NAT/LV/000160
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PANNONICSK (Slovakia Slovensko)
Restoration of endemic pannonic salt marshes and sand dunes in Southern Slovakia
LIFE10 NAT/SK/000083
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Hang- und Hoochmoore (Deutschland)
Rebuilding and preserving hanging bogs, raised bogs and transitional mires including the neighbouring habitats in the Hunsrueck and Eifel regions (Rhineland-Palatinate)
LIFE09 NAT/DE/000009
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Return of Rural Wetlands (Finland Suomi)
Return of Rural Wetlands: Local participation and innovative methods for cost-effective large-scale wetland restoration
LIFE09 NAT/FI/000563
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DBPRBRI (Ireland)
Demonstrating Best Practise in Raised Bog Restoration in Ireland
LIFE09 NAT/IE/000222
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Restoration of raised bog Holmegaards Mose
LIFE08 NAT/DK/000466
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Boreal Peatland Life (Finland Suomi)
Restoring the Natura 2000 network of Boreal Peatland Ecosystems "Boreal Peatland Life"
LIFE08 NAT/FIN/000596
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Raised Bogs (Latvia Latvija)
Restoration of Raised Bog Habitats in the Especially Protected Nature Areas of Latvia
LIFE08 NAT/LV/000449
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The Dutch Crane Resort (Nederland)
Improvement of hydrological conditions in peat bog area Fochteloërveen
LIFE08 NAT/NL/000193
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Life to ad(d)mire (Sverige)
Life to ad(d)mire – Restoring drained and overgrowing wetlands
LIFE08 NAT/S/000268
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MoorLIFE (United Kingdom)
MoorLIFE: Active blanket bog restoration in the South Pennine Moors
LIFE08 NAT/UK/000202
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ReHa Federseemoor (Deutschland)
Restoration of habitats in the Federsee bog (ReHa Federseemoor)
LIFE07 NAT/D/000233
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PLTHautes-Fagnes (België - Belgique)
Rehabilitation of heaths and mires on the Hautes-Fagnes Plateau
LIFE06 NAT/B/000091
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Active blanket bog in Wales (United Kingdom)
Restoring active blanket bog in the Berwyn and Migneint SACs in Wales
LIFE06 NAT/UK/000134
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Cx SCAILLE (België - Belgique)
Actions for the valleys and turf moors of Croix Scaille (Belgium)
LIFE05 NAT/B/000087
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Dommeldal (België - Belgique)
Transboundery habitat restoration in the valley of the Dommel
LIFE05 NAT/B/000091
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ROSTAM (Deutschland)
Rosenheimer master basin bogs
LIFE05 NAT/D/000053
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RERABOG-DK (Danmark)
Restoration of raised bogs in Denmark with new methods
LIFE05 NAT/DK/000150
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Life plateau de Montselgues (France)
Preservation of the heathlands, peatlands and bats of Montselgues
LIFE05 NAT/F/000135
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GreenBelt (Finland Suomi)
Natural Forests and mires in the "Green Belt" of Koillismaa and Kainuu
LIFE04 NAT/FI/000078
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RRBI (Ireland)
Restoring raised bogs in Ireland
LIFE04 NAT/IE/000121
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MIRES (Latvia Latvija)
Implementation of mire habitat management plan for Latvia
LIFE04 NAT/LV/000196
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PLBALTBOGS (Poland Polska)
Conservation of baltic raised bogs in Pomerania, Poland
LIFE04 NAT/PL/000208
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Saint Hubert (België - Belgique)
Rehabilitation of peat and wet habitats on the Saint-Hubert Plateau
LIFE03 NAT/B/000019
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Boreal forests (Finland Suomi)
Restoration of boreal forests and forest-covered mires
LIFE03 NAT/FIN/000034
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Karelian Mires (Finland Suomi)
Karelian mires and virgin forests - pearls in the chain of geohistory
LIFE03 NAT/FIN/000036
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Olvassuo (Finland Suomi)
Protection of aapa mire wilderness in Ostrobothnia and Kainuu
LIFE02 NAT/FIN/008469
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Aapa & Avi (Finland Suomi)
Protection and usage of aapa mires with a rich avifauna
LIFE00 NAT/FIN/007060
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Blanket bog (United Kingdom)
Restoring active blanket bog of European importance in North Scotland
LIFE00 NAT/UK/007075
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