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2022 04 05
ŽUVINTAS BIOSPHERE RESERVE WAS ESTABLISHED 85 YEARS AGO

The first protected area in Lithuania - Žuvintas Reserve - celebrates its 85th anniversary, as it was established in 1937 on the initiative of Professor Tadas Ivanauskas. At that time, the protection of Lake Žuvintas began, which is distinguished by an extremely rich and diverse world of birds.

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2022 03 08
ALL VISITORS CENTERS WILL BE FREE TO VISIT FOR UKRAINIANS

From today, the National Center for Protected Areas and the Visitor Centers of the Directorates of Protected Areas will provide free guided tours and independent visits to the citizens of the Republic of Ukraine.

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2022 02 22
MONITORING OF BATS BEGINS

The administration of Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park has started to carry out the inventory of wintering bats in the territories designated for the protection of these mammals, mainly in the forts of Kaunas Fortress. These forts have long been recognized as one of the most important bat wintering grounds in Lithuania and are included in the Natura 2000 network of protected areas of international importance.

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2022 01 13
EXPO 2020 IN LITHUANIAN PAVILION - DAY OF PROTECTED AREAS

Today, at the Expo 2020 exhibition in Dubai, the delegation of protected areas presents the values ​​and visitation opportunities of Lithuanian national and regional parks and reserves. Various thematic presentations take place regularly in the Lithuanian pavilion, so this day is dedicated to the protected areas of our country.