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2021 11 26
DAMS ARE REMOVED FROM LITHUANIAN PROTECTED AREAS

There are more than a thousand different dams in Lithuania, almost a third of which are possibly threatened by their unsatisfactory condition. Dams harm migratory fish and damage the entire ecosystem. Recently, the removing of dams in protected areas has begun.

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2021 10 14
HOW TO INTERPRET NATURE FOR VISITORS

People who take advantage of nature also have a moral responsibility to PROTECT it ... The seminar of nature guides in the Curonian Spit National Park with the participation of specialists of protected areas started with such thoughts. Interpretation of nature, knowledge of the audience, methodologies in group work, deeper acquaintance with nature through emotions ... These and other topics were ...

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2021 09 09
COVID-19 MANAGEMENT MEASURES AFTER SEPTEMBER 13

We would like to inform you that as of September 13, 2021, the procedure for providing some services to the State Service for Protected Areas and the National Visitors' Center of Protected Areas will change in connection with the requirement established by the Government of Lithuania to have a national certificate (“Galimybių pasas”).

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2021 08 18
RARE BIRDS RETURNED TO HABITATS USING FUNDS COLLECTED FROM INFRINGERS

This year, close to 200 thousand EUR. have already been allocated for conservation in nature protected areas. from the Environmental Support Program (ESP). The main revenue of this program consists of funds recovered for damage to the environment and nature, received from fines paid for environmental violations, etc.

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2021 07 15
THE PENINSULA „ŠČIŪRO RAGAS“ IS ADAPTED FOR VISITING

Labanoras Regional Park has a unique peninsula that separates two lakes - White Lakajai and Black Lakajai. This exceptional natural place will be newly adapted for visiting this summer under the project “Protection and Adaptation of Landscape Values” initiated by the State Service for Protected Areas under the Ministry of Environment.

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2021 06 16
EUROPEAN POND TURTLES RETURNED TO THEIR HABITATS

Veisiejai Regional Park directorate informed that on June 11. European pond turtles will come back to the regional park after wintering in Lithuanian Zoo. Everyone who were interested to meet European Pond Turtles where invited to Veisiejai regional park visitor’s centre.

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2021 05 14
NEW DISCOVERIES IN THE CURONIAN SPIT NATIONAL PARK

The presentation of the new outdoor information system to the community and the media took place in the Curonian Spit National Park. New viewpoints, modern, interesting information stands, hiking and cycling routes, unexpected panoramic views of the Curonian Spit on the tops of hitherto unvisited dunes - all this awaits you in the renewed Curonian Spit National Park.

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2021 04 15
NEW PROTECTED AREAS ARE PLANNED

The State Service for Protected Areas under the Ministry of Environment is implementing the project “Preparation of Protected Areas Planning Documents and Methodological Material (for Assessment of the Condition of Values ​​and Landscape Analysis) II”, during which documents for newly established protected areas will be processed and the protected areas planning process optimized. In the near future, the ...

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2021 03 31
ŽUVINTAS IN THE WORLD BIOSPHERE RESERVE NETWORK

On March 24 this year. The UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Program celebrates its 50th anniversary. These programs include 714 biosphere reserves in 129 countries, including the Žuvintas Biosphere Reserve.

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2021 02 10
SAUGOMA.LT WEBSITE STARTS - WE ARE WAITING FOR YOUR OPINIONS

Getting to know protected areas, understanding what is protected, traveling around national and regional parks will be easier. The State Service of Protected Areas under the Ministry of Environment is developing a new website - saugoma.lt and is currently presenting a pilot version to the public.

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2021 01 19
NEW NATURE SCHOOLS WILL BE FINISHED UNTIL 2022 SPRING

The long-awaited construction of the Nature School has started in the Curonian Spit National Park. The doors for nature lovers are scheduled to be open in 2022 spring. The nature school will be located in Smiltynė and Nida.

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2020 12 17
SIMONAS GENTVILAS, THE NEW MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT

Simonas Gentvilas, the new minister of environment, addresses every citizen of lithuania after taking an oath in seimas together with the other members of the 18th Government of the Republic of Lithuania

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