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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.

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2021 12 29
PUNIOS ŠILAS FOREST WILL BECOME A FIVE - TIME INCREASED STRICT RESERVE

The protection of one of the most valuable areas - Punios šilas forest at Nemunas Loops Regional Park - is being increased 5 times, expanding the area of ​​the nature reserve.

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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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