LIFE REstore International Conference “Sustainable Management of Degraded Peatlands and Climate Change Mitigation”

05 / 06 / 2019

European Commission LIFE programm project LIFE REstore “Sustainable and responsible management and re-use of degraded peatlands in Latvia” (LIFE REstore, LIFE14 CCM/LV/001103) invites to participate in the international conference "Sustainable Management of Degraded Peatlands and Climate Change Mitigation” that will take place on June 13-14, 2019 at the Academic Center for Natural Sciences of the University of Latvia (1 Jelgava street, Riga, Latvia). The goal of this conference: to raise awareness of peatlands’ role in climate change mitigation.

Themes of the conference include:
The influence of differently managed peatlands on climate change mitigation; development of national GHG emission factors;
After-use of peatlands affected by peat extraction; recommendations for their sustainable management;
Inclusion of assessment of ecosystem services in the planning of future use of degraded peatlands.
Working language: Latvian and English (simultaneous translation will be provided). 
Agenda and Registration for the participation till June 7, 2019  HERE .