Meeting on the results of the assessment of amphibian and reptile species

Within the LIFE FOR SPECIES project (Endangered species in Latvia: improved knowledge and capacity, information circulation and understanding) in the period from 2021. until 2023 in April, an evaluation of the state of amphibian and reptile species and determination of the risk level of species extinction was carried out using the methodology and criteria developed by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN,, -project/materials/). The activities were carried out within the project B.1 activity "Re-evaluation of the status of species protection and preparation of the list of endangered species using IUCN criteria".

In order to present the preliminary results of species evaluations to those interested, a meeting will be organized this on May 16 at 10:00 (on Zoom).

It will consist of:

  • informative presentation on the progress, principles and results of the assessment of the danger of amphibian and reptile species (A. Čeirāns, LU)
  • Questions and discussion.

Estimated meeting length: approximately 2 hours.

To participate in the meeting, please fill out the application by May 12:

A link to the meeting will be sent to the email you provided before the meeting.

A total of 21 species of amphibians and reptiles were evaluated in the project. The results and the list of evaluated species with assigned preliminary categories are available here:

Abinieki_rapuli_IUCN_apspriedem LV (password: IUCN-2023)

Of these, 10 taxa have been evaluated as LC (least concern or safe) in Latvia.

We invite anyone who is interested in participating, to read the assessments and send comments and questions before the meeting by writing to the email provided below:

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