Meeting on the results of the assessment of mammal 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 mammal 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 introduce the interested parties to the preliminary results of the evaluation of mammal species, a meeting will be organized on April 28 at 10:00 (on Zoom).

It will consist of:

  • Informative presentation on the progress and principles of the evaluation of the danger of mammal species (Valdis Pilāts, expert on mammal species of the Nature Protection Board).
  • Results of the assessment of the danger of mammal species (Valdis Pilāts, DAP mammal species expert; Gunārs Pētersons and Viesturs Vintulis, SIA "Dabas eksperti").
  • Questions and discussion.

Estimated meeting length: approximately 2 hours.

To participate in the meeting, please fill out the application by April 25:

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

39 mammal species were selected and evaluated in the project. The results are available here:  Ziditaji_izvertejumi apspriedem LV_2023 

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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