RESTORATION AND MANAGEMENT OF THE HÄÄDEMEESTE WETLAND COMPLEX

This is an EU LIFE-Nature project (LIFE00NAT/EE/7082) at Rannametsa – Soometsa Nature Reserve. The project is carried out by the Estonian Ornithological Society as benefiacry and main implementing body. The goal of the project is preserving and restoring the nature conservation values of the reserve with the EU and national importance. For achieving this goal, the project will be implemented in close co-operation among beneficiary NGO, statutory- and local municipality institutions, with local land managers and other stakeholders. In the project is foreseen to carry out several habitat restoration activities as pilot ones in order to get experiences on the applicability of these methods countrywide.

Very important part of the project is development of the infrastructure and opportunities for the awareness-rising and dissemination of the project results.

The project is funded in ¾ share by the EU, and the other contributors and the partners are: