Caches in Latvia
A cache is usually a container of various sizes. Each cache contains a notebook, so-called logbook, a pen or pencil and small items for exchange, which are left here by the cachers. Each cache has its own unique GC code. You can also find wooden coins in the caches, so-called SWG. You are welcome to keep these as a souvenir!
Northern Forts have become a popular tourist destination, but every year they increasingly disappear and have been taken away by the sea. The coastal section has one of the fastest erosion rates in Latvia. What causes it? Search for the cache and find the answer!
Jūrkalne Seashore Bluffs
Jūrkalne is one of the most picturesque seashores in Latvia, boasting a beautiful sand beach and the highest seashore bluffs in Latvia.
Unfortunately, there are also misfortunes in this beauty. Jūrkalne Seashore Bluffs is a place where strong coastal erosion can be observed. Search for the cache and find the answer to what is affecting its damage.
Mobility calls for a sustainable and climate-friendly solution, for example, a railway. Unfortunately, a lot of railway sections have been closed down over the past decades, including the Pociems railway station. Railway has been essentially replaced by road transport. How do today’s transport systems harm nature and climate?
Reservoirs of hydroelectric power plants (HPP) can destroy biotopes, the homes of various plant and animal species, as well as spawning grounds of fish. The operation of a hydroelectric power plant degrades and destroys several kilometres of the river valley, changing its natural landscape as a unique and inimitable value of Latvian nature. Search for the cache and find out more about the impact of HPPs.
Welcome to the small and slightly wild River Noriņa! It will take you on a quick journey of nature’s treasures. The River Noriņa was blocked by an old mill dam for at least 100 years. The dam was interfering with the migration of naturally spawning salmon and trout. How was the living spark returned to the river and what is the significance of the river in the natural ecosystem?
Solo drivers of climate change
Large shopping centres are usually located outside of the city centre and are difficult to access with public transportation, thus facilitating the use of private transport. Unfortunately, this means that many consumers visit the shopping centres with their own individual vehicles, thus increasing pollution. How does it affect the climate?
Activity in Latvia is led by Latvijas Dabas fonds
The Latvian Fund for Nature (LFN) is one of the largest and most experienced non-governmental nature conservation organisations in Latvia. Active already for 30 years, LFN has carried out numerous nature projects with the main aim to protect and safeguard Latvia’s species and habitats.