31 • 03 • 2021

JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” Starts Forest Restoration Works

With the onset of warmer weather, JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” (LVM) starts planting new trees in state forests. In small amounts, forest planting works have already started on lands managed...

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25 • 03 • 2021

The Forest Sector Signs a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Aim of Increasing the Share of Bioeconomy in the Latvian Economy

JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” (LVM) and the Latvian Forest Industry Federation representing non-governmental organizations of the forest sector have signed a memorandum of cooperation with the...

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23 • 03 • 2021

The Importance of Forest Tree Selection is Growing

In Latvia, the selection of forest trees began in the second half of the 1950s, when forest scientists started to search for and identify the best stands for the main tree species. Today, progeny...

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16 • 03 • 2021

Remediation Works are Carried out at Forest Infrastructure Sites to Neutralize Explosive Objects

“In order not to endanger those who perform forest infrastructure construction works, LVM tries to carry out the remediation of explosive objects already at the design stage of construction sites....

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10 • 03 • 2021

LVM Nurseries Launch Sowing Works

Along with the first winds of spring, spring sowing works have started in the largest nurseries of JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” (LVM). Since the beginning of March, LVM Mazsili, Strenči...

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09 • 03 • 2021

A New White-tailed Eagle`s Nest has Been Found in Kurzeme

Thanks to an attentive nature walker, who, while taking a walk, noticed an unusually large bird flying out of a nest, a new nest of white-tailed eagles was found in Kurzeme. Initially, the finder of...

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03 • 03 • 2021

Construction of "Sermuliņa Loks" Forest Road has been Completed in Viesīte

At the beginning of this year, the 3.73-km-long forest road called “Sermuliņa loks” was put into operation in Viesīte Forest District, LVM South Latgale region. The construction of this road...

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02 • 03 • 2021

How Climate Change Affects Latvia's Forests

Widespread and devastating forest fires are among the most worrying messengers of climate change. However, the impact of climate change is largely determined by the country's location on the world...

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25 • 02 • 2021

Results of JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” in 2020 Exceed the Forecasts

The Supervisory Board of JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” (LVM) has reviewed the report of the company’s Board on the operational results of economic activity in 2020, which shows that the...

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16 • 02 • 2021

What is Today's Forest Like? The National Forest Monitoring Answers This Question

  At the end of the past decade, a five-year cycle of the National Forest Monitoring came to an end, starting the next – the fourth cycle. The National Forest Monitoring is performed by the...

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15 • 02 • 2021

Students Create Educational Posters about Biorefining of Wood

What is wood biorefining and how does it relate to bio-economy? Secondary school students from all over Latvia have tried to answer these difficult questions in the first round of the scholarship...

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