15 • 07 • 2021

Fire Risk in Forests has Reached a Critical Level

Data from the European Forest Fire Information System “Copernicus” and announcements distributed by the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre show that in the coming days the red...

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07 • 07 • 2021

LVM Environmental Expert Discovers Large-scale Very Rare Plant Species

JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” (LVM) environmental expert, upon checking at least 30-year-old data, has found a large-scale deposit of a very rare and specially protected plant called the great...

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01 • 07 • 2021

LVM Starts Dioryctria abietella Schiff. Butterfly Monitoring

A significant yield of cones is expected in the plantations managed by LVM Sēklas un stādi (LVM Seeds and Seedlings); however, there are a number of different dangers in nature that can damage or...

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30 • 06 • 2021

About 50% of Forest Fires have been Extinguished in Young Stands

In dry and sunny weather, the risk of fire in forests throughout Latvia is rapidly increasing; moreover, according to the information provided by the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology...

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29 • 06 • 2021

Strong Winds Destroy Forests in LVM East Vidzeme Region during the Summer Solstice Holidays

On the morning of 24 June, strong wind gusts in East Vidzeme region caused significant damage to the forest. The greatest damage was done in Gulbene Municipality, where forest stands with a total...

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15 • 06 • 2021

The New Mežvidi Nursery is Already Growing Forest Tree Seedlings for the Next Year

JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” (LVM) structural unit LVM Sēklas un stādi new tree nursery “Mežvidi” that was opened this spring has started growing seedlings in its newly built...

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11 • 06 • 2021

Schools Highly Appreciate the Digital Forest Days

A total of 2 663 school students participated in the Digital Forest Days, organized by JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” (LVM) this April and May. This is the first time in the company's...

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07 • 06 • 2021

More than 6 000 Students have Explored Forest in the Mother Nature Master Class This Year

With the beginning of the summer, the school year in the annual environmental education programme of JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” for grades 1 – 6 “Mother Nature Master Class” has...

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01 • 06 • 2021

The Spring Season of Forest Planting Works is Coming to an End

Although the late arrival of spring introduced minor adjustments to the plans for the start of the planting season, the subsequent weather pampered us with a slow and calm spring, which is very...

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31 • 05 • 2021

JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” to Pay 90.5 Million Euros to the State Budget

The shareholders' meeting of JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” (LVM) has approved the annual report for 2020, which shows that last year's profit before corporate income tax is 76.1 million euros....

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24 • 05 • 2021

Specialists Identify the Effects of Forest Age on Climate Change

Forest ecosystem is an important factor influencing climate, especially when it comes to greenhouse gas emissions. The essence of the climate influence mechanism in this context lies in the ability...

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