14 • 04 • 2015

The History of “Latvia’s State Forests”

Establishment of the Joint Stock Company “Latvia’s State Forests” (LVM) was determined by an order of the Cabinet of the Republic of Latvia issued in October 1999. Staff recruitment was...

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13 • 01 • 2014

How to recognise a biologically valuable forest

LVM nature experts have compiled a new publication – “How to Recognise a Biologically Valuable Forest” It is a supplemented 2012 edition, which also contains improved inquiry forms for LVM staff...

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09 • 01 • 2014

LVM ensures protection of capercaillie mating areas

In 2011-2013, JSC Latvia’s State Forests (LVM) specialists carried out a project on protecting the capercaillie (wood grouse) population, preserving habitats and introducing a system to manage them,...

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03 • 01 • 2014

Wooden watch bands designed by students gain recognition from LVM

Jelgava Spīdola Gymnasium students have gained recognition from JSC Latvia’s State Forests (LVM) for the most environmentally-friendliest product – wooden watch bands.

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17 • 12 • 2013

LVM scholarship recipients head deeper into forests

LVM scholarship recipients had the chance to take part in a seminar on December 11 to become familiar with the Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Institute and forestry placements in...

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06 • 12 • 2013

Christmas Trees for Everyone

A Christmas tree is a symbol of life which always plays an honourable role at the turn of the year. It is decorated with red apples and bright baubles, candles or electric lights, and children’s...

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29 • 11 • 2013

JS "Latvia's State Forests" („Latvijas valsts meži”) has just released the price list for forest seedlings that its nurseries will be offering in 2014

To make sure there is no delay in regeneration this spring, we are urging all forest owners to sign contracts right now to reserve seedlings for the coming season.

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21 • 11 • 2013

Research topics about forests

In order to encourage secondary school students to choose research topics about forests, JSC Latvia’s State Forests and the Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Institute have come up...

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14 • 11 • 2013

JSC Latvia’s State Forests receives Health Award

The Health Award was presented for the first time at the end of October. JSC Latvia’s State Forests received it in the category “Organizer of Children’s Sporting Events and Healthy Spare Time”...

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11 • 11 • 2013

30 students to receive LVM scholarships this year

This year, JSC Latvia’s State Forests (LVM) scholarships will be granted to 22 students of Latvian higher education institutions and 8 students from Ogre State Technical College, who will have a...

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08 • 11 • 2013

Autumn break in forests – teachers take part in continuing education courses

For the third year in a row, JSC Latvia’s State Forests in conjunction with the State Forest Research Institute “Silava” and the Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Institute...

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