In 2022 we organized the second Lithuania’s Scythe Mowers Championship in Aquatic Warbler meadows. Almost 50 scythe mowers gathered to Šyša polder.
Project Implementation in pictures
In 2022, after few years’ brake local farmers attended traditional Aquatic Wabler welcoming event in Šyša polder. We met for an informal talks with farmers … watch gallery
Habitat restoration works in Tyrai (Kliošiai landscape reserve) is ongoing. During this year, reeds were mowed once again. In part of the territory nationally protected … watch gallery
This year (2020) the construction of a cognitive trail in the most important Aquatic warbler habitats in the world – Zvaniec peat, Belarus was completed. … watch gallery
Like every year, specialists from Baltic Environmental Forum in the beginning of June visited farmers of Nemunas Delta in whose fields globally endangered species – … watch gallery
In 2020 besides regular monitoring of Aquatic warblers, the search of translocated (from Belarus to Lithuania) rare birds took place.
On the 1st of June, traditionally, special Aquatic warbler flags were raised by farmers and organisations, that are contributing to the conservation of this species.
The photos show habitat restoration works, such as bush removal, reed mowing, that were carried out in the project territories in Lithuania – Tyrai (Kliošiai … watch gallery
During the project, the most important habitat of Aquatic warbler – Zvanets wetland in Belarus is being restored. In Zvanets wetland water level regulators are … watch gallery
With use of small devices – geolocators, a study of the migration of Aquatic warblers was carried out in 2018 – 2020. It turned out … watch gallery
Habitat restoration work is underway in the Dokudovskoje wetland in Belarus. It is intended to carry out an experiment when sedges are sown in the … watch gallery
Intensive work happened in Sysa polder during 2019. In the spring of 2020, the installation of a water regulator was completed here, this will help … watch gallery
In 2019 a lot of attention was dedicated to counting of Aquatic warblers, especially in Žuvintas area. The entire Žuvintas area has been thoroughly combed … watch gallery
In 2019 the translocation of Aquatic warbler juveniles was carried out for a second time. Another 50 chicks of Aquatic warbler were brought to Lithuania … watch gallery
On June 2019 in Servech an event for local community was hosted. During the event, biologists introduced the natural values of the area, and in … watch gallery
Greeting of Aquatic warblers took on a different format in 2019. This year we’ve met not in Nemunas Delta, but in Žuvintas and greeted not … watch gallery
Like every year, specialists from Baltic Environmental Forum, together with volunteer Vidmantė from Rusnė, in the beginning of summer 2019 visited farmers of Nemunas Delta … watch gallery
On 1st of June in commemoration os the International Day of Children’s protection, we invited local people from Nemuna’s Delta to raise special Aquatic warbler’s … watch gallery
On summer of 2018 few meetings with school children took place in Minsk. the children learned about Aquatic warbler, and through various artistic activities, they … watch gallery
In June of 2018, after the first count of the aquatic warbler population, the project team visited farmers who had sightings of these rare birds … watch gallery
In the beginning of June 2018 fifty aquatic warbler nestlings were brought to the Žuvintas biosphere reserve from Belarus. Preparations for the translocation in the … watch gallery
At the Nemunas delta, also called “bird paradise,” on June 2nd 2018 a traditional welcoming party for the aquatic warblers was held.
In May 2018 the International Aquatic Warbler Conservation Team celebrated 20 years by discussing the protection of this globally endangered species with scientists and experts … watch gallery
As the project progresses and celebrates various accomplishments, meetings with the area’s communities were organized. During these meetings concerns and questions were addressed. In the … watch gallery
In these pictures you can see the progress of habitat restoration work from winter of 2017 to spring of 2018.
In the project territories a variety of scientific research projects are being conducted – plant projects, insect monitoring, water level measurements, counting of aquatic warbler … watch gallery
From the Ventės ragas ornithological station the project team and colleagues report to the international ornithological society about aquatic warblers caught in Lithuania with bands … watch gallery
Visit to the project territories – Zvanec and Servech wetlands – and meeting with the area community 2017.
On 3-4 of July, 2017, in the Žuvintas biosphere reserve the first foreign and Lithuanian expert meeting occurred, where the aquatic warbler translocation sites were … watch gallery
In June 2017 the project team held meetings with farmers who had sightings of aquatic warblers on their land this year. Those who agreed to … watch gallery
On June 3 of 2017 in the Nemunas Delta, also called “bird paradise,” a welcome party for the aquatic warblers was held.
October 26-27 in 2016 the first project partner meeting occurres in Vilnius. All of the project plans were presented and discussed, and decisions about upcoming … watch gallery
On October 6, 2016, at the LIFE program project meeting in Brussels, “LIFE Magni Ducatus Acrola” was presented. On February 28th, 2017, the project was … watch gallery