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Shrove Tuesday Carnival. Photo: V.Gaudiesius
Shrove Tuesday is an exceptional day in the year dedicated to the eviction of winter and summoning of spring. Shrove Tuesday rites incorporate ancient beliefs related to the awakening of winter for the new cycle of life. Samogitian Shrove Tuesday is hardly imaginable without masqueraders and the uproar that they bring about. In Plateliai region parties of masqueraders called Shrove Tuesday Jews have been popular from time immemorial. In the after-war period the tradition of Shrove Tuesday flagged, however, was revived in the late 1960s. Starting from 1991 Shrove Tuesday celebration is organized by Žemaitija National Park. ... »
When implementing the EEA funded project No. EEE-LT03-AM-01-K-01-008 “Creating a biomass composting mechanism for preserving biodiversity in NATURA 2000 areas“ in Žemaitija National Park and Reiškiai State Telmological Reserve, 192 ha of neglected valuable grasslands and wetlands have been restored this year. Almost all meadows, pastures and wetlands are located in the state forest land, thus the main project partner is Telšiai State Forest Enterprise (VĮ “Telšių miškų urėdija”). ... »
1.Participants of the seminar are observing how the newly purchased equipment. Photo by V. Bagdonas
When implementing the EEA funded project No. EEE-LT03-AM-01-K-01-008 “Creating a biomass composting mechanism for preserving biodiversity in NATURA 2000 areas“ in Žemaitija National Park and Reiškiai State Telmological Reserve, 192 ha of neglected valuable grasslands and wetlands have been restored this year. Almost all of them are located in the state forest land. ... »
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Volunteers films 18 December 2015
This year, volunteers Andrii Marushchak and Jose Prieto together with other associates created several movies about Žemaitija National Park. ... »
Volunteer impressions 18 October 2014
Elena came to Lithuania 7 months ago to take part in EVS project in Zemantja National Park. ... »
Travel in a virtual space. ... »
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320 experts responsible for managing Europe’s natural resources met in the Swabian Alb Biosphere Reserve, Germany last week to plan for the future and seek solutions for the quality management and sustainable use of nature. The event that brought them together, the EUROPARC Conference 2011, is the largest networking opportunity Europe of its kind. ... »
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Žemaitija National Park (ŽNP) was established in 1991 with the aim of preserving, managing and sustainably developing those areas of Žemaitija in north-western Lithuania, that are most valued for their natural and cultural qualities. ... »
APV –General Rehearsal
INTERNATIONAL YOUTH EXCHANGE “MY EARTH, MY WATER” 29TH JULY- 7TH AUGUST 2011 PLATELIAI, LITHUANIA ... »
New, attractive, interesting, modern expositions, new experience and the spirit of Samogitia. ... »
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