Lithuanian Fund for Nature(LFN) is one of the first nature conservation NGOs established in Lithuania, therefore it has considerable experience in implementing natureconservation activities, inter alia in the field of the proposal. LFN has more than 15 years of experience of working with forests in sustainable and responsible forest management, shaping of Lithuanian legal base towards conservation of forest biodiversity, educating foresters, forestowners, and the general public.
Daugavpils University Nature Studies and Environmental Education Centre is focused on different practical biodiversity conservation and environmental education aspects. Organisation has rich experience in practical biodiversity conservation, e.g., elaboration of protected area biodiversity conservation plans, active participation information of new protected areas, elaboration of species conservation plans for locally rare and endangered species, reconstruction plans for parks, and other planning documents related to the assessment of the biodiversity conservation issues. Organization has considerable experience in project development and management for more than 20 years.
Daugavpils University, Nature Studies and Environmental Education Centre, Daugavpils, LV-5401, Latvia, e-mail: email@example.com
Lithuanian Zoological Garden (LZS) is a public institution, which is publicizing knowledge about nature conservation and science to the general society; keeping in captivity and breeding wild and other animals. LZS has experience in protected species reintroduction programmes by breeding in captivity, releasing to the wild and developing reintroduction methodologies for Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx), Eurasian eagle-owl (Bubo bubo), European pond turtles (Emys orbicularis) and Golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos). The institution for many years participates in European programme of threatened species. LZS staff actively caries out environmental education about threatened species and conservation of their habitats.
Kaunas City Municipality is administering of citypark and Natura 2000 area Kaunas oak forest – the main O.eremita habitat in Lithuania and one of the core areas ofthe project.