Estonian wetlands

Pildid / - Puhatu droon soooja

Current (beginning of the 2016) state of the Estonian wetlands were nicely presented  in 25.02.16 workshop.

Workshop was titled  „Peatlands in the EU Regulatory Environment with a Case Study from the New Member States”,

was held in Ministry of Environment, Tallin.


Main project is run by  Michael Succow Foundation, check their project webpage for most up-to-date information.

Invitation to the event is available here.

Organization Name(s) Title
Michael Succow Foundation

Jan Peters, Moritz von Unge, 

Mareike Vischer-Leopold

Short introduction of the Project and its goals

MoE Dep of Nature Conservation Herdis Fridolin

Peatlands and nature conservation in Estonia

MoE Dep of Climate and Radiation Cris-Tiina Türkson Wetland sub-sector in National Greenhouse Gas Inventory 
MoE Dep of Water Irja Truumaa Challenges of Water framework directive in Estonia
Enviromental Board Agu Leivits Environmetal Board and Peatlands
State Forest Agency Kristjan Tõnisson RMK and wetlands
Agricultural Board, Dep of Melioration Madli Karjatse, Ele Liivamägi

Melioration related to peatlands

Tallinn University, Ecology Center Mati Ilomets  
Private Forest Foundation Kertu Kekk Peatlands and work related to EU regulations
Estonian Peat Society Erki Niitlaan Peatland management in Estonia
Estonian Ornithological Society Mati Kose EU, Peatland & Birds 
Estonian Fund For Nature Jüri –Ott Salm  
Estonian Environmental Law Center  Siim Vahtrus  
Nature Tourism ( Aivar Ruukel