NatAc project partners visit Finland for final project team meeting

CB786 “Nature Access to All (NatAc)” On 27-28 September the Nature Access to All  project NatAc partners met in Turku (Finland), to discuss the activities carried out over the last period and the overall results reached in the project. The team also visited its Finnsih Partner’s – Parks & Wildlife Finland (Metsahallitus) – infrastructure imporvements

Final Project Event “Let’s go to nature!”

CB786 “Nature Access to All (NatAc)” The Final Project Event took place on September 17 at Ventspils theatre house “Jūras vārti”. During the first part of the event, the presentations’ round was held. Project Leader Alise Lūse talked about what has been done in the project over its 2,5 years’ implementation period: the Trails’ Guidebook

New Nature Trails’ Guidebook with 100 trails accessible to all and more than 300 other trails and nature sites!

CB786 “Nature Access to All (NatAc)” As part of the “NatAc” project the new Nature Trails’ Guidebook is ready! With 100 trails accessible to all and more than 300 other trails and nature sites, which are located in the nearby area and might be of interest while travelling in Latvia, Esronia and Finland! The Guidebook

New videos on trails!

CB786 “Nature Access to All (NatAc)” Upon the project closure we have published a series of 7 sincere videos on accessible nature trails to all in Kurzeme and the Central Baltic Region. Take a look! Episode 1: Lake Būšnieki nature trail – the longest accessible trail in Latvia – with Gustavs and Marta, riding the

Chests of senses for nature interpretation

CB786 “Nature Access to All (NatAc)” As part of the Nature accessibility project, the NatAc project partner – Estonian Environmental Board – last year created a new and innovative educational tool, which helps to interpret nature for people with disabilities, particularly – the visually impaired. Five of such bags, developed based on the Estonian methodology,

Tactile & Braille cards

CB786 “Nature Access to All (NatAc)” To expand opportunities and help visually impaired to get to know nature trails and the animals and nature values there, by using other senses, we have created special A5 format tactile cards for seven nature trails in Kurzeme: Lake Liepāja Zirgu Island Trail, which card depicts the bittern –

Accessibility days are on!

CB786 “Nature Access to All (NatAc)” On 12 August the first out of three Accessibility Days’ events for families foreseen in the poject took place in Latvia, at Kalēti Forest Park. Accessibility Days in Latvia, Estionia and Finland are organised to give a chance for disabled families to meet and spend time together, while hiking,

Tactile infostand and new direction signs in Alsunga

CB786 “Nature Access to All (NatAc)” At the small loop (“Mazātak”) of Alsunga Žibgrava nature trail a new tactile information stand has been installed. The stand contain tactile map, which allows to touch and feel the route lines along with various objects on the way. The stand also specifically highlights the small loop, which is