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

Webinar “Why and How to Make Nature More Accessible”

CB786 “Nature Access to All (NatAc)” On 7 May 2021 the NatAc project partners in cooperation with the Europarc Federation held a webinar on nature access to all. National Parks, nature heritage sites and symbolic landscapes are our national values and contribute to the quality of life. They are also an important source for environmental

New Mapeirons website developed!

CB786 “Nature Access to All (NatAc)” Good ideas come true! In cooperation with the association of disabled persons and their friends Apeirons we have launched a new, significantly updated version of Mapeirons! The new website contains comprehensive information on accessible sites and services not just in Latvia, but also in Estonia and Finland. It aims

Tactile stands in Liepāja and Ventspils

CB786 “Nature Access to All (NatAc)” This year we have started to work on the installment of direction signs and tactile information stands at nature trails. The project is being implemented with support of the Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020. Information provided by: Alise Lūse                       

Project description: Eastbaltic Harbours

Improvement and promotion of the East Baltic Coast harbours network, Est-Lat177  (Project acronyme: EASTBALTIC HARBOURS) Project title: Improvement and promotion of the East Baltic Coast harbours network, Est-Lat177 Short name of the project: EASTBALTIC HARBOURS Website: https://estlat.eu/en/estlat-results/eastbaltic-harbours.html Programme:  The Cooperation Programme “Interreg V-A – Estonia-Latvia” 2014-2020 financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Programme

Four new accessible nature trails built in Kurzeme

CB786 “Nature Access to All (NatAc)” In 2020 a significant work was finished in Kurzeme on building 4 new accessible nature trails: the small loop of Žibgrava nature trail in Alsunga, the Stingray Path at Kalēti Forest Park, the Rowan Alley at Kazdanga Castle and the additional trail stretches at Kazdanga Park. All new trails