On 18 September at Renda County the Kurzeme Planning Region together with its 10 UniGreen project partners (Aukštaitijos nacionalinis parkas, Biržų Regioninis Parkas, DURBE un Durbes novads, Kretingos rajono savivaldybė, Kuldīgas Novada Dome, Rojas novada pašvaldība, Saldus novada pašvaldība, Skrundas novada pašvaldība, Ventspils novada pašvaldība, Žemaitijos nacionalinis parkas) organised the final project management meeting to discuss the progress made in the project so far, sustainability measures and remaining tasks till project closure on 31 October 2019.
So far the project has finished all the planned activities on training, experience exchange and seminars, as well as the majority of marketing activities. There are still 2 promotional tours planned in October for people with disabilities (one in Kurzeme and one in Aukštaitija National Park) to visit the project sites that have been adopted to disabled, as well as printing of an additional amount of copies of the Nature Trails Guidebook, which is particularly demanded among the travellers.
Infrastructure development activities in Kurzeme have also finished. In Lithuania, the final work is going on for the improvement of Jaurykla park in Kretinga and trail stretches and resting areas adjacent to pontoon piers in Aukštaitija National Park.
At the end of the meeting the partners expressed their satisfaction on the mutual cooperation among partners throughout the whole 2,5 years’ period and for the project results, as along with promoting the nature tourism as such, the project has significantly benefited the improvement of the accessibility of nature tourism for people with disabilities.
Project activities are being implemented with the support of the Interreg V-A Latvia-Lithuania Programme 2014-2020.
Information prepared by:
UniGreen Project Manager
Kurzeme Planning Region
Tel.: + 371 26315137, firstname.lastname@example.org