On 30 May, 2019, the Managing Authority of Latvia-Russia CBC Programme and Gulbene Municipality Council signed the grant contract to implement the project “Parks without borders”.
The project aims to set up the cross-border cooperation among beneficiaries of the project, which are based in the Programme regions: Councils of Gulbene Municipality, Daugavpils City Council, Preiļi Municipality in Latvia, and Administrations of Pskovsky, Porhovsky and Kuninsky areas and of town of Velikie Luki in Russia. They will jointly develop efficient management of the seven parks located on their territories. The project results will provide the locals and tourists with better access to natural recreation areas, contribute to increase of number of visitors to parks, and, importantly, to preserve and sustainably use the parks in the Programme area.
The project foresees infrastructural investments to equip recreational zones of parks, to revitalize the greenery, to clean the ponds and to reconstruct walking paths and bridges, which will be supported by the soft activities, including trainings for professionals and thematic events for wider public.
The total budget of the project is 700 thousand EUR, including Programme co-financing amounting to 630 thousand EUR.
To learn more about the project follow the link: http://bit.ly/LAT-RUS-ParksWithoutBorders