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Date: 20 March 2019

Attendees ranged from various sectors, mainly scientists and government officials representing Ministry of Environment, but also several representatives from municipalities, protected areas; NGOs and Ministry of Agriculture.

Presentations were delivered by guest and local speakers on river restoration and barrier management. There was a discussion on how river restoration practice in Lithuania could be implemented. It was concluded that efforts on data collection and processing is needed to have a comprehensive picture of Lithuanian barriers and their impact on river properties and ecology. Then it was proposed that Lithuania should develop a river restoration strategy based on barrier data.


Ministry of Environment of Republic of Lithuania, Jakšto str. 4, Vilnius, Lithuania


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