25 April 2019
Zemgale region develops the first regional Landscape and Green Infrastructure plan in Latvia
Zemgale Planning Region organized the second Public Consultation on ‘Zemgale regional landscape and green infrastructure plan’ on March 20, 2019 in Jelgava.
The experts from the University of Latvia, the Latvia University of Life Science and Technologies, Baltic Environmental Forum-Latvia and the “Regional Projects” Ltd, Spatial planners from Zemgale region, landscape and environment specialists, as well as other interested persons were invited to participate in the second public consultation on the ‘Analysis of the existing situation for the development of the Zemgale Regional landscape and Green Infrastructure Plan’ and the discussion on “Integrating Landscape and Green Infrastructure Aspects into Territorial Planning”. The local public event was organized to involve stakeholders and to ensure the openness and transparency of the planning process.
Zemgale Planning Region started the work on the development of the thematic ‘Landscape plan and green infrastructure plan’ for Zemgale planning region. The contract was granted to the company contracted in public procurement and the Plan will be developed by the consulting company SIA Delta Kompanija. The first deliverable “Analysis of the existing situation for the development of the Zemgale Regional Landscape and Green Infrastructure Plan” was submitted in the form of the Report including text and maps and in electronic version as well as printed Report in 2 copies according to the stated deliverable date – December, 2018.
The landscape planning experts and representatives of SIA Delta Kompanija- Ivo Vinogradovs and Anita Zariņa participated in the public consultation with the Analysis of the current situation of landscape and green infrastructure in Zemgale Region with the insight of the first deliverable of the thematic Plan: the new document contains the regulatory enactments, guidelines, explanations related to thematic landscape planning, regional typology and characterization of landscapes and spatial division of landscapes on regional, subregional and local scale.