On December 20, 2019 on the basis of the “Krivsk” resort (Pechory municipal district of the Pskov Region) a Steering Committee meeting of the Latvian-Russian cross-border cooperation project NewLINE (“New Life of Old Parks: Efficient Management of Historical Nature Objects in LatRus Border Area”), supported by Latvia – Russia Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 was held.
The event allowed to sum up the results of the first half of the project implementation, to evaluate the achieved indicators. Thus, it was noted that the improvement of the “Bear Garden” in Balvi (Latvia) is on schedule and will be completed as planned up to May 2020. Correspondingly, similar works on the part of the Korytovo Forest Park in Pskov near the Center for Curative Pedagogics of the Pskov Region will also be able to start from the next spring period. Among the major milestones of the project were also a seminar on manor parks management in Pushkinskiye Gory, collection of information materials on manor parks in the Pskov region, Latgale and Vidzeme, preparatory work for the next implementation period.
The event was attended by 8 participants – representatives of the NewLINE project team from NGO “Lake Peipsi Project (Pskov)” and Balvi municipality, as well as members of the Project Steering Committee: Andrey Tsarev, Director of the Center for Curative Pedagogics and Differentiated Education of the Pskov Region; Maria Bulatova, Deputy Head of the International and Inter-regional Cooperation Department of the Pskov Regional Committee for Economic Development and Investment Policy, Natalia Sergeeva, expert of the Committee on the Preservation of Cultural Heritage Objects of the Pskov Region, Ruta Cibule, the Head of Balvi Central Library, and Olga Vasilenko, the NewLINE Project Manager from NGO “Lake Peipsi Project (Pskov)”.
This post has been produced with the financial support of Latvia – Russia Cross-Border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020. Its contents are the sole responsibility of NGO “Lake Peipsi Project (Pskov)” and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Programme, Programme participating countries Latvia and Russia, alongside with the European Union.