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Project "Nature Access to all" (NatAc)
Project objective is facilitating access to nature tourism by developing the chain of accessible nature tourism sites in Latvia, Estonia and Finland.
- local and foreign travellers
- tourism entrepreneurs and service providers
- local municipalities and nature parks
- non-governmental sector uniting people with disabilities
Implementation period is 01.05.2019 – 30.04.2021. The project is implemented by the Lead Partner – Kurzeme planning region in cooperation with 3 partners from Estonia and Finland:
- MTÜ Lääne-Eesti Turism (NGO West-Estonia Tourism)
- Keskkonnaamet (Estonian Environmental Board)
- Metsähallitus (Parks & Wildlife Finland)
Total budget is 965 773 €, including funding of ERAF 762 932 €. Environmental Board’s budget is 126 968 €.
Project activities managed by Environmental Board:
- Study tour to Denmark to learn best practice – experience exchange visit by all project partners, municipality and tourism specialists.
- Nature interpretation toolboxes for disabled people. Toolboxes will mainly focus on the traditional senses: sight, hearing, smell, touch.
- Kick-off meeting in Liepaja, Latvia 20.-21.05.2019: presentation about project (2.74 MB, PDF), Environmental Board's presentation (1.21 MB, PDF). (Added 31.10.2019.)
- Study-visit to Denmark 30.04.-05.10.2019: agenda (470.07 KB, PDF), conclusions (473.18 KB, PDF), individual feedback (502.57 KB, PDF). (Added 10.10.2019.)
- Project meeting in Haapsalu, 13.-14.11.2019: summary (1.38 MB, PDF), presentation about project process (6.15 MB, PDF). (Added 27.11.2019)
Margit Turb, environmental education specialist, ph +372 518 6747, email@example.com