Progress: 0 - Not yet begun, no progress
Please see link to estonia-powpa-progress-23.02.10.pdf in "Survey" section 3).
three main actions have been taken within last 9 years: designation of Natura 2000 (N2000) network, designation of local government (LG) level protected areas (PA) and designating green network (GN) with start of its integration into physical planning system.
Progress: 1 - Just started, limited progress
GN with core areas as PA-s and corridors between them is designated as county level thematic planning that should be considered by LG-s when updating their comprehensive plans. Ca 30 LG-s (out of 270?) have already considered it.
first attempts on training LG-s and local environmentalists on GN
first 5 animal passages are set on main roads and ca 20 passages as well as 7 ecoducts are in planning or project phase
Progress: 2 - Activity fully underway
North Livonian Transboundary Ramsar Site (2 Ramsar site in Estonia and 1 in Latvia)
Agreement Between the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia and the Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of Estonia on Management of Nature Conservation in Transboundary Context
Transboundary Steering Committe between Estonia & Latvia;
Percentage of protected areas with a management plan: ? - Not enough information to answer this question
Since 2009 the management plans are approved by the director general of Environmental Board. Previously it was done by Minster of Environment
Special Conservation Area to nature reserve
Progress made in assessing protected area governance: ? - Not enough information to answer this question
Percentage of protected areas assigned an IUCN category: 96-100%
No data available
Cooperation Panel for Soomaa National Park
Joining PAN Parks network (Soomaa National Park)
Traditional meetings with the representatives of local NGOs
Sustainable tourism development in protected areas (e.g. PAN Parks)
Interreg IIIA funded project "Tuned management and monitoring of the transboundary protected areas in North-Livonia as a support for local development"
Progress: ? - Not enough information to answer this question
in 2010 will be TV campaign
1) semi-natural habitats 2)methods of monitoring 3) overview of studies carried out on protected areas and species 4) cooperation and negotiation skills
approximately 50 different programs
Percent of protected areas assessed for management effectiveness: 0-5%
questionnaire is under preparation