FSC Forest Stewardship Council
FSC: Urban Forest of the Baltic States’ Largest Capital Now Certified
Certification will ensure that multiple needs of people who depend on this forest are catered for simultaneously: space for recreation and inspiration, a healthy ecosystem hosting biodiversity, and wood to harvest for products of everyday life.
Riga is well known for its art nouveau buildings and spacious parks. Public recreation forests form a green crown around the capital, providing fresh air and the opportunity for residents to walk and relax. Over one million people live in Riga and the surrounding area, and because of these forests, they don’t have travel far to experience nature.
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