250,000 Trout Larvae Released into Small Rivers in Latvia with Skonto Būve’s Support
Skonto Būve – branch reputation leader
The international conference Rehabilitation of Gudrona Ponds, organised by Skonto Būve, has taken place
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250,000 Trout Larvae Released into Small Rivers in Latvia with Skonto Būve’s Support

The July release of 50,000 brown trout larvae into the Pededze River basin completed the release of fish larvae within the framework of the "Return of One Million Trout" project, initiated by Skonto Būve. Total brown trout larvae released into the basins of seven rivers amounted to 250,000. The next release of brown trout larvae is planned for next spring.

In order to renew the population of brown trout, a million brown trout larvae were released into the rivers of Latvia over a period of four years, within the framework of "Return of One Million Trout" project initiated by Skonto Būve - 250,000 larvae each year. 

The sites for the release of fish larvae were chosen based on scientific research data about Latvian rivers, in order to renew the population of brown trout in rivers that are suitable for brown trout, which have very low or absent populations of brown trout and where the further survival of the species is endangered.

The Scientific Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment BIOR gave permission to release brown trout larvae into the basins of seven rivers in Latvia - Ogre, Jugla, Lielupe, Venta, Engure, Gauja and Pededze.

The brown trout larvae were released by the society Mēs Zivīm (We for Fish), while they were bred at three fish nurseries in Latvia - Tome of BIOR, Sia Faps and Z/s Sillakas.

Skonto Būve – branch reputation leader

This year Skonto Būve has taken 1st place in the Reputation Top of Latvian Enterprises created by the newspaper Diena and public relations agency Nords Porter Novelli in the field of construction and real estate, but in total – 89th place.

Both the evaluation of entrepreneurs and the population of Skonto Būve activities was high – awarding the first place among construction branch enterprises.

This is already the second year that Skonto Būve has been acknowledged as the branch reputation leader in the Reputation Top.
 

The international conference Rehabilitation of Gudrona Ponds, organised by Skonto Būve, has taken place

In order to learn more about the Gudrona Ponds rehabilitation works and applied technologies performed by Skonto Būve, specialists from nine countries came to Latvia for the international conference Rehabilitation of Gudrona Ponds. The Gudrona Ponds rehabilitation in Inčukalns was taken as an example for observation during the conference.

During the international conference the specialists from Skonto Būve and German enterprise MUEG delivered presentations on the rehabilitation process of Gudrona Ponds, discussing the Gudrona purification possibilities and applied technologies. The participants had an opportunity to go to Inčukalns and see Gudrona Ponds for themselves.

Specialists from 9 countries took part in the conference – Germany, Spain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Great Britain, Romania, Croatia and other countries with a similar problem.