Supporting organisations and institutions



  • The Administration of Latvian Environmental Protection Fund is a state authority subordinated to the direct control of the Ministry of Environment protection and Regional development. The Administration of Latvian Environmental Protection Fund carries out the tasks prescribed in the Latvian Environmental Protection Fund Law.


  • International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS); its original precursor was the International Phytosociological Society (IPS) which was founded in 1939. IAVS is a worldwide union of scientists and others interested in theoretical and practical studies of all aspects of vegetation. The main goals of the IAVS are to facilitate personal contacts among vegetation scientists all over the world and to promote research in all aspects of vegetation science and its applications.
    EDGG is a Working Group of IAVS. IAVS provides the travel grants for the conference.


  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc. was founded in 1807 and is a global science publisher, particularly active in the field of ecology and conservation biology. Among others, Wiley is the publishing partner of the EDGG mother organisation IAVS and has been providing the Young Investigator Prizes to the EDGMs for several years.


  • Daugavpils District Tourism, Recreation and Culture Agency “TAKA” is responsible for tourism information and development in Daugavpils District. Contact us for more information to plan your perfect holidays!

    Rīgas street 2, Daugavpils, LATVIA
    +371 65476748,

    Daugavpils Tourist Information Centre
    Rīgas street 22a, Daugavpils, LATVIA
    +371 65422818, +371 26444810,  

    Welcome to Daugavpils District in Latvia – to explore our meadows, forests, lakes and rivers! You can go by bike or to rent a boat or raft to travel in Daugavas loki/Augšdaugava, and to have a rest in cosy guest house with sauna. There are numerous opportunities of leisure, sports, sightseeing, visitig culture, historical and nature objects.