Vidzemes akmenaina jurmala

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code LV0508600)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 2002
  • Country: Latvia
  • Administrative region: Latvija (LV00)
  • Surface area: 15 km2 (1518.11 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Boreal biogeographical region
  • It protects 20 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 26 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (20)
Species group Number
Birds 15
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 0.54
1220 Perennial vegetation of stony banks 12.52
1230 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic Coasts 3.87
1640 Boreal Baltic sandy beaches with perennial vegetation 0
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 8.9
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 0.96
2130 Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') 1.45
2180 Wooded dunes of the Atlantic, Continental and Boreal region 42.38
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 0
6120 Xeric sand calcareous grasslands 0.5
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 1.75
6270 Fennoscandian lowland species-rich dry to mesic grasslands 8.01
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 14.46
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 5.84
6530 Fennoscandian wooded meadows 7.88
7160 Fennoscandian mineral-rich springs and springfens 0
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0.03
9010 Western Taïga 80.91
9020 Fennoscandian hemiboreal natural old broad-leaved deciduous forests Quercus, Tilia, Acer, Fraxinus or Ulmus) rich in epiphytes 28.34
9050 Fennoscandian herb-rich forests with Picea abies 15.28
9070 Fennoscandian wooded pastures 1.53
9080 Fennoscandian deciduous swamp woods 86.82
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 1.5
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 0
91D0 Bog woodland 0
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 21.71

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Not under Birds directive
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
May 2004
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
May 2004
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2004
Date of Standard data form update December 2019

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