Current projects

Here you can find the projects that we are currently involved in. If you are particularly interested in some of them, contact us at elf@elfond.ee

  • CAP 2020. Towards Sustainable Agriculture, 2017 - read more form estcap blog.Also see conference web page HERE!
  • Stories of the flying squirrel on the radio, 2016-2017
  • Campaign “For the Protection of the Forest” , 2016-2017
  • Raising awareness of climate change, 2016-present
  • Research into and maintenance of the last habitat of freshwater pearl mussels, 2016-2017
  • Restoration and preservation of mires, 2015-2020
  • Bats in a building – what to do? 2014-2017
  • Sharing experiences on restoration of mires, 2014-2017
  • Promoting the use of renewable energy, 2013-present
  • Summer school of ELF´s environmental working bees, 2013-present
  • Campaign “Frogs out of the way”, 2012-present
  • Wetlands Day, 2012-present
  • Website introducing nature sounds “Tune into Nature”, 2010-present
  • “Let´s Do It!” clean-up day, 2010-present, find out more HERE!
  • Acknowledgment of the Baltic Sea Farmer of the Year, 2009
  • Moratorium on felling of key biotopes, 2007-present
  • Integrated sea use management, 2007-present
  • The Young Conservationist Award, 2005-present
  • Nature conservation holidays, 1998-present find out more HERE!
  • Conservation expertise and conservation work, 1996-present
  • Nature Conservation Database, 1993-present
  • Porpoises in the Baltic Sea, 1991-present
  • Seal research and protection, 1991-present
  • Bat research and protection, 1991-present
  • Flying squirrel research and protection, 1991-present
  • Reducing eutrophication in the Baltic Sea, 1991-present

Completed activities

Here you will find the most significant actions and projects that we have dealt with over the past 10 years. If you are particularly interested in one of them, contact us at elf@elfond.ee 

  • The year of the black stork, 2016
  • Inventory training for forestry consultants, 2015
  • Increasing civil society collaboration in the forestry sector, 2015-2016
  • Eutrophication calculator, 2015
  • Cooperation of Estonian and Belarusian NGOs in wetland conservation, 2015-2016
  • Construction of the Vända constructed wetland, 2014-1015
  • Involvement of society into mineral extraction issues, 2014-2016
  • Increasing marine pollution response capabilities, 2014-2016
  • Marine habitat modelling, 2013-2014
  • Creating the model for reducing agricultural nonpoint source pollution, 2013-2014
  • Computer game KALA for students, 2013
  • Increasing the advocacy capacity in forest policy 2013-2014
  • Preventing the conflict between conservation of wolves and that of semi-natural communities, 2012-2013
  • Repopulation of Estonian lynx in Poland, 2012-2015
  • The survey “Estonia's opportunities for moving towards a competitive low-carbon economy by 2050”, 2012- 2013
  • The first stage of establishing the Estonian Wildlife Hospital, 2012-2015
  • Inventory of the maritime areas of the banks of Uusmadala, Kuradimuna and Tallinn, 2012
  • Renewable Energy 100: transition to clean energy, 2012
  • TedX for Nature, 2011
  • Assessment of the possible uses of peat deposits, 2011-2012
  • Environmentally friendly agriculture – SNOWBAL, 2011-2013
  • “Sass the Dung Beetle” books for children, 2011-2013
  • Best practices of EKO advocacy, 2011-2014
  • Exhibition “Extinct and Endangered Species in Estonia”, 2011
  • Gulf of Riga as a resource for wind energy, GORWIND, 2010-2012
  • Inventory of Kõpu peninsula maritime area, 2010-2012
  • Online forest game, 2010
  • Launching the Let´s Do It World initiative, 2010 – find out more HERE!
  • The book and the exhibition “Changing Estonian Nature”, 2010-2015
  • EnSaCo – readiness for coastal pollution, 2009-2011
  • International conference “The Impact of Oil on Wildlife”, 2009
  • Active wetlands, 2009-2012
  • Evaluation of the preservation of biological diversity in forests, 2009
  • DemoFarm – environmentally friendly agriculture, 2009-2011
  • BalticSeaNow.info – information portal on the Baltic Sea, 2009-2012
  • Krassgrund marine area inventory, 2009-2010
  • Environmental impact assessment of building the Nord Stream gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea, 2009-2012
  • Restoration of the ecological conditions of Männiku stream, 2008
  • Conservation assessment of 13 900 mires, 2008-2011
  • Gretagrund shoreline inventory, 2008
  • Raising awareness of GMOs, 2007-2008
  • Campaign on introducing key biotopes, 2007
  • 2011 Improving the protection of the Baltic Sea – ESTMAR, 2007-2011
  • Marten in Viru county, 2007-2008
  • Hazardous substance education campaign together with Greenpeace, 2006
  • Assessment: A permanent connection between Saaremaa island and the mainland’s impact on wildlife, 2006
  • Establishment of Muraste Nature School, 2006
  • Establishing the Estonian Environmental Law Centre (EELC), 2006 – find out more HERE!
  • Operation Lifebelt, 2006-2010
  • Increasing readiness to respond to oil pollution, 2005-2007
  • The Young Sustainable Farmer Award, 2005-2010
  • Study: The analysis of the Estonian oil shale industry life cycle, 2005
  • MAFF - Matsalu Nature Film Festival, find out more HERE! 2003-2016
  • Establishment and development of Palupõhja Nature School, 2000-.2006
  • Publication and web portal “Green Gate”, 1999-2015
  • Creation of Tabasalu Nature Park, 1999

You can find out more about our earlier activities via elf@elfond.ee