Survey on riparian forest

In the Life Alnus project we have been working to improve riparian forests. Now we are launching a survey about these ecosystems. Can you help us? You can answer it here. Thank you very much for your participation, there is time to answer it until the 24th of June.      

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Joint Day of LIFE INVASAQUA and LIFE ALNUS about alien species

1st and 2nd of June 2022 The upcoming 1st and 2nd of June of 2022, a joint day will be held between LIFE ALNUS and LIFE INVASQUA about alien species. The 1st day will be placed at the Prat de la Riba room in the Institution of Catalan Natural History and the Catalan Studies Institute […]

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LIFE ALNUS workshop inside the Osona’s Naturalistic Days

2nd of April 2022 With the beginning of the C3. Restoration of rivers geomorphological strongly modified, a technical field-visit in Torelló and Masies de Voltregà has been promoted to keep the awareness, communication, and explanation of the importance of the hidromorphological recovery as the basis to recover all the fluvial system dynamics at the Ter […]

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Stewardship agreements and authorisations with properties of riparian forests

February and march 2022 To start with the works of C2. Silvicultural measures of alder forest restoration, with the objective to improve the ecological quality and structure of the most strategic alders of the Ter basin, we’ve contacted again with the different properties next to the river to get the permission to access them and […]

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Visit of the TV3 channel at the implementation zone of the Besòs basin

28th of January 2022 With the communication done for the otters refuges at Congost river, the Maresme-Vallès Oriental delegation team of TV3 came to visit us last January to spread the LIFE ALNUS project all around Catalonia. During the recording we presented different implementation spots and actions done while trying to elaborate thoughts on fluvial […]

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Fauna refuges constructions

17th of January 2022 With a small portion of wood rests from C2 action cuts of alien species at Vallfornes river in Cànoves we’ve built fauna refuges, specifically for otters, in different spots in Congost river. The emplacement of such refuges have been codesigned together with the Besòs Consortium, Rivus Foundation, and with the Conservation […]

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Start of the works at Gambires and Sorral islands in Masies de Voltregà

3rd of January 2021 One of the biggest demonstration projects of the LIFE ALNUS project has started to move towards its execution. After months and years working on a technically complex and highly innovative proposal, at least in our country, the project reaches the decisive moment of its execution. The Catalan Water Agency (ACA) has […]

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Re-mark of dead wood in Ter river

13th of October 2021 Regarding the monitoring activities of our “Dead wood displacement protocol in river areas in Mediterranean basins”, we keep on with the re-marking of wood rests which will be used as a monitoring tool. These rests, at long-term, will offer us nature-based solutions from an innovative perspective. Large dead wood rests have […]

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The Life Alnus Project, host of the Platform Meeting on Connectivity

The Life Alnus project, coordinated by CTFC, hosted the Platform Meeting on Connectivity (Lessons from LIFE on ecological connectivity towards a coherent, functional and resilient network of protected areas), organized by the European funding instrument LIFE Program. More than 80 LIFE projects have participated in a conference on the future of European connectivity, organized by […]

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