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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The plantations in the Besòs basin have started

On November 18, the plantations began in the Besòs basin, with the collaboration of the municipalities of Bigues i Riells, Santa Eulàlia de Ronçana and Granolllers. The aim is to improve the structure, composition and ecological quality of the riparian forests, recovering and reintroducing the habitat in unstructured river stretches. It should be noted that […]

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New invasive species has been detected in the basin

As part of the botanical monitoring of the LIFE ALNUS project in the Besòs river basin, a new invasive species (still not documented) has been detected in the basin, the xia (Salvia hispanica). “People buy the seeds, which are eaten raw in salads. When they wash the dishes, all those seeds that have not been […]

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“Com tenim els boscos de ribera a Catalunya” conference

Last November 27th, the conference “Com tenim els boscos de ribera a Catalunya” (“How do we have riparian forests in Catalonia”) was held by Dr. Jordi Camprodon. You can watch the conference at the following Youtube link: https://t.co/MCxEwNd85J?amp=1

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New Life Alnus educational material

The Life Alnus new educational material is now available. It permits to discover the forest of the river through creative and practical activities, grouped in a youth magazine format.

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The educational activities of the project have been carried out

We have made the educational activities of the project LIFE ALNUS, where we have discovered the secrets of the forests of Congost river in Can Cabanes with the secondary school students in Granollers, and the actions of restoration in Gallissà pools with the students of Mare de Déu de Talló school, in Bellver de Cerdanya.

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Regulation of public use in riverside areas

In order to complement locally the actions of the LIFE ALNUS project, one of the actions considered is the regulation of the recreational uses around the riverside areas, improving the governance of the habitat in a long term, with the aim of regulating the pressures towards the riverside spaces. In the case of the Ter, […]

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The discussion classrooms have started

The first of five discussion classrooms was held las Friday 25th of September. The topic was the custody for the conservation of riverbanks that can be undertaken from the private sector. The aim of these dicussion classrooms is to achieve the maximum transference of the project results to a specialized audience. With the help of ARC […]

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We have made a sampling in Bellver de Cerdanya and in Congost river

From 7th to 9th of September we have been sampling habitats, macroinvertebrates and fishes in the islands of the Segre and in the exit channel of the Gallissà pools, spaces which are part of the project. The islands of the Segre are some of the most diverse and extensive in the country, with a very […]

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