a project to prevent and minimize
major forest fires
a project in a special mountain of great natural,
cultural, spiritual and symbolic values
a project that strengthens biodiversity by favoring
high natural value Mediterranean habitats and species
a project in which traditional livestock
becomes a land management tool
Development of a set of measures in order to improve prevention of major forest fires in a high fire risk area –Montserrat- that has suffered several forest fires over the past few years.
32.000 ha around Montserrat Mountain, an emblematic location on account of its cultural, spiritual, symbolic and natural values.
Montserrat’s natural heritage conservation, including its Natura 2000 sites by preserving and restoring priority habitats and recovering open areas, focusing on 20 fauna species of special conservation concern.
Traditional livestock activity enhancement, turning it into a powerful tool for fire prevention and habitat management.
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7 February 2017
The International congress on prescribed fires (ICOPFIRES) took place in Barcelona on 1-3 February, bringing together many fire professionals and experts from all over the world. The agenda of the Congress included a field trip with a prescribed fire executed by the GRAF team (Catalonia Fire Department). The plot selected was in the Puigventós area […]
2 February 2017
A new issue of the LIFE Montserrat Newsletter is already available. It includes main news concerning the project in the last six months. If you want to take a look at it, click here or find it in the RESOURCES section of this website together with previous issues already launched. In case you are interested […]
25 January 2017
LIFE Montserrat objectives are long term objectives and in order to achieve them local awareness and connivance are absolutely necessary. With this in mind, the action concerning project dissemination to the local educational community is particularly relevant. In this context, an ambitious proposal including collective work with local schools has been designed. Based on the […]