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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29 May 2017
Montserrat Natural Park technicians will be conducting extraordinary management actions to help the local pair of Bonelli’s Eagle (Aquila fasciata) feed their chick during the next critical weeks, before it can fly away from the nest. Concrete measures have been designed by a group of experts in management and monitoring of Bonelli’s Eagle including a […]
12 April 2017
European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) are a key element in the food web of Mediterranean mountain ecosystems since they are one of the most common prey for many carnivores, including several birds of prey. Thus, when rabbit populations decrease many predators depending on them get immediately affected. Low densities of rabbits would reduce the availability of […]
2 March 2017
Located in the southeastern part of the project area, between the villages of Esparreguera and Collbató, Serra de Can Rubió i dels Gatells is a mountainous area considered of strategic interest for forest fire prevention. Prescribed burning will be carried out in 20 hectares of this area during the next weeks. Several bird species of […]