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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13 December 2017
The construction of a new farmyard has been completed during the autumn. It is located in El Mimó, a public property owned by Vacarisses Town Council in which a new livestock holding will soon start its activity with the support of the LIFE Montserrat project. The new infrastructure is made of wood as a measure […]
17 November 2017
During this 2017-2018 school year several primary and secondary schools from the project area will visit some of the sites hosting LIFE Montserrat activity as a measure to raise local awareness of the project. School visits will take place in two different sites: Can Maçana, in El Bruc, and El Mimó-Puigventós, in the area between […]
16 October 2017
A meeting between LIFE Montserrat farmers and the project technical staff took place on 9 October in El Bruc Town Council. Livestock holdings that benefit from LIFE Montserrat investments have already been selected at this stage, and they will all contribute to have grazing activity implemented in over 50% of the strategic areas for fire […]