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
The Layman's Report is already available.
A document addressed to the general public to report on the results and conclusions of the project.
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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15 September 2020
You can now read and unload new documents with relevant technical information about the project: Prescribed Burns Report. The document (in English) provides all the information on the use of prescribed burning as a management tool within the framework of the project. Manual de gestión silvopastoral. A useful guide (in Spanish) for the implementation of […]
29 July 2019
The LIFE Montserrat project officially ended on June 30. Over the last 5 years, the project has restored 1200 hectares of land and created 120 new hectares of open areas. The project has also introduced new herds of cows, goats and donkeys to graze on 1400 hectares. Grazing activity will contribute to reduce the risk […]
19 July 2019
The Layman’s Report is a document addressed to the general public that is published at the end of a LIFE project to report on its results and conclusions. The Layman’s Report of the LIFE Montserrat project is already available, so we encourage you to reach it at the Resources section of this website or through […]