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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31 October 2018
Once again, technical teams from other LIFE projects show their interest in visiting us so they get to know LIFE Montserrat activity first-hand. The last of these visits has come from LIFE Cyclamen, a project aiming at increasing Cyprus’s LIFE Programme performing levels in terms of both numbers and quality of proposals. On October 25, […]
21 September 2018
The FIRELIFE project (LIFE13 INF/HU/000827) is focused on the prevention of forest fires in Hungary. The technical team of this project contacted LIFE Montserrat with the aim to come and visit the actions that are being carried out in the Montserrat area with the twin objectives of reducing the risk of fire and favouring biodiversity. […]
28 August 2018
LIFE Montserrat works on a wide range of biodiversity monitoring indicators. One of them is the Catalan Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (CBMS) based on butterfly species. CBMS provides annual data on the population status of butterflies from the weekly repetition of censuses in fixed-route transects, allowing us to relate local changes in the abundance of the […]