More visits to the project
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  • More visits to the project

    16 July 2019

    The experience of LIFE Montserrat has become of interest to managers and technicians in charge of Mediterranean natural areas facing similar challenges. They can come to know first-hand the actions carried out here and then apply similar measures to their sites. On July 9, three technicians from VAERSA, a public company providing technical assistance to […]

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  • Technical visit to fire managed areas

    12 November 2018

    A group of technicians from the OPEN2PRESERVE project came to the LIFE Montserrat area on November 7. They visited the areas that were affected by a forest fire in 2015 and some plots where prescribed burnings have been carried out. The intention was to see real examples of how technical fire is being used in […]

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  • More networking activity

    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, […]

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  • Networking with the FIRELIFE project

    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. […]

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  • Field visit by the Project Technical Monitor

    30 April 2018

    LIFE Montserrat is already entering its final stretch concerning conservation actions implementation. Therefore, a field visit by the project Technical Monitor to get first-hand information of the results seemed highly appropriate. The visit took place on 27 April and it was focused on the livestock holdings with which the project collaborates. In all of them […]

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  • Networking with related projects

    16 March 2018

    Ramats de foc (Herds of fire) is a project focused on livestock introduction in forest areas of Baix Empordà (northeast of Catalonia) with the aim of managing their fire risk. The project involves the Catalan Fire Department, Pau Costa Foundation and Gremi de Carnissers (local butcher’s guild) with two main objectives: • To ensure the […]

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  • European Commission technical desk officer visits the project

    31 March 2017

    On Friday, March 24, a representative of the European Commission together with the external monitor assigned to LIFE Montserrat visited the project to assess the progress in the implementation of the actions and clarify several technical and financial aspects. The visit was divided in two parts. In the morning they met the technical team and […]

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  • Briefing with local municipalities

    15 June 2016

    A project briefing with mayors and town councillors from the 14 municipalities within the project area took place on June 7 in Vacarisses. Local elected representatives had not been called for such a meeting since December 2014, when the project was just starting. We are now halfway through the 4 years duration of the project […]

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  • Hungarian delegation visits LIFE Montserrat

    18 May 2016

    Three technicians from the Nature Conservation Department of the Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture came to Catalonia last week and visited several LIFE projects currently under way. The objective was to learn about preparatory and implementation work concerning these projects in order to transfer all that knowledge to Hungarian LIFE Programme’s potential beneficiaries as a way […]

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