New documents available
  • New documents available

    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 […]

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  • End of the project

    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 […]

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  • Layman’s Report

    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 […]

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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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  • Completion of forest works in Esparreguera

    8 July 2019

    Thinning of dense young Aleppo pine stands in Serra de Rubió (Esparreguera) has been carried out in properties within the scope of the Montserrat Forest Owners Association during April, May and June 2019. As a result of the 1986 and 1994 fires, forests in this area showed densities above 10,000 trees/ha with severe effects on […]

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  • Alicia’t Festival 2019

    12 April 2019

    For the fourth consecutive year, the LIFE Montserrat project has been actively involved in the celebration of the Alicia’t Festival, in Món Sant Benet. Once again, gastronomy and healthy eating have been the themes of a weekend full of activities and fun, in which the LIFE Montserrat livestock has played a leading role. An excellent […]

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  • Technical workshop and final conference of the LIFE Montserrat project

    2 April 2019

    9 and 10 May 2019 Món Sant Benet Thursday 9 May. Workshop (full day): Biodiversity, fire prevention and forest grazing activity in Mediterranean landscapes Presentations and debates concerning Mediterranean agroforestry systems management in the current socioeconomic and climate change context.. MORNING SESSION Biodiversity Presentations by: Joan Real (University of Barcelona) Constantí Stefanescu (Granollers Museum of […]

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  • Completion of prescribed burning activity

    1 April 2019

    During February and March 2019, firefighters have performed prescribed burning on 6 hectares in Can Maçana (El Bruc) and 6,5 hectares in Casasaies (Castellgalí). These two actions have completed burning activity carried out within the framework of the LIFE Montserrat project. In general, through the prescribed burning, the project has turned 65 hectares of land […]

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  • LIFE Montserrat at the 2018 Catalan Congress on Environmental Education

    20 November 2018

    The Catalan Congress on Environmental Education was held in Girona on 16-17 November 2018. The event was attended by more than 200 professionals from many disciplines, all of them in some way related to environmental education. Presentations, debates and workshops were conducted with the aim of assessing how environmental education is being developed at present […]

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