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Newsletter nº6

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Monitoring of bioindicators

Since the month of May all the monitoring of bioindicators of the forest stands have been carried out where forestry improvements have been done. This activity will be extended until August. – A team of 3 people has carried out

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Seed bombs for the Life Pinassa Project

Within the C5 action of the Life+PINASSA, the company Social Forest has been responsible for planting pine trees to improve the habitat of the native forests of Catalonia. On the Can Maçana area, in the Montserrat Mountain Natural Park, the

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Bats begin to occupy shelters

Bat shelters set up in black pine forests for population monitoring and conservation within the Pinassa Life begin to be occupied (the acceptance and occupancy rate of artificial shelters in bats is generally much slower and lower than in case

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Finished the C5 action in the Can Maçana farm of the Fundació Catalunya la Pedrera

During the month of May the last phase of the work planned in the action C5 in Can Maçana has been completed. Seed sowing has been carried out using 3 different methodologies: sowing with tractor, sowing with shovel, sowing seeds

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The Life + Pinassa project, at the XXXIV Emili Garolera Forestry Technical Conferences

On 12 May, the session “Management for the conservation of the black pine habitat in els Ports” was carried out in Horta de Sant Joan (Terra Alta) in the framework of the Emili Garolera Forestry Technical Conferences. During the day, different

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Silvicultural actions to improve pine stands conservation have been completed

With the end of the silvicultural actions in Horta de Sant Joan (els Ports Natural Park) (Figure 1 and 2), the implementation phase of the forestry activities of the LIFE + PINASSA project is completed. Stands focused on 6 Special

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Collaboration with the Mid Sweden University in Action C7

Last April, Jennie Sandström, a researcher at Mid Sweeden University, spent 3 weeks at CTFC, where she also had the support of Frederick Carlsson and Julia Hjalmarsson from Mid Sweeden University. The Swedish researchers participated in the dendroecological study of

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Conducting prescribed fire

Within C6 action, the team GRAF from the Bombers de la Generalitat, carried out the last prescribed burns to finish this action. In Colldejou (February 21st) an understory burn was performed, whereas in Secanella (April 5th) slash resulting from a

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The UME participates in a prescribed burning of the Life + Pinassa project

On April 7, the group of specialists GRAF of the Bombers de la Generalitat carried out a prescribed burning in the area of Secanella, in Pinell de Solsonès, within the framework of the Life + Pinassa project. On this occasion

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