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Forest operations management and the conservation of biodiversity in black pine forests. The Life+PINASSA experience

Forest operations management and the conservation of biodiversity in black pine forests. The Life+PINASSA experience Document avalaible here

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Networking: The LIFE Kedros project visits the LIFE Pinassa

From October 16 to 19, representatives of the LIFE Kedros project traveled to Catalonia to visit  different areas of action of LIFE Pinassa and exchange views on sustainable forest management for the conservation of priority habitats. The LIFE Kedros project

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Sweden workshop

On 24th and 25th October 2017, we presented the Life + Pinassa project at the workshop “Forest fire history and restoration” at the Mid Sweden University in Sweden. On the first day, various talks were held on active forest management

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Networking: Black pine forests in Corsica

From July 25 to 30, a delegation from the Life Pinassa of Catalonia traveled to Corsica to interchange their experience in sustainable management and conservation of Catalan Black pine forests (Pinus nigra subps., Salzmannii var. Pyrenaica) with members of the

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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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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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