A treasure to be kept: the MOORS of Malpensa and Lonate Pozzolo

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The LifeDrylands project is one of the promoters of the international conference: The moors of Malpensa and Lonate Pozzolo – A treasure to be kept The conference Will take place on Saturday 25 February at 9:30 a.m Auditorium A. Paccagnini Piazza XXV Aprile / Via Magenta CASTANO PRIMO (MI). For info and registrations: salviamoilticino@libero.it This is the rich program of …

Floristic improvement: progressing of the C3 Actions

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LifeDrylands_WORKINPROGRESS The rain doesn’t stop us! 🌨 Here we are at Ansa di Castelnovate: we are distribuing the young plants on the areas. They will be planted in the coming days. Action C3 of the project therefore continues 😊, dedicated to improving the floristic composition of the habitats..

We ❤️ lichens! The LifeDrylands project at the 34^ Congress of the Italian Lichen Society

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In september the 16th in Pavia has been held the  34° Congress of the Italian Lichen Society and the LifeDrylands realized a  mini-event, in the second day  of the works 😊. Life Drylands Mini-Event Link to the official website of the project Where: Classroom A of the Botanical Garden. When: at the end of the congress (16 September 2022, 4.30-5.30 p.m.). …

“Io abito, tu abiti, egli HABITAT” at the event: Let’s Save the world!

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SUNDAY – SEPTEMBER  25th Civic Archaeological Ethnographic Museum – Oleggio (NO) from 10 to 12:30 am and from 3:00 to 7:00 pm The XIV edition of Biblio Museando – “Let’s save the world“, an open day dedicated to sustainability and environmental protection, will take place on Sunday in Oleggio (NO). We are waiting for you in the Cloister of the Civic …

Drylands: water not water

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 July 17th 2022 Imbarcadero Lungo Po  – Casale Monferrato (AL) 10 a.m to 16.30 p.m. We are waiting for you at our information and interactive stand to introduce you to the value of arid habitats and to the restoration actions we are carrying out in the LifeDrylands project. Download HERE the poster pdf //////////////////////////////////  Drylands: water or not water? This …

Training Internship For Nature Professionals

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The training INTERNSHIP under Action E2 of the project is starting.  When: June 7th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Where: Villa Picchetta, Cameri (NO). What: classroom lessons and site inspections (ZSC Valle del Ticino). To discover Habitats 2330 (coryneform) and 6210 (acidophilic perennial arid meadows) up close. To learn recognize the typical species and/or the ongoing phenomena’s indicators useful …

When I grow up I want to be a “Habitat restorer”

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SAVE THE DATE! On May 6th in Pavia, LifeDrylands will be discussed at the TEDxPavia event. The title of the event is BLIND, a truly fascinating interpretation… “… to access deeper meanings sometimes you need to close your eyes, others times, on the contrary, you have to finally open them! …” What does LifeDrylands have to do with it? At …

When you can say: it was a good day 🙂

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Today at Trecate site it was a very very good day! Not only for the blu sky and for the early spring sun. A good day, because  we planted 600 plants, typical of the Habitat 6210 dry areas; a good day, because with us there was a group of “environmental” volunteers of Trecate Municipality and three universitary students that are …

In S. Antonio Island: #restoration work of the arid habitat continues

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Great work in these days on S. Antonio Island! The challenge continues: restoration ex novo of Habitat 6210, the arid prairie, in an area where it was not present before. We are in ZSC IT1180027 – Confluenza Po-Sesia-Tanaro. We have already told you about the preparatory intervention for “opening” the area, remove invasive woody species, work and level the ground. …

Restarting of the concrete actions of the plan

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With the new year, we have resumed at full pace the restoration activities in the habitats target of the project. These days we are in S. Antonio Island, in the Po piemontese Park and Baraggia di Rovasenda, in Lenta’s municipality (VC). The interventions undertaken are different because both characteristics of the habitats and their state of conservation are different. At …