The first booklet on "Autochthon and Allochthon Flora from the Alta Murgia National Park" has been translated in English and published.
On December 2017, Francesca Casella carried out an inspection at the pinewood and sandy dunes of Siponto (Manfredonia) with the project managers of the LIFE Zone Umide Sipontine project
The Life Alta Murgia project was included in the 2018 "Put LIFE in your daily life" calendar.
Dr. Francesca Casella (Ispa - CNR) has presented a report entitled "Ailanthus altissima control: experiences within the LIFE Alta Murgia Project", focused on the main transferable and repeatable results so far obtained, in the LIFE projects meeting on the Invasive Alien Species. Milan 29-30, 2017
Dr. Francesca Casella (CNR - Ispa) will take part in the LIFE projects Platform Meeting on Invasive Alien Species. November 29-30th, 2017 Milan
European Commission has accepted the request for the two-year extension of the Life Alta Murgia project. The expiry date was extended to December 2019.
Informative booklets are available. Contact: email@example.com
English version of the first information booklet "Autochthon and allochthon flora from the Alta Murgia National Park" is going to print
Eradication activities are continuing in Minervino murge countryside
On September 21 and 22, 2017 the annual meeting with the Project Monitor was held
Within the networking activities, a collaboration between "Alta Murgia" and "Resto con Life" Life projects has started.
Within the networking activty between "Alta Murgia" and "Resto con Life" Life projects, a training seminar, on Ailanthus altissima intervention and control techniques, will be held on June 14 th 2017 in Portoferraio, Tuscan
On May 26 th, 2017, at the headquarters of the Alta Murgia National Park in Gravina di Puglia (Ba), the seminar "Managing invasive alien plants" was held
A workshop on "Management of Invasive Alien Plants" will be held on April 26 th, 2017 at the headquarters of the Alta Murgia Park in Gravina di Puglia
On May 4, 2017, a seminar on "Protection of Alta Murgia Park and its Biodiversity" was held with high school students participation
On May 4, 2017, project partners will meet high school students for a seminar on "Protection of Alta Murgia Park and its Biodiversity"
Third training day on “Technical control of Ailanthus altissima in the Alta Murgia National Park” was held on April 7th, 2017 in the “Masseria Revinaldi” in Andria
A seminar on Ailanthus control tecniques will be held at Masseria Revinaldi in Andria (BT) on April 7, 2017. The seminar will be followed by a pratical demostration and a guided tour of a treated area in Masseria Monte Pietroso.
On February 6 and 7, 2017 the annual meeting with the Project Monitor was held
Booklet on "Flora autoctona e alloctona del Parco Nazionale dell' Alta Murgia" is online
The first booklet "Native and non-native flora of the National Park of Alta Murgia" has been published
Life + "Alta Murgia" project partners presented the report entitled "Biodiversity protection through the control of alien species" at the "Festival of rurality with the participation of high school students.
The Life + "Alta Murgia" project partners will attend, on September 23 (Corato, BA), at the "Festival of rurality" with report entitled "Biodiversity protection through the alien species control".
Published as the site of the month May 2016 on the Ministry of Environment Land and Sea website
Second training day on "Technical control of Ailanthus altissima in the Alta Murgia National Park" was held on April12th, 2016 in the Masseria Torre di Nebbia (Corato, Bari).
A seminar on Ailanthus control tecniques will be held at Masseria Torre di Nebbia in Corato (Ba) on April 12, 2016. The seminar will be follow by a pratical demostration and a guided tour of a treated area.
Life Alta Murgia and Life Zone Umide Sipontine Partners have carried out an inspection in a coastal dunes strip within the networking activities with other Life + Nature and Biodiversity Projects.
Life Alta Murgia Project is on Facebook
The second year of Ailanthus plants eradication from infested areas has started.
"Life Alta Murgia" project has been presented at the "Weed management in changing environments" 17th European Weed Research Society Symposium EWRS Montpellier, France June 23-26, 2015
The second meeting with Dr. M. Lischi took place on April, 16 and 17 2015
A project activities report, entitled "Presence of Ailanthus altissima in the Park of Alta Murgia" results of mapping performed within the project "Life Alta Murgia", has been submitted at the International Conference "Management and conservation of dry grasslands in Natura 2000 sites" Rome March 26-27th, 2015
The second informative meeting on "LIFE Alta Murgia Project : a year of results" was held on March 17th, 2015 at "Officina del Piano" in Ruvo di Puglia.
A public information meeting on "LIFE Alta Murgia Project : a year of results" was held on March 11th, 2015 in Alta Murgia National Park headquarters.
On March 17th, 2015 at 9.30 am, the meeting on "Life Alta Murgia Project : a year of results" will be held at the "Officina del Piano ex Convento dei Domenican" Ruvo di Puglia (province of Bari)
On March 11th, 2015 at 9.30 am, the meeting on "Life Alta Murgia Project : a year of results" will be held at Alta Murgia National Park in Gravina (province of Bari)
A training day on "Technical control of Ailanthus altissima in the Alta Murgia National Park" was held on February 17th, 2015 in the Masseria Torre di Nebbia (Corato, Bari).
A seminar on Ailanthus control tecniques will be held at Masseria Torre di Nebbia in Corato (Ba) on 17 February, 2015. The seminar will be follow by a pratical demostration and a guided tour of a treated area
The removal and disposal of Ailanthus wood residues have started.
The 2014 season of weeds cuts and treatments has been concluded
Ailanthus eradication actions in the Park have been started
The mapping phase of the total area of the Park is concluded. The final result is an electronic map (format Kmz).
The purchase of all materials necessary for the project activities is ongoing
The mapping software has been installed on ARIF and Park Authority laptops
Eradication action plan has been approved
The mapping of the ailanthus infestation is underway
The second leaflet, printed in Italian and English, has been released
The procedures to obtain all the necessary permissions are ongoing
The census and mapping phase of Ailanthus infested areas is started
The tools to carry out the endotherapic treatments have been purchased