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
(Italiano) La dott.ssa Casella ha partecipato al Convegno finale del Progetto LIFE RI.CO.PRI “Ripristino e conservazione delle praterie aride dell’Italia centrale e meridionale” a Roma a Marzo 2015. In seguito la dott.ssa Casella ha compiuto una visita presso il sito dei Monti Ruffi in Lazio con la Project...
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
National Forest Service attended two training days on the use of mapping sofware
The mapping software has been installed on National Forest Service laptops
The Eradication action plan has been completed. The document comprises all the information about the strategy to control ailanthus
The National Forest Service staff attended the first training day on software-APIS Maps
Four information boards on the project contents have been made
The informative seminar on the impact of invasive alien species took place
Visit of the project Monitor to the Alta Murgia National Park and meeting with partners
Census of infested areas has started
Distribution of the questionnaires has started
The ARIF staff attened the first training day on software-APIS Maps
Kick-off meeting on Alta Murgia Life Project took place at the Alta Murgia National Park office
Software for Ailanthus mapping in the Park has been realized
First brochure dedicated to the project and the questionnaire have been printed