RESTORATION OF AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS IN PROTECTED AREAS IN THE ALPS AND PYRENEES

  • Welcome back to the LIFE RESQUE ALPYR newsletter!

    Welcome back to the LIFE RESQUE ALPYR newsletter!

    We are excited to present our project’s latest newsletter, shining a spotlight on the incredible achievements we’ve recently accomplished. Over the past months, we’ve been immersed in scientific endeavors, conservation actions and outreach initiatives, all in pursuit of our primary objective: restoring and preserving high-mountain aquatic ecosystems. Our summer field campaign has been pivotal, involving…

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  • The first brochure of the project has been published!

    The first brochure of the project has been published!

    One of the outreach tasks included in the project is to create a total of three informative brochures. This initial publication, edited in 6 languages, contains general information about the project. It details the target species and habitats, the conservation actions being undertaken, and explaining the main threats faced by high-mountain aquatic ecosystems and the…

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  • Wetlands Seminar at #CafèPrismàtic

    Wetlands Seminar at #CafèPrismàtic

    Aaron Pérez and Eulàlia Pladevall, representatives from the Biodiversity Research Institute (IRBio) and the Life RESQUE ALPYR project, took center stage in this week’s Cafè Prismàtic. Cafè Prismàtic serves as a virtual seminar platform where discussions, learning, and debates unfold on current topics concerning the management and planning of Catalonia’s natural heritage and biodiversity. While…

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  • We participate in Science Week 2023

    We participate in Science Week 2023

    Science Week is an annual event that takes place in November throughout Europe. It is an initiative with the main objective of bringing science and technology closer to the public and fostering scientific vocations among the younger generation. Its main feature is that institutions and research centers open their doors for one weeks so that…

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  • Dr. Marc Ventura participates in the XVII Research Conference of the National Parks Network

    Dr. Marc Ventura participates in the XVII Research Conference of the National Parks Network

    Dr. Marc Ventura, coordinator of the project and researcher at the Blanes Center for Advanced Studies (CEAB-CSIC), presented the results of the BIOOCULT project at the Research Conference of the National Parks Network held on October 25, 26, and 27 at the Institute for Research in Game Resources (IREC). He also detailed some of the…

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  • Mires restoration in protected areas of the Pyrenees and the Alps

    Mires restoration in protected areas of the Pyrenees and the Alps

    Within the framework of the LIFE RESQUE ALPYR project, coordinated by the Center for Advanced Studies of Blanes (CEAB-CSIC), different types of actions are carried out to restore mires ecosystems in protected areas of the Pyrenees and the Alps. In Alpine-type mountains, because the physiography is very complex and abrupt, these semi-aquatic ecosystems occupy very…

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  • The LIFE RESQUE ALPYR project was present at the 2023 European Researchers Night in italy

    The LIFE RESQUE ALPYR project was present at the 2023 European Researchers Night in italy

    The European Researchers’ Night is a Europe-wide public event that aims to displays the diversity of science, and its benefits, to citizens. In particular, several public and private research institutes and organizations were present in the city of Aosta (Italy) included a stand of the Mont Avic Natural Park, one of the protected areas were…

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  • A summer full of activity!

    A summer full of activity!

    The summer months are always important for the entire team involved in the LIFE RESQUE ALPYR project, as they mark the beginning of fieldwork. Despite being intense weeks, it’s one of the moments when the whole team enjoys their work the most. The summer field campaign includes monitoring tasks in both high mountain lakes and…

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  • Field trip to the action sites of the Mont Avic Natural Park

    Field trip to the action sites of the Mont Avic Natural Park

    Between July 4th and 7th, 2023, a field trip to the action sites of the Mont Avic Natural Park took place, involving personnel from other Alpine protected areas. The trip gathered experts from different protected alpine regions to explore the action sites within the Mont Avic Natural Park. During these four days, the experts came…

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  • Presentem les accions de restauració del projecte als participants del Curs d’Evolució del Paisatge

    Presentem les accions de restauració del projecte als participants del Curs d’Evolució del Paisatge

    En el marc del Curs d’Evolució del Paisatge que organitza el Refugi del Gerdar, el Grup d’investigació en àrees de muntanya i paisatge (GRAMP) i el Grup d’Arqueologia d’Alta muntanya i que ha tingut lloc els passats 30 de juny i, 1 i 2 de juliol, el Marc Garriga, director del Parc Natural de l’Alt…

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