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We have published the Layman’s report

What is the Layman’s report? It is a final document summarizing the objectives, actions and results achieved by Life projects. The Samfixy project, too, has compiled the work done and the results obtained in this booklet in order to spread awareness and knowledge, with the ultimate goal of safeguarding and protecting Mediterranean forests from invasions

By web_autorivari 3 weeks ago
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Recognizing and countering Xylosandrus spp. in natural areas: results from the LIFE SAMFIX project

On the 27th of May, LIFE SAMFIX will share the knowledge it built up during last 4 years on the detection and damage, invasion routes, prevention, early warning and containment of bark beetles of the genus Xylosandrus in natural areas. Also new technologies will be shown and future prospects on the wider extension of protocols

By web_autorivari 3 weeks ago
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International symposium in Antibes – November 29th and 30th 2021

On November 2021, the 29th and 30th, UEVT and URZF INRAE organized a successful international symposium in Antibes, with the participation and support of the city of Antibes, as part of the 4th Rencontres de Thuret. The objective was to have a global vision and to raise awareness on invasive species in Mediterranean region. A

By web_autorivari 7 months ago
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FREE PRUNING COURSE WITH THE CIRCEO PARK EXPERTS

Parco del Circeo invites you to a new pruning course on 25 and 26 November.   The course includes a 5-hour classroom part in which the notions of: tree ecology, distribution area, environmental and territorial adaptations; biology and physiology of the tree: the organs that compose it, metabolic and energy needs; notions of arboriculture: response

By web_autorivari 9 months ago
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National Conference of the LIFE SAMFIX Project on November 5th 2021

On November 5, 2021, the National Conference of the LIFE SAMFIX project (SAving Mediterranean Forests from Invasion of Xylosandrus beetles and associated pathogenic fungi) will be held in the “G.Bovina” Room of the Pantanello Oasis. The event will begin at 9.30 with introductory greetings from the President of the Caetani Foundation, the President of the

By web_autorivari 10 months ago
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AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE ROFFREDO CAETANI FOUNDATION, CIRCEO NATIONAL PARK ENTITY AND UNIVERSITY OF TUSCIA

A census of the insect species found in the Garden of Ninfa and in the area of ​​the natural monument of the Pantanello Park. The Roffredo Caetani Foundation started it thanks to a collaboration agreement signed in recent days with the Circeo National Park Authority and the Department of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences of the

By web_autorivari 1 year ago
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Great participation for the webinar “Bark and ambrosia beetles invasive of Mediterranean forest ecosystems”

On 10/06/2021 the webinar entitled “Bark and ambrosia beetles invasive of Mediterranean forest ecosystems” was held, dedicated to the Life SAMFIX project and organized as a side event of the XXVI Italian National Congress of Entomology. The project partners talked about the invasive insects present in the Mediterranean area and, in particular of the genus

By web_autorivari 1 year ago
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Satellite meeting of the Italian National Congress of Entomology 2021

On 10 June 2021, from 11 to 13, the satellite webinar of the XXVI Italian National Congress of Entomology 2021 will be held with the title “Bark and ambrosia beetles invasive of mediterranean forest ecosystem”. Many experts and researchers involved in the Life Samfix project will discuss invasive insects in Mediterranean environments, with particular attention

By web_autorivari 1 year ago
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Great turnout for the pruning course organized by the Circeo Park.

The theoretical-demonstrative pruning course organized by the Circeo National Park Authority as part of the LIFE SAMFIX project ended on Saturday 24/04. The course was held by the arborists of the Polyconic Vase association who explained the main physiological aspects of plants and showed various pruning techniques in the field. A focus on the actions

By web_autorivari 1 year ago
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2ND NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF LIFE SAMFIX PROJECT

The University of Alicante, partner and coordinator in Spain of the LIFE SAMFIX project, is pleased to invite you to the II National Conference of the LIFE SAMFIX project, which will be held online on Thursday 29 April from 9am to 2pm. This conference is aimed to disseminate the results of the project LIFE SAMFIX

By web_autorivari 1 year ago