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Training kits now online!

The materials, used during last month to inform park rangers, inspectors, nurseries and other stakeholders, are now available in the download section. You can find useful information on what Xylosandrus and the damage they cause look like, what we currently know about their threat, what the 2019 monitoring campaign of SAMFIX is about in France

By web_autorivari 6 days ago
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Sampling campaign at Circeo Park kicked off today

Today the sampling campaign of Xylosandrus spp at Circeo Park kicked off. Researchers from UNITUS and INRA together with staff of the Circeo National Park are working at the moment at the Promontory and in the State Forest to install the traps. Goal is to verify the invasion status and to select a specific lure for Xylosandrus, useful to activate future

By web_autorivari 2 weeks ago
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SAMFIX meeting on January 23rd

LIFE SAMFIX team reuned in the beautiful garden of Villa Thuret at Antibes. Preparing for the first trapping season that will be kicked off in forthcoming months. Highly necessary because previous activities have shown that infestation is spreading along the Tyrrhenian coast. No time to lose! Stay tuned

By web_autorivari 3 months ago
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Meeting of SAMFIX partners in Villa Thuret

On the 23th of January SAMFIX partners will meet again to discuss the results achieved during the first half a year and to plan the forthcoming first trapping season in the Italian, French and Spanish core sites. Next day, they will show their work and plans to the LIFE Monitor who follows-up the project on

By web_autorivari 3 months ago
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New map of Ecostystem Services of El Tello and Surrounding (Spain)

A map of Ecosystem services for El Tello and Surrounding has been drawn by the UA team. This implied the digital cartography on 4151 ha of natural and semi-natural ecosystem and land uses (agriculture, residential, routes,…), using the aerial photos RGBI of Comunitat Valenciana (25 cm pixel). Flights hereto were performed between 13/06/2018 to 30/07/2018.

By web_autorivari 4 months ago
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Engagement and training of local stakeholders in Antibes, France.

On 14 December 2018, the INRA team of SAMFIX organized a meeting in Antibes in order to gather all French partners and supporting institutions. The meeting was hosted by the  partner Ville d’Antibes and the local staff of INRA Villa Thuret. The meeting was highly successful with more than 40 attendants. Most of the local

By web_autorivari 4 months ago
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SAMFIX at the LIFE17 Kick-off meeting Nature & Biodiversity in Brussels

On 8-9 November 2018 SAMFIX Project Manager Daniele Guarneri and Management Technical Assistant Gertruud van Leijen participate to the kick-off meeting of the LIFE projects on Nature and Biodiversity that have been approved this year. During this event, organised by EASME in collaboration with the DG Environment of the European Commission and NEEMO, representatives of

By web_autorivari 5 months ago
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Prof. Andrea Vannini invited as speaker at the “Diseases and Insects in Forest Nurseries Working Party Meeting”

Prof. Andrea Vannini presented as invited speaker at the “Diseases and Insects in Forest Nurseries Working Party Meeting” of the IUFRO Working Party 7.03.04 at Kusadasi (Turkey) 21-26 October, 2018 the communication “The Ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus compactus and associated fungi: a new risk for European flora associated to nurseries and trading of living plants”. The

By web_autorivari 6 months ago
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Conference LIFE The Green Link “Affrontare la desertificazione nel Mediterraneo col Cocoon”

Tuesday, October 23th, at the Botanical Garden of Rome, the LIFE Project The Green Link (LIFE15 CCA / ES / 000125) organized its conference “Facing desertification in the Mediterranean with the Cocoon”. During the day, that was chaired by our Management Technical Assistant Gertruud van Leijen, an innovative technique was shared with the Italian audience

By web_autorivari 6 months ago
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First record of X. crassiusculus in Slovenia

In Slovenia, X. crassiusculus was found casually in traps during a survey for early detection of the walnut twig beetle,Pityophthorus juglandis Blackman. On 1 August 2017, 117 reddish-brown beetles were caught in a trap in Podsabotin. Shortly after two beetles were foundalso in the sample collected from Prvačina. Herewith Slovenia is the fourth European country

By web_autorivari 6 months ago