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
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
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
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
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
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
The staff of the Circeo National Park, within the cycle of training activities foreseen by the Life Samfix Project, will inaugurate a theoretical-practical pruning course on April 22/23/24. The course will have both a general theoretical address, but also a practical-demonstrative one, particularly aimed at the treatment of the Mediterranean species present in the Circeo
Diego Gallego and Noelia Molina of LIFE SAMFIX partner University of Alicante wrote with others an overview article on Xylosandrus invasion in Europe and in particular in Spain, published in Foresta, a journal of Spanish Forestry Engineers Organization. Biological invasions are a main treat for biodiversity. Business activities linked to globalization increased invasion frequency .
The new 2.51 release of the Samfix Agent app is available on the Google Play Store platform, which improves the gaming experience, adds new missions and solves some minor bugs in sending reports to the server. Download and try it now and help us collect important data for the study of Xylosandrus! Download app.
The staff of the Circeo National Park Authority, leader of the Life project SAMFIX, on 5 and 10 February 2021 met, remotely, the guides of trekking associations operating in the Lazio area: Svalvolati into the wild: https://www.svalvolatiterracina.it/ Blue Dragonflies: https://www.libellule.org/ Paths explorers: https://www.camminesploratori.com/ Altouritaly: http://www.altouritaly.com/ During these meetings we talked about the objectives of the