The PASTORALP project was invited to take part as experts to a workshop on the topic “Climate Change and vegetation biodiversity” organized by Piemonte region, with the support of ARPA and the University of Turin. This workshop wantes to address a Strategy to climaye change promoted by the Piemonte Region so as to activate a
On 9 October 2019 we visited the partners of the LIFE OREKA MENDIAN project. In the morning we presented the activities and expected results of the two projects, while at lunch time we went to visit a PASTORALP demonstration farm: L’Etoile du Berger, located in Lillaz (Cogne -AO) and managed by Anna and Liliano Gratton
First results of the PASTORALP Project presented at the XLVIII National Conference of the Italian Agronomy Society
On September 18-20, a scientific poster was presented displaying the first results deriving from the application of the DayCent model to the XLVIII National Conference of the Italian Agronomy Society held in Perugia.
Our project has been selected to be included in the LIFE publication “Ready, Steady, Green” reporting worthy projects helping farming and forestry adapt to climate change, that can be downloaded at this link: https://ec.europa.eu/…/ea…/files/life_cca-forest_agri-.pdf
August the 2nd, we visited with our monitor two case study areas of Parc des Écrins, doing a long and steep walk to a circus-shaped mountain pasture covering an area of 1169 ha in total (669 ha are pastoral) of the Saut du laire. Here about 1200 sheeps roam this summer for 3 months from
The 1st August, we had in Gap (Parc des Écrins) the second monitor visit of the project during which we presented the activities carried out during the second year as well as administrative staff.
On July 31st 2019, the second project meeting was held at GAP during which we made updates on the activities carried out over the last few months, and also working table on specific issues were established. The location was wonderful: the site of the Parc des Écrins, with a breathtaking view. For more information and
On 9 and 10 July 2019 IAR participated to the activities of the IPROMO summer school, organized by the Mountain Partnership with the University of Turin and the University of Tuscia. During a field trip on the pastures of Gressoney-La-Trinité in Aosta Valley, the LIFE PASTORALP project was presented to the 31 participants from 24
Here is a scientific papere recently published on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology presenting results on activities carried out by CNRS also within PASTORALP project.
On May 30th 2019 we will give a presentation on PASTORALP project first results at the the final conference of the LIFE XEROGRAZING Project with which we have established networking activities. The conference is entitled “Conservation and recovery of xerothermic grasslands of the Susa Valley through pastoral management”. Stay tuned