Project member Francesco Marcone with the landowner Gigliola MaglioccoThe Agriturismo il Casale del Pettirosso is an old rural farmhouse made from local stone in the
Bioblitz Emporda Spain
Up to 80 attendees took part in the Bioblitz of Mas Castellar de Pontós, Saturday 3 June, a naturalist meeting where people of all ages learned more about the diversity of fauna and flora that inhabits the place, while contributing with very valuable data to get to know the biodiversity of the space (through iNaturalist application) and thus contribute to defining nature conservation actions appropriate to its reality.
This is an activity promoted by EmpordaiNat, IAEDEN and XCN, and organised within the framework of the LIFE ENPLC project, in which XCN participates, and which aims to promote the linking of property owners with nature conservation organisations at European level.
Marc Pons, farmer of Mas Castellar, is committed to opening the doors of its place to bring nature closer to everyone: “We find it interesting to carry out actions like today’s Bioblitz to find out about the state of the biodiversity, to know if it is being managed correctly or not, and because it allows us to open doors and make known the nature found on the farm, which we are lucky enough to enjoy every day. Mas Castellar is an agricultural land, and in this sense, ecological or regenerative agriculture plays a basic role in the preservation of biodiversity, helping to maintain the agroforestry mosaic.” The farm has an agricultural landstewardship agreement with Paisatges Vius association in Catalonia.
LIFE ENPLC Team
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