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Private land conservation experiences from the Mediterranean

LIFE ENPLC is eager to exchange knowledge and practices around private land conservation from anywhere, as biodiversity protection and stewardship are global complex topics for which magic solutions do not exist. Beautiful, bountiful, rare and endangered: protecting global Mediterranean habitats in the US and around the world. With that magnificent title XCN presented private land …

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Casale del Pettirosso, a beautiful private protected area in the Ausoni Mountains

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 municipality of Sonnino in the Lazio region. Inhabited since the early 1900s and recently restored by the owners, the farmhouse welcomes guests from all over the world. As well as …

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Conserving Nature Through Land Stewardship and Lease Contracts: Best Practices from Germany and Spain

Which legal tools do exist at European level to protect nature voluntarily on private land? The answer to this question is of importance to achieve the 30 by 30 target of the European Biodiversity Strategy and the objectives of the fore coming nature restoration law. On the 2nd of June project partner the Xarxa per …

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Workshop on voluntary labels for nature conservation in private land

In May 2023, Adept and Fundación Artemisan organized the workshop “Voluntary labels for nature conservation in private land”, within the scope of the LIFE ENPLC projectThe event was held at ELO’s headquarters in Brussels, and a total of 11 participants and speakers took part, including members of the LIFE ENPLC.The workshop started with the main …

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Volunteering exchange: Nature management work camp in Pampilhosa da Serra, Portugal

Dates: 18/08/2023 till 27/08/2023 Place: Pampilhosa da Serra, Portugal (The location of the work camp is in a remote rural area, with almost no population. MONTIS will have a van and cars available to support the needed transportation) Accommodation (tents) and food included – bring your own sleeping bag and mattress Participants: Everyone, but focus on youth How to …

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Volunteering exchange: Nature management work camp in Sint-Pietersberg, Belgium

Dates: 03/08/2023 till 13/08/2023 Place: Sint-Pietersberg, Kanne, België Accommodation and food included for 92 EUR (or 8 EUR per day if you don’t stay the whole period) – bring your own sleeping bag and mattress  Participants: 18 till 30 years old. How to register: https://jnm.be/nl/activiteiten/sint-pietersberg-family-summer?fbclid=IwAR2sgw5rsBlgqD8jKmC3N2kdmX9VDpvn6bD25WxS541DDpDFh34i9CD76Ow Additional questions: tom.cabuy@natuurpunt.be Will you join our team in keeping the grasslands open at Sint-Pietersberg? Don’t worry if …

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Volunteering exchange: Nature management and restoration of a protected Catalan wetland at Lake of Sils

Dates: 19-08-2023 till 02-09-2023  (it is mandatory to stay the whole period). Place: Sils Lake, near Girona, Catalonia (Spain). Accommodation and food included. You will have to pay a tax of around 150 EUR as a registration fee. Participants: 18 till 29 years old. How to register: If you wish to join this workcamp, you’ll have to write down an email …

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