In the authentic spirit of the Bear Smart Community and a responsible ecotourism – able to enhance natural resources without being a threat itself to the environment – the Monte Genzana Alto Gizio Nature Reserve and the municipality of Pettorano sul Gizio did not give a permit for a night bike tour organized by ASD..
The project “Let’s take action for the bear” of Salviamo l’Orso, sponsored by EOCA, is initiating a new action: the removal of barbed wire from important wildlife corridors. It is focusing on old fences built many decades ago on the mountains of Central Apennines to confine the livestock or protect the saplings planted between the..
In the weekend 10-11th November, Salviamo l’Orso removed 3,364 m of both smooth and barbed wire (equal to 1,300 m of fence) in Macchia di Rose, in the territory of Villalago. Two wonderful sunny days made these mountains between the Valle del Sagittario and the Valle del Giovenco even more enchanting, an area which is..
In spite of the cold, during the weekend of the 17-18th November, our hardworking volunteers carried out the removal of barbed wire in Macchia di Rose, in the municipal territory of Villalago. 2,100m of landscape has been freed from 6,300m of wire. Only a few wooden posts have been left standing on the mountain ridges..
In the next two weekends, 10-11 and 17-18 November, the association Salviamo l’Orso, in collaboration with the Municipalities of Villalago and Anversa degli Abruzzi, the Regional Nature Reserve of Lake San Domenico and Lake Pio, the Nature Reserve and WWF Oasis Gole del Sagittario, the WWF Abruzzo, Ambiente e / è Life and Rewilding Apennines,..
The Mainarde mountain range is one of the wildest parts of the Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park. From the 23rd to the 27th July 2018, some Italian and foreign volunteers of Salviamo l’Orso worked to restore the signage of the trails M2, M6 and M7 This action was part of the project “Let’s take..
With our great satisfaction, the apple trees pruned last spring in the territory of the Monte Genzana Alto Gizio Nature Reserve have borne fruit. The recovery of abandoned orchards in natural areas aims at increasing the availability of food resources for the Marsican bear outside urban areas and reduce conflicts with rural activities. This action..
The “Bear’s Honey” project continues to give us great satisfaction. This year we have increased our partner beekeepers, who have become 14 from 9, with 5 new apiaries so far secured. We proved that electric fences were fundamental in preventing bear damage in all areas of intervention. We have been able to achieve these results..