Yesterday morning the volunteers of Salviamo l’Orso – along with volunteers of other associations – participated to an Anti-poaching Day organized by the Majella National Park and the Italian Forestry Corps. On this occasion, several snares were detected in and removed from areas of the Majella NP historically plagued by these vile and cruel traps..
Yesterday in Pescasseroli the University of Rome presented the results of the non-invasive genetic census 2011, carried out for the Life ARCTOS Project in the area of the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise (PNALM) and in its area of external protection (ZPE). The hair-samples were collected in spring-summer 2011 with different methods that..
A broad area was searched with the help of anti-poisoning dogs. Now the investigators are examining the results. Massive control operations were carried out by the State Forestry Corps – Provincial Bureau of Isernia – after the recent poisonings that have been reported in the high Volturno Valley, in the province of Isernia. Also some..
Investigations following the discovery of a wolf dead in a snare in December 2012, which led to monitor the movements of a person suspected of having committed the crime, the rangers of the Simbruini Regional Park reported on bail a 54-year-old man filmed by hidden cameras while placing again some snares that the rangers had..
The summary report of the operations of FWC counts (females with cubs) of the Marsican brown bear, made in the summer 2012 in the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise is now available as part of the LIFE Arctos project (Initiative E3). We have received the report because we participated as volunteers to operations..
Within the series of articles and interviews on the Marsican brown bear, Gaianews went to the headquarters of the Simbruini Regional Park in Jenne (RM). The meeting was aimed at the investigation of the presence of bears in the Simbruini-Ernici mountain district, either under historical aspects or prospects of future development. In the video-interview below,..
(Jenne, December 16, 2012) The rangers of the Simbruini Regional Park surprised and stopped a hunter within the Protected Area (in the municipal area of Camerata) as a crowning achievement of a specific anti-poaching service to fight against illegal hunting. The hunter, from the hinterland of Rome, was seized the rifle and reported to the..
The Commission VIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) of the Abruzzo Region has totally rejected the final project of a wind farm on the mountain ridge of Tornimparte (AQ), against which the Association “Save the bear” had written a letter to the Corriere della Sera. Finally some good news for the bear, which is used to crossing..
Hunting in protected areas: two poachers hunting partridges stopped and reported by the Forestry Corps
(Press Release of the State Forestry Corps, 11.24.2012) The men were stopped at an altitude of 2040 meters in the Sirente-Velino Regional Park during control activities of the Regional Forest “Acquazzese” L’Aquila, November 24, 2012 – MG, aged 50, and FF, 54, both from Chiaravalle (Ancona) were stopped and reported by the staff of the..
The meeting entitled “The Marsican brown bear towards a shared management of a flag species for the territory” was held this afternoon in the picturesque setting of the Cantelmo Castle in Pettorano sul Gizio (AQ), organized by the Nature Reserve of Monte Genzana – Alto Gizio as part of communication initiatives for the European LIFE..