The Constitutional Court declared illegitimate the 2021 law with which the Abruzzo Region had cut about 7,000 hectares of territory of great importance for the Marsican #bear, #griffin, golden eagle, rock partridge and many other species from the Sirente Velino Regional Natural Park.
In the last days Salviamo l’Orso and Rewilding Apennines volunteers have cleaned up a large lay-by on the SR17, a road that runs along the Riserva Monte Genzana Nature Alto Gizio in the municipality of Pettorano sul Gizio, and an illegal dumping area in Sulla Villa, in the municipality of Ortona dei Marsi.
This year, Pizzone’s M2 and M6 trails have been enriched with interpretative panels dedicated to woodpeckers and mustelids, inhabitants of the Mainarde forests and the Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo Lazio e Molise, which collaborated on the initiative. We thank the volunteers for taking care of the contents, graphics and installation of this informative material, which complement..
The Apennine bear is so charismatic that it always stimulates the creation of new film products, which aim to raise awareness of the precarious condition of this extraordinary species and inspire an active participation in the conservation of one of the rarest bears in the world.
In September, the work on the first section of the A25 was completed. The safety work will cover 87 km of highway.