Ornithological surveys prior to irrigation improvement works

Aigües del Segarra Garrigues 2019-2020 Surveys to locate evidence of reproduction of the bird population on land where irrigation system improvement works will be carried out, to prevent any possible nuisance to the birds. The work focuses on monitoring of steppe birds. Inspections of the bird population are carried out prior to the work to […]

Local plan to prevent and mitigate damage caused by wild boar in Girona

Girona City Council 2021 Preparation of a local plan to prevent and mitigate wild boar damage for the city of Girona. The document consists of a previous diagnosis of the current situation that identifies which areas are most affected and the sources of attraction that may be causing the entry of wild boars into the […]

Monitoring of actions for the recovery and protection of the Empordà dune systems in relation to the Kentish plover

TALIO – INFRASTRUCTURES.CAT 2017-2018 Monitoring of Kentish plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) populations during actions for the recovery and protection of the Empordà dune systems. The tasks consist of walking along the beaches recording the number of nests with eggs, chicks, or adult birds in various study areas.Monitoring is carried out during and after the dune recovery […]

Monitoring of the status and efficiency of preventive and corrective measures for fauna on the high-speed railway at the Barcelona-French border

Railway Infrastructure Administrator (ADIF-High Speed) 2015 – 2018 Monitoring of the status and effectiveness of measures applied to reduce the impacts of the high-speed ​​railway line on vertebrate groups. Tasks include tracking of wildlife passages through camera traps and track registration; monitoring and analysing mortality risk due to collisions with trains, entrapment, or electrocution of […]

Promoting biodiversity in water treatment plants in La Garrotxa

AQUAMBIENTE, Services for the Water Sector, SAU-AGBAR 2018 Minuartia provided technical assistance to propose a set of actions to promote biodiversity and green infrastructure in nine wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) in the La Garrotxa region. Five of the plants are within the Natural Park of the Volcanic Zone of La Garrotxa. For this purpose, each […]

Drafting of the amphibian and reptile catalogue for the Serralada Litoral Park Conservation Plan

Parc de la Serralada Litoral Consortium 2018–2019 Minuartia drafted files for four amphibians and five reptiles that are fauna of priority conservation interest within the Park Conservation Plan. The species were chosen in a previous assessment, which considered regulatory aspects, the status of the species in the Barcelona Provincial Council’s Park Network, and their status […]

CEDR Call: ‘Roads and Wildlife’ production of guides to address road mitigation strategies and maintenance of ecological assets on linear infrastructure (ECOGUIDES)

Transport Infrastructure Ireland – Conference of European Directors of Roads 2019-2020 Production of practical guides to address strategies to mitigate the impacts of roads on wildlife and the maintenance of ecological assets present in linear transport infrastructures (roads and railways). These guides are based on proven scientific and technical information and previous studies carried out […]

Service for the identification of open spaces for priority conservation and recovery in the Parc Natural de les Capçaleres del Ter i del Freser

Parc Natural de les Capçaleres del Ter i del Freser. Department of Territory and Sustainability, Government of Catalonia. 2018 The aim of this study was to identify open spaces that are a conservation priority, such as meadows, pastures, scrub, and other areas that could be recovered to promote ecological restoration. The analysis was carried out […]