Actions for the recovery of native vegetation cover in the de National Hunting Boumort Reserve

Endesa – Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food, Government of Catalonia 2017-2018 The aim of this project was to restore and improve the conservation of the Reserve’s native vegetation cover to promote biodiversity and the habitat of protected species such as the capercaillie. The project includes the design and creation of protocols, the execution […]

Ungulate census pilot project using phototrapping in Montseny Natural Park

Barcelona Provincial Council 2018–2020 A pilot project was carried out using random encounter model (REM) methodology based on phototrapping to obtain accurate ungulate density estimates. During the winter months of 2018 and 2019, the test was carried out and methodological modifications were applied to improve the margins of error and the accuracy of estimates. Wild […]

Creation of a great cormorant roost to minimise bird strike hazards with the transport infrastructure

Barcelona Port Authority. 2006-2022, (different projects) Innovative project to create new, artificial great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) roosts to reduce aviation hazards. Design, construction project and long-term evaluation of the effectiveness of artificial structures installed in new locations in the Llobregat delta, previously identified as suitable for the establishment of new bedrooms. Monitoring of the distribution […]

Drafting of the Management Plan of the Integral Natural Reserve 1. Lakes in the Aiguamolls de l’Empordà Natural Park

Aiguamolls de l’Empordà Natural Park, Department of Territory and Sustainability, Government of Catalonia 2017-2019 The document contains cause-effect diagrams based on the assessment, as well as diagrams of operational objectives that were used to propose actions. The programme specifies 64 priority actions to be developed in five years. The Management Plan provides the schedule of […]

Advice for the management of fauna in La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park

La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park, Government of Catalonia 1990 – 2017 Provision of technical assistance to increase the degree of knowledge of biodiversity in La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park and develop appropriate management and conservation strategies. Over the years, tasks have been undertaken to integrate all the information generated on the diversity of […]

Preliminary assessment for the ‘Plan of public use of the region of La Garrotxa’

La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park, Alta Garrotxa Consortium 2017 Assessment of public use in the group formed by the region of La Garrotxa, which includes the La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park, and the Alta Garrotxa natural interest area. The work integrates an analysis of supply and demand, an assessment of the contribution of […]

Monitoring programme for wild boar populations in Catalonia

Government of Catalonia (DARPA, DTES), Barcelona Provincial Council 1998 – 2020 Monitoring of wild boar populations by analysing data on individuals captured in 22 observatories located in different geographical regions. The programme’s database has around 70,000 records of hunts carried out since 1998 and is one of the most complete databases of its kind in […]

Writing of the bases for the Sectorial Territorial Plan of ecological connectivity of Catalonia and its environmental assessment

Ministry of Territory and Sustainability, Government of Catalonia 2009-2012 Proposal of connectors for Catalonia, at strategic scale and with the status of a sectorial territorial plan, to guarantee connectivity between Natural Protected Areas, the large biogeographic regions, and north and south. Fluvial connectors, areas of marine-terrestrial connectivity, and marine-fluvial connectivity are identified. For implementation of […]

Preparation of the ‘Plan for the improvement of ecological connectivity in Andalusia within the framework of management plans for endangered species and habitats’

EGMASA – Ministry of the Environment, Government of Andalusia 2011-2013 Transversal cross-sector plan established as a master plan for all Andalusian Administration Councils with competences in areas that affect ecological connectivity. The Andalusian territory is analysed in relation to environmental legislation, instruments, and plans that may affect ecological connectivity, protected natural spaces, threatened species, land […]