13th International Symposium on Wild Boar and Other Suids

This September, the 13th International Symposium on Wild Boar and Other Suids was held. Scientists and technical experts in wild boar management from around the world gathered at this international symposium on wild boar and other suidae that took place in Seva, in the Montseny Biosphere Reserve, from 6 to 9 September 2022.The symposium was […]

The Wild Boar Population Monitoring Program in Catalunya reaches its 20th edition

This year marks 20 years since the beginning of the Wild boar Population Monitoring Program in Catalonia. The programme began in the 1998-1999 season and is promoted by the Autonomous Government of Catalonia and Barcelona Provincial Council. Monitoring is carried out through a network of observatories in natural areas throughout the Catalan territory. It reveals […]

Presentation of a Guide of measures to reduce wildlife damage to crops, urban areas, and infrastructure

Last Wednesday, a Guide of measures to reduce wildlife damage to crops, urban areas, and infrastructure was presented. The document was promoted by Barcelona Provincial Council, in collaboration with the Government of Catalonia’s Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food, and was developed with technical assistance provided by Minuartia.The Guide contains descriptive files on the […]

Video on the behaviour of wild boar within Montseny Natural Park’s Nature Reserve

Between 2012 and 2015, wild boars’ use of the Montseny Nature Reserve was monitored using camera trapping. In this area, hunting is only permitted for management purposes. The project was carried out in collaboration with the Park’s guards and technicians, and with groups of local hunters. Over 30,000 images of the species were recorded, which […]