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THE COYPU AND THE “AMORPHA FRUTICOSA” CONTROL IN THE SIBOLLA LAKE

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On the 24th of November began the coypu control and the team training to perform that activity. Many traps were placed on rafts to catch coypus and to get important data about this project. At the same time, on the 25th of November in the Sibolla Lake they started to supervise the Amorpha Fruticosa. The achieved results so far are satisfying because they show a considerable reduction of the are...
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THE “CASELLO IDRAULICO” RIO DI FUCECCHIO

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A jewel of technology Located in the city section of the Rio di Fucecchio , the toll hydraulic Fucecchio is a little gem of technology and efficiency that secures the town from flooding of the Rio Corliano, the Rio Valdinebbia and the Rio Valpisana that collect rainwater from wide valleys upstream. To overcome the frequent flooding also of low intensity that put in crisis throughout the area, ...
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A POLISH TEAM VISITS OUR PROJECT

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On the 3th of June 2015 an expert team from Poland came to visit us. It is also engaged in two LIFE Nature projects; the first one, known as LIFE11/NAT/PL/000431“Ostoja Wigierska”, aims to keep the biodiversity in the Wigry National Park, while the other one (LIFE12/NAT/PL/000063 “Amphibia”) intends to protect amphibians in the Northeast of Poland. Both of these projects aim to share experiences a...
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THE GAGGÌA “AMORPHA FRUTICOSA” CONTROL

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Between January and February 2015 took place the first intervention to check the so called Gaggìa in Paduletta di Ramone area . To perform this activity, it has been used an intensive and mechanized cut through a tracked vehicle equipped with a cutterbar. The particular width of the vehicle’s tracks allowed to work in an efficient way beating the amorpha, passing over the fens without damages, due...
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Seminar about the work

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Project LIFE + "SOS TUSCAN WETLANDS". The point of the work for the promotion of the Padule di Fucecchio and Lake Sibolla The project Life + "Sos Tuscan Wetlands. The point of the work for the promotion of the Padule di Fucecchio" by the seminar held today in the “Sala dei Granai” of Altopascio has highlighted the purpose and results of what could be defined as a revolutionary method of conserv...
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