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The NatSalMo photo of Valeria Scrilatti at MAXXI 04 Dec

The NatSalMo photo of Valeria Scrilatti at MAXXI

Here it is finally revealed the amazing photo of Valeria Scrilatti, exhibited at MAXXI, which immortalizes our cryobank! Contrasto’s collective exhibition “Climate Change Italy: from the drought crisis to the melting of glaciers, loss of biodiversity, energy communities and circular economy”, you can admire it Rome until 8 January.

First test in the Volturno river 01 Dec

First test in the Volturno river

Yesterday our technical-scientific staff went to the Volturno, near Monteroduni, for a direct check of the first phase of the incipient reproductive season and for a semen sample to be genotyped.

Animal husbandry? No thank you. Cryobank and biodiversity conservation 25 Nov

Animal husbandry? No thank you. Cryobank and biodiversity conservation

A few years ago, just in the months in which we were writing the LIFE NatSalMo project, an illuminating article appeared on the pages of the magazine “The Biologist” on the importance of cryobanks in the conservation of species, written by William Holt, professor at the University of Sheffield and honorary researcher in Conservation Biology for the survival of species of the prestigious Smithsonian Institution. Holt remembered when, in…

From tomorrow our project is also at the MaXXI in Rome! 22 Nov

From tomorrow our project is also at the MaXXI in Rome!

One of the photos taken this summer by the photographer Valeria Scrilatti (Contrasto agency) about the actions and places of our project has been selected to be included in the collective photographic exhibition “Climate Change Italy: from the drought crisis to the melting of glaciers, loss of biodiversity , energy communities and circular economy” which…

6th Open Forum 21 Nov

6th Open Forum

The sixth Open Forum NatSalMo will take place on 28 and 29 November: we are truly on the finishing straight! We look forward to seeing you in Oratino on 28th and in Rocchetta on 29th November, starting at 4pm.

The value of wildness 05 Nov

The value of wildness

When repopulating actions are carried out, we must try to avoid as much as possible the domestication of the animals that have to return to the river: Pierpaolo Gibertoni, ichthyologist veterinarian of the partner MTRG (Mediterranean Trout Research Group) explains it well in this video, who talks to us about rusticity and wildness maintained thanks…

More monitoring on the Biferno river 02 Nov

More monitoring on the Biferno river

These beautiful trout about two and a half years old are the “daughters” of our sowing in the lateral tributaries of the Biferno basin, those coming from the Matese. We are monitoring their populations that have gone further upstream by about a kilometer compared to our cocooning.

Review of the fifth NatSalMo Open Forum 27 Oct

Review of the fifth NatSalMo Open Forum

Our fifth Open Forum also closed yesterday evening, with a truly positive outcome. The two meetings, carried out directly in the territories of the two basins concerned, met with excellent participation and served to continue the dialogue with the stakeholders. For both the Volturno and the Biferno the needs and proposals are multiple and, working…

Volturno: second Focus Group for socio-economic impact assessment 24 Oct

Volturno: second Focus Group for socio-economic impact assessment

The second Natsalmo Focus Group, the one dedicated to the Volturno basin, took place on 17 October 2022 at the Pignatelli castle in Monteroduni. This meeting was also very well attended, managing to involve the main categories of stakeholders present in the 9 municipalities of the Volturno basin (Castel San Vincenzo, Rocchetta a Volturno, Colli…