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Anchoring started yesterday, in the framework of the InterregMed EcoSustain Project
(Mantova, 13 Apr 18) With the EcoSustain project, Mincio Park has started a satellite monitoring action of the water quality using four profiling buoys. Anchoring and installation started yesterday in strategic spots and Natura 2000 sites (Valli del Mincio and Vallazza Nature Reserves and the lakes of Mantua) to analyse...
Profiling buoys to analyse the riverâs health and manage problems
The European Commission has awarded Mincio Park as best practice for the promotion of local economy
(Mantova, 26 Mar 18) In Brussels, the European Commission has selected Mincio Park as winner of the annual prize for the "Best practice in capitalising on local economy", for the Park’s activities in the field of ecotourism and environmental education. The prize was awarded during the annual EDEN meeting (European...
Park president Maurizio Pellizzer accepts the award
Park president Maurizio Pellizzer accepts the award
With the chance to admire the storks building their nests
(Mantova, 20 Mar 18) After the winter break, Bertone Park - Mincio Park’s Visitor Centre - reopens on Sunday 25 March. The summer residence of the counts D’Arco is a typical example of Romantic garden, surrounded by a small wood where local and exotic trees grow, some of which are as old as 150 years of age....
Sunday 25 March: re-opening of Bertone Park
The stork reintroduction project carried out with the Bertone Centre is having a significant impact in terms of biodiversity
(Mantova, 16 Feb 18) Storks that were born along the Mincio river since the beginning of Mincio Park’s reintroduction project have reached the number of 272; the chronicle of the movements recorded over the last 20 years in the middle Mincio area is fascinating and rich in interesting anecdotes.Read more (Italian ...
272 storks were born free on the Mincio River
(Mantova, 15 Gen 18) From 2012 to 2017, Mincio Park managed investments amounting to 25 million Euros, using them for public works and landscape improvement, ecological restoration, land promotion, environmental education.  We have created an interactive map to show where and how resources have been used within th...
6 years of environmental asset: explore the map of Park-made works
Mincio Park represents Italy in a transnational programme to preserve biodiversity
(Mantova, 10 Ott 17) The new website of the transnational EcoSUSTAIN  Project (Ecological sustainable Governance of Mediterranean protected Areas via improved Scientific, Technical and Managerial Knowledge Base) is now online. It promotes collaboration and exchange of good practices to maintain biodiversity; the pr...
EcoSUSTAIN, the new website is online
(Mantova, 16 Ago 17) Mincio Park reminds all those practicing wels catfishing that the Park has an agreement with a specialised company appointed to remove, within two hours, the carcasses of wels catfish. In order to do that, however, the fish have to be carried onto the ground. If you do, you can call the Park Authori...
Wels catfish: the Park asks fishers not to release captured fish in the river
(Mantova, 13 Lug 17) In 47 out of 66 activities constituting the Action Plan of the Mincio River Contract (they were initially 62, then 4 more have been added) there have been progresses, or the related activities have been started and, in some cases, even concluded.The technical group that met yesterday at the Park off...
Technical group of the Mincio River Contract: progress assessment
It is designed for schools and helps discover the world under the water surface
(Mantova, 21 Mar 17) It is designed for schools and helps discover the world under the water surfaceThe activity started by placing sheltered spots for threatened fish to lay eggs, and with restocking actions, especially of pikes, perches, common rudds and tenches. Now Mincio Park has entered a new stage of fish protect...
The Park has launched the Mincio River board game, to promote protection of local fish
The Park's project helps the return of this species in Italy
(Mantova, 03 Nov 16) In the last weeks, most European storks have left for Africa, including those which had spent the summer in Mincio Park. Young birds will stay in Africa for at least two years before, hopefully, coming back to Europe, maybe in Mincio Park again. As it has been happening for several y...
White Stork: 17 young birds take their first flight in Mincio Park
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