The Bondone System of Reserves covers more than 1,100 hectares around the mountains of Bondone-Stivo. The area encompasses 7 Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) and includes: Laghi e abisso di Lamar, Terlago, Stagni della Vela-Soprasasso, Dos Trento, Burrone di Ravina, Torbiera delle Viote, Tre cime Monte Bondone, Prà dall'Albi-Cei, and four local reserves called Prada, Palù, Valle Scanderlotti and Casotte. The chance to manage such a vast ecologic and natural heritage around the city of Trento and the Adige Valley entails the challenging task of accommodating very diverse interests on these areas. Protecting and promoting a still well preserved heritage are the pivotal points of such challenge. The System was established when the previous Bondone-Soprasasso System of Reserves, which only touched the Municipality of Trento, was extended to the neighbouring municipalities.
The main purposes of the System are: