February 2016

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Update of activities
February 2016

 

Prepared by Bruno De Cinti (Technical Manager of the Project) and ManFor C.BD team members, Monterotondo (RM), March 1, 2016

Action 1-2 – Project Management and Project Monitoring.

PMa – PMo.

  • Coordination of different project activities and administration tasks.
  • Coordination of the Best Practice Manual.
  • Coordination of the Indicator Manual.
  • Finalization of the 3rd Project Progress report.

Action 3 – Ecological connectivity, landscape patterns and representativeness of test areas.

ECo

  • Contribution to the manual of indicators.
  • Revision of the chapter 5 of the Best practices manual.
  • Contribution to the 3rd Project Progress report.

ECo-SI

  • Contribution to the manual of indicators.
  • Revision of the chapter 5 of the Best practices manual.
  • Contribution to the 3rd Project Progress report.

 

Action 4 Analysis and design of forest management options.

AnDeFM

  • There were no activities in this month.

AnDeFM-SI

  • There were no activities in this month.

Action 5 Implementation of forest management options in the test areas.

IMP

  • Routine surveys (meteo) at the site of Pennataro – Montedimezzo (Molise region).
  • Data processing.
  • Contribution to the manual of indicators.
  • Revision of the chapter 5 of the Best practices manual.
  • Contribution to the 3rd Project Progress report.

IMP-SI

  • Contribution to the manual of indicators.
  • Revision of the chapter 5 of the Best practices manual.
  • Contribution to the 3rd Project Progress report.

Action 6 Assessment of indicators related to carbon cycle of managed forests.

ForC

  • Data processing.
  • Contribution to the manual of indicators.
  • Revision of the chapter 5 of the Best practices manual.
  • Contribution to the 3rd Project Progress report

ForC-SI

  • Contribution to the manual of indicators.
  • Revision of the chapter 5 of the Best practices manual Contribution to the 3rd Project Progress report.
  • Data processing.

Action 7 Assessment of indicators related to forest biodiversity.

ForBD

Sub-action 2 Assessment of Fauna Diversity

    • Invertebrate:
      • There were no activities in this month.
    • Vertebrate:
      • Birds
        • There were no activities in this month.
      • Bats
        • There were no activities in this month.
      • Amphibians
        • meetings.
        • data elaboration, for two new manuscripts on the Project results.

Sub-action 3 Assessment of Plant Diversity

    • Data elaboration.

Sub-action 4 – Assessment of dead wood

    • There were no activities in this month.

ForBD-SI

  • Contribution to the manual of indicators.
  • Revision of the chapter 5 of the Best practices manual.

Action 8 – Demonstration Areas.

Dem

  • Maintenance of field equipment of plots at the demonstration areas.
  • Finalization of the last three demonstration areas.

Dem-SI

  • Maintenance of field equipment of plots at the demonstration areas.

Action 9 – SynTran – Synthesis and Transferability of Project Results.

  • Best Practice Manual is going to be finalized.
  • Indicators manual is going to be finalized.
  • Contribution to the 3rd Project Progress report.

Action 10 – Communication and Dissemination.

– CD

  • Update of the Facebook page and of the project web site.
  • Participation to the Orvieto Scienza 2016 events leading a group of students to reproduce the activity of the action For C of the ManFoc C.BD. Project activity.
  • Partecipation to the National wildlife television program (GEO, Rai3) talking about Manfor project.
  • Set up of a short video describing of the project to be uploaded on the disseminative totem placed in the facilitate path for disabled people in the forest path of the Pennataro Museum (Site 05).

– CD-SI

  • Cooperation with Slovenian Forest Service in other communication and dissemination activities.