Veneto Region (RE)
Veneto Region, Province of Treviso
Direct management of State forests. Natural Biogenetic Reserve Pian Parrocchia-Campo di Mezzo (established in 1977). Area 667 ha, forest types: beech
Main management type: high forest treated with shelterwood cuttings. Generally 700 to 1,000 m3 of wood are extracted per intervention, over 10 to 15 ha. The forest is included in Special Protection Zones (ZPS, 79/409/CEE) and in Sites of Community Importance (SIC, 92/43/CEE).
Veneto Region, Town of Lorenzago di Cadore, province of Belluno
Forest owned by the village of Lorenzago di Cadore.
Area: 1,100 ha, bordering Region Friuli Venezia Giulia. Mesalpic climate Altitudinal range: 800 – 1800 m. Forest types: fir forests of carbonatic and siliceous soils (800 – 1,300 m); secondary montane spruce forests (1,000 – 1,350 m); spruce forests on carbonatic and siliceous soils (1,300 – 1,800 m).
Main management type: selection cuttings (from single-tree to small groups). Regeneration present in all treatment variants. Annual cuttings: 1,660 m3 (26% of annual increment). The area of Lorenzago di Cadore is included in one of the largest Special Protection Zone of the Alps (ZPS IT3230089 “Dolomiti of Cadore and Comelico”) and contains two Sites of Community Importance (SICIT3230080 “Val Talagona, Gruppo Monte Cirdola, Monte Duranno” and SIC IT3230085 “Comelico, Bosco della Brigola, Brentoni, Tudaio). Forests of Lorenzago are certified for Sustainable Forest Management by PEFC. A letter of support by the Major of Lorenzago di Cadore is provided as Annex to the project.