Riverine forest restoration along the Aterno River

Aterno River - Abruzzo

Project Info

Subject Forest
Partner Ilex
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Project Description

Identify one suitable area and restore at least 1 Km of riverine ecosystem in the medium Aterno basin.

  1. Activity: first field survey on the 31/10/2016 visiting the river section within Fontecchio and L’Aquila, in order to find a series of possible suitable area to be restored. (attached plan and  some pictures). A desktop research was done afterwards in order to identify the land tenure of the selected 4 areas.
  2. Activity: a meeting with Scontrone’ mayor who carried out an intervention on the Sangro river in order to remove the cement bankbuilt and re-naturalise  the riverbank.
  3. Activity: second field survey with the participation od Pedro Regato in order to discuss with him which one of the selected areas could be the most significant for the project. Attached a short description of the most suitable area for intervention.


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