Citizen Science is a method that actively involves the public in scientific research.
As part of the Life project “Monitoring of insects with public participation” of the National Forest Biodiversity Study and Conservation Center “Bosco Fontana” Carabinieri, this approach was applied for the first time to investigate the distribution of 9 insect species protected by the Habitat Directive: 2185 valid reports were collected from 2013 to 2017. Encouraged by this success, the Center launched the InNat project (www.innat.it), which increases the collection of reports to 30 species. In addition, the Citizen Science InNat portal has been adopted by the Lombardy Region within the Life Gestire 2020 project to increase knowledge on these protected insects.
The Habitat Directive, some of the target species included in the Citizen Science program, the InNat platform and the first scientific results will be explained during the conference. In addition, Citizen Science’s 6 years of experiences will be shared.
20th November 2019 – The Research Center for Sustainable Management and Defense of the Mountain – Ge.S.Di.Mont. of UNIMONT, center of excellence of the University...Read
Milano – 29th november 2019, 9.00-10.45am: In the framework of EUSALP’s 2019 Annual Forum a thematic workshop on the role of mountain in National Strategic...Read
Research that deals with the issue of the definition of mountain areas in legislation conducted by Dr. Carrer – PhD in public and tax law...Read
The third edition of the literary review “racCONTA LA MONTAGNA” will start on 16th October 2019, after the introductory meeting held on 8th August in...Read
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