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   C4

 

CONCRETE CONSERVATION ACTIONS –C4

The establishment of a temporary breeding centre for amphibian and reptiles

Partner responsible for the action: Centro Studi Naturalistici- onlus

Target species: Italian Tree Frog, Italian Newt, Italian Crested Newt, Hermann’s Tortoise

The action foresees the creation on site of 10 open air pools measuring 3m long, 2m wide and 1m deep which fully respect naturalistic and environmental compatibility criteria.

The 10 300-litre capacity aqua-terrariums, equipped with a UV filter, biological filtration plant, lighting and air conditioning  will be hosted in a suitable building belonging to the Azienda Agricola Montenero. The eggs and the larvae will be taken from their habitat and transferred to the structure where they will develop in controlled conditions.

For the Hermann’s Tortoise, 4 10x6m enclosures equipped against predators will be constructed and arranged in a way that facilitates reproduction.

The larvae and the newly metamorphosed young of the Italian Tree Frog, Italian Newt,  Italian Crested Newt  and  Hermann’s Tortoise juveniles will be taken back to the same place where the eggs were taken from and to other suitable sites.

The action responds to threats 4 and 5.

The expected results:

A restocking operation with the following quantities per species of young produced and released:

Italian Tree Frog - 5000 larvae
Italian Newt - 1.500 larvae
Italian Crested Newt  - 1.500 larvae
Hermann’s Tortoise - 200 juveniles


     THE ACTIONS

A.1 C.4 D.6
A.2 C.5 D.7
A.3 D.1 D.8
A.4 D.2 E.1
C.1 D.3 E.2
C.2 D.4 E.3
C.3 D.5 E.4
BENEFICIARIES AND
PROJECT COFINANCIERS

ORGANISATIONS WHICH
SUPPORT THE PROJECT
- Department for the Protection of Nature
- Ministry of the Environment and the Protection of the Sea
- The Environment department of the
Puglia Region



BATS   |    AMPHIBIANS   |    REPTILES   |    NEW BATS SPECIES

  ASS. CENTRO STUDI NATURALISTICI - ONLUS
C.F.: 94035230716 - P.IVA: 03702310719
DESIGN BY SINKRONIA
FOTOGRAFIE M.CALDARELLA - M.MUCEDDA
MAURIZIO MARRESE, PAMELA PRIORI