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A “milestone” is a relevant result with regard to the general objective of the project as a whole.

Longitudinal connectivity restoration

It is enough a gap of few meters to stop the flow of the fish in a river. Many human interventions have fragmented the watercourses with hydropower barriers and weirs in order to slow down the down flow of the water. The construction of bridges, like the Migiandone (Ornavasso) one, can create interruptions too, damaging [...]

2020-03-09T16:55:57+01:00

Construction site for the realization of the fish passage at Lake Tana: open!

IdroLIFE, Action C4. Construction site for the realization of the fish passage to Lake Tana: open! Like most fish species, project target species migrate in search of satisfactory environmental conditions. Water-derived barriers and weirs used to limit current speed are often impassable obstacles for fish that go up a waterway, to breed or to [...]

2020-01-17T16:50:50+01:00

Fish Passage San Bernardino stream, Verbania: there we are!

The IdroLIFE Action - Action C4 Action C.4 of this project is responsible for the restoration of river continuity for fish in the stretch of Toce River that flows from its mouth in Lake Maggiore to 45 km upstream and in the Torrente San Bernardino. There are 4 impassable barriers on the Toce and [...]

2020-01-17T16:41:56+01:00

San Bernardino stream: respect the blue sign!!!

In recent days the operations of marking the fish of the stream with PIT tags and elastomers have begun: if you catch a trout "with blue sign" on the belly, we politely ask you to release it, because with its ascent could testify to the effectiveness of the passage for fish whose completion is [...]

2020-01-17T15:42:10+01:00

On Friday, March 22, 2019, on World Water Day, IdroLIFE rewards kids!

On the day of the year dedicated to celebrating water and its importance for the life of man, the IdroLIFE team will reward the more than 120 young people who participated in the initiative "C'è vita nel fiume", which ended on 31 December 2018; an initiative aimed at reflecting children and young people, from 3 [...]

2020-01-17T14:59:40+01:00

New event “The science rewards you!”

The IdroLIFE team takes the opportunity of the "C'è vita nel fiume" competition to meet children and young people. Researchers and technicians involved in the project are available to answer the curiosity and questions of young aspiring naturalists curious about the theme of aquatic biodiversity and its natural resources in an exceptional context for them... [...]

2020-01-17T15:00:38+01:00