The first public consultation on the proposed Guidelines for the conservation of the Mediterranean trout and its habitat has just closed in the headquarters of the Maiella National Park in Badia Morronese.
A morning dedicated to open and constructive discussions, in which stakeholders and industry experts took part, to lay the foundations on which to define a future Action Plan for the conservation of the species
The “National guidelines for the conservation of the Mediterranean trout and its habitat”, in fact, represent a valuable tool for providing technical indications and methodologies for the restoration of the habitat of the species and the mitigation of threats, in order to achieve a state of favorable conservation in the national biogeographical zones in which the species occurs.
Today’s meeting, at the headquarters of the project leader, was an important opportunity for discussion and exchange of knowledge and experience between speakers and the numerous participants who attended both face-to-face and remotely, in order to identify best practices and more effective solutions for the protection of native trout and its habitat. As recalled by the President of the Park, Lucio Zazzara, the aim was to bring together experts from various sectors and from different parts of Italy to discuss and explore topics of great importance together around a fundamental species of aquatic ecosystems for the its role at the top of the food webs of watercourses. Director F.F. Luciano Di Martino instead underlined how the open and constructive dialogue with the stakeholders and with the public bodies that should apply the LIFE STREAMS Guidelines is essential for their finalization.
The next appointment with the second STREAMS round table is scheduled for Tuesday 6 June. at the headquarters of the Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona and Campigna National Park.