Monitoring Action C3 – Establishment of new populations

We carried out the first monitoring of the plants planted at Cala Pozzo on the island of Favignana, as part of the activity of establishing new nuclei of Calendula maritima according to the criteria of species translocation. 10 days after transplanting, nearly all the plants are healthy, with the exception…

Action C.4. Building of physical barriers

The construction of the barriers to protect the existing and newly introduced populations of  Calendula has started on. The first part of the fence in Ronciglio has already been completed; for the new sites, two of the four fences foreseen at Salina Calcara are almost completed, whereas the construction of…

Action C.2. Re-enforcement of natural populations

The first reinforcement activity was carried out in the framework of the mitigation works planned at the Ronciglio site by the project for the completion of the offshore and the construction of the docks, handled by the Interregional Board for Public Works. The intervention was carried out by Vivai Iberis…

Exceptional reproductive success of the Ronciglio re-enforcement nuclei

Monitoring of the re-enforcement action of Ronciglio revealed the presence of a conspicuous amount of young Calendula seedlings born from the dispersion of the vitro plants reintroduced last February. After the first autumn rains the germination of the seeds dispersed during the summer season began. Near the plant holes, in…

Action A.4. Enactment of the Presidential Decree of Protection

Published on the Official Gazette of the Sicilian Region part I n. 46 of 11 October 2019 the Presidential Decree of the Sicilian Region for the protection of Calendula maritima. Thanks to this measure the target species can enjoy of a special protection regime involving the collection, damaging and extirpation,…

6th monitoring survey of the action re-enforcement at Ronciglio

Within the framework of the re-enforcement of the population of Calendula maritima, the monitoring activities of the sea marigolds planted at Ronciglio, Trapani, goes on. Four months after planting, more than 80% of the introduced individuals is healthy, more than 20% of them is in bloom and 65 % are…

5th monitoring survey of the action re-enforcement at Ronciglio

Within the framework of the re-enforcement of the population of Calendula maritima, the monitoring activities of the sea marigolds planted at Ronciglio, Trapani, goes on. Three months after planting, 90% of the introduced individuals is healthy, more than 40% of them is in bloom and 70% are fruiting or have…

4th monitoring survey of the action re-enforcement at Ronciglio

Within the framework of the re-enforcement of the population of Calendula maritima, the monitoring activities of the sea marigolds planted at Ronciglio, Trapani, goes on. Two months after planting, 90% of the introduced individuals is healthy, more than 80% of them is in bloom and 34% are fruiting or have…

Territorial animation for local stakeholders

On Monday 15 and Wednesday 17 April 2019, within the framework of the educational activities carried out by the society Palma nana, the students of four classes of the fourth year of the primary school ‘ICS Politeama – G. La Masa’of Palermo and two classes of the first year of…

3rd monitoring survey of the action re-enforcement at Ronciglio

Within the framework of the re-enforcement of the population of Calendula maritima, the monitoring activities of the sea marigolds planted at Ronciglio, Trapani, goes on. Nearly months after planting, 95% of the introduced individuals is healthy, more than 50% of them is in bloom and 7% are fruiting or have…