Project Description

The Life programme is a financial instrument supporting environmental projects and natural conservation in European countries and some times in their neighbourhood for the implementation of the Habitats and Bird Directives (Directives 92/43/EC and 2009/147/EC of European Parliament and Council). Life+ Nature and Biodiversity support  projects and co-finance actions aiming at:

  1. Best Practices and/or demonstrative projects contributing to implementation of objectives regarding Habitats and Birds Directives;
  2. Demonstrative/innovative Projects of EU Strategy 2020 implementation about biodiversity;

LIFE Project MED-WOLF-   Best practice actions for wolf conservation in  Mediterranean-type areas (LIFE11 NAT/IT/069) – takes place in Italy, in the territory of Grosseto province and in Portugal, in the Guarda and Castelo Branco districts. The project’s goal is to decrease the conflict between the wolf’s presence and human activities in rural areas where cultural tradition of coexistence with predators is lost.  MED-Wolf joins Italian and Portuguese agricultural and environmental associations, state institutions and research centres, in a unique collaboration.


29th of March, training initiative addressed to the environmental excursion guides

The collaboration between Circolo Festambiente / Legambiente and difesAttiva. continues.  On the 29th of March, the first initiative of the project "I Sentieri del Lupo".


Available number 15, 16 and 17 of CDP News.

The numbers 15 and 16 focus on livestock guarding dogs, while the last number is about the socio-economic aspects of the conflict between large carnivores and human activities.


International symposium, Grosseto 9th of November 2017

The international symposium was held in Grosseto on 9/11/2017. The symposium was associated to two technical workshops held on 8/11/2017.


Training meetings and trekking on the wolf's paths

The wolf's paths is the name of the Legambiente’s project which want to inform and raise awareness about the wolf and promote ecotourism