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Jul 28, 2016
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ECOPLANTMED workshop: “Seeds adventure: from nature to nature through the Laboratory”
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Saint Joseph University (USJ), ECOPLANTMED project partner in Lebanon, held a Workshop entitled: “Seeds adventure: from nature to nature through the Laboratory” at the Faculty of Science, Mar Roukoz, on Tuesday December 15th, 2015.
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Jan 19, 2016
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ECOPLANTMED workshop, Tunis, 29 December 2015
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The National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry (INRGREF), ECOPLANTMED partner in Tunisia, held their final project workshop: "Ecological use of native plants for environmental restoration and sustainable development in the Mediterranean region " on 29 December 2015.
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Jan 05, 2016
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Ecological use of native plants for environmental restoration and sustainable development in the Mediterranean region, Tunis, 29 December 2015
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The National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry (INRGREF), partner of ECOPLANTMED in Tunisia, will organize a workshop on the “Ecological use of native plants for environmental restoration and sustainable development in the Mediterranean region” on Tuesday 29th December 2015 on the premises of INRGREF.
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Dec 21, 2015
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PLANTATION OF RIVERSIDE SPECIES IN THE NATURAL PARK OF TURIA, Spain, 14 December 2015
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The Coordinator in Defense of Turia’s Forests, the Natural Park of Turia, the Municipality of Paterna and the Centre for Applied Forest Research (CIEF) of the Valencian Region invite you to participate in a plantation day of riverside species in the River Turia, activity framed within the ECOPLANTMED project.
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Dec 10, 2015
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Seeds adventure: from nature to nature through the laboratory
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The Lebanese partner of ECOPLANTMED Project, Saint Joseph university will hold the Workshop:” Seeds adventure: from nature to nature through the laboratory” on Tuesday, December 15th.
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Dec 10, 2015
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“Use of local flora in environmental restoration and landscaping”, Crete, Greece, 17 December 2015
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CIHEAM-Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, ECOPLANTMED project coordinator, is organising their final project information day with the aim to promote the use of local flora species and local genetic material in environmental restoration and landscaping, as well as to promote their production by private and forest nurseries.
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Dec 08, 2015
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Overview of project event at Botanical Garden of the University of Valencia, 19 November 2015
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On 19 November 2015 a seminar on "Organic Gardening and Green Infrastructure in Urban and Peri-urban Areas" took place in the Botanical Garden of the University of Valencia, in the framework of ECOPLANTMED. The event was organised by the Forest Seed Bank - CIEF, Spanish partner of the project, and by the City Council of Valencia.
Date Published:
Nov 27, 2015
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ECOPLANTMED in Heraklion and Rethymo, Crete, 2 & 4 December 2015
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CIHEAM - MAICh will hold one event in Heraklion, Crete on 2 December 2015 and another in Rethymno, Crete on 4 December 2015, in cooperation with local authorities. The topic is "Conservation, use and valorisation of the Cretan flora".
Date Published:
Nov 26, 2015
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Forest seeds in Tunisia: promoting the use of indigenous species, 13 November 2015
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In the framework of the ECOPLANTMED project, the National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry, organised on Friday 13 November 2015 a dissemination event about “Forest seeds in Tunisia: promoting the use of indigenous species“.
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Nov 18, 2015
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Organic Gardening and Green Infrastructure in Urban and Peri-urban Areas
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ECOPLANTMED Project Dissemination Event
November 19, 2015
Botanical Garden of Valencia
VALENCIA
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Nov 12, 2015
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Forest seeds in Tunisia: promoting the use of indigenous species
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In the framework of the ECOPLANTMED project, the National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry (INRGREF), the partner of ECOPLANTMED in Tunisia, will organize a dissemination event about “Forest seeds in Tunisia: promoting the use of indigenous species” on 13 November 2015.
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Nov 11, 2015
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ECOPLANTMED International Conference “Ecological Restoration in the Mediterranean region: Challenges and Opportunities”
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In the framework of the ECOPLANTMED project, Saint Joseph University (USJ) held the ECOPLANTMED International Conference at the Campus of Innovation and Sports (CIS) in Beirut on 14, 15 and 16 of October.
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Nov 05, 2015
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ECOPLANTMED at the National Day of the tree, Tunis, 03-08 November 2015
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The National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry, ECOPLANTMED partner in Tunisia, will participate in the National Day of the tree on 03-08 November 2015.
Date Published:
Oct 30, 2015
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ECOPLANTMED International Conference, Beirut, 14-16 October 2015
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The ECOPLANTMED International Conference was successfully completed. Presentations and photographs will soon be available.
Date Published:
Oct 27, 2015
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ECOPLANTMED event to take place in Cagliari, 6 November 2015
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The Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity, University of Cagliari, partner of ECOPLANTMED, organizes a meeting with all stakeholders entitled "Use and enhancement of wild flora for environmental restoration and sustainable development in the Mediterranean region".
Date Published:
Oct 22, 2015
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Use of local flora in landscaping and restoration
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An open information day was organised at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (CIHEAM – MAICh) in Crete, Greece on 6 October 2015. The topic of this ECOPLANTMED project event was the use of native flora in landscaping and restoration. 
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Date Published:
Oct 13, 2015
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ECOPLANTMED at the HBS 14th Panhellenic Scientific Conference, Patra, Greece, 8-11 October 2015
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The Hellenic Botanical Society (HBS) will hold its 14th conference about 'The Science of Plants, a foundation for the Conservation of Nature'. CIHEAM - MAICh will present the ECOPLANTMED initiative ...
Date Published:
Sep 18, 2015
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CIHEAM – MAICh invites you to an open information day with the topic “Use of native flora in landscaping and restoration”, Chania, Crete, 6 October 2015.
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The Mediterranean Plant Conservation Unit of CIHEAM – MAICh, Coordinator of the ECOPLANTMED project, is organising an event in order to inform about the project and the importance of using native plants in landscaping (parks, gardens, etc.) and environmental restoration.
Date Published:
Sep 15, 2015
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ECOPLANTMED at the VII Congress of Conservation Biology of Plants, 30 September - 2 October 2015, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Araba, Basque Country
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The ECOPLANTMED team in Spain, Centre for Forest Applied Research (CIEF) of the Regional Ministry of Agriculture, Environment, Climate Change and Rural Development, will present the ECOPLANTMED project and its results at the VII Congress of Conservation Biology of Plants.
Date Published:
Sep 07, 2015
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Overview of dissemination event at ECOPLANTMED ecological restoration pilot site, Lebanon, 25 July 2015
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Saint Joseph University’s (USJ) Faculty of Science, ECOPLANTMED project partner in Lebanon, together with Jouzour Loubnan Association, held a dissemination event on Saturday July 25th to shed light on the progress made in the Kfardebian region, in terms of reforestation and biodiversity conservation, in cooperation with the Kfardebian Municipality.
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Aug 05, 2015
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ECOPLANTMED: call for experts
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The Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity of the University of Cagliari (IT), partner of the ECOPLANTMED project, has published a call for experts to select two researchers for three months each.
Date Published:
Jul 30, 2015
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"ECOPLANTMED Ecological Restoration pilot site" event, Kfardebian, Lebanon, July 25th, 2015
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Saint Joseph University’s Faculty of Science, ECOPLANTMED partner in Lebanon, will hold a dissemination event entitled “ECOPLANTMED Ecological Restoration pilot site” in Kfardebian, on Saturday, July 25th, 2015.
Date Published:
Jul 21, 2015
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ECOPLANTMED 4th Steering Committee meeting, Cagliari, 9-11 June 2015
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The 4th project meeting was hosted by the University of Cagliari - Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity (UNICA-CCB) in Cagliari, Sardinia, on the premises of the University Botanical Gardens. Project partners discussed the progress of ECOPLANTMED activities, and had the opportunity to discuss technical aspects of the project implementation with Officers of the Joint Technical Secretariat of the ENPI CBC Med Programme.
Date Published:
Jun 19, 2015
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Use of native species in ecological restoration programs in Tunisia, Beja, 03 June 2015
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The National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry of Tunisia, organized on Wednesday 03 June 2015 a workshop within the framework of the ECOPLANTMED project. This event was about the “Use of native species in ecological restoration programs in Tunisia”.
Date Published:
Jun 15, 2015
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Workshop announcement: Use of native species in ecological restoration programs in Tunisia
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The National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry of Tunisia will organize a workshop on the “Use of native species in ecological restoration programs in Tunisia” in the framework of the ECOPLANTMED project on Wednesday 3rd June 2015 in Beja.
Date Published:
May 19, 2015
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2nd announcement for ECOPLANTMED International Conference
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Good news for those who are interested in submitting abstracts about their findings on Ecological Restoration and other related subjects: the deadline for abstract submission is extended until June 15, 2015.
Date Published:
May 19, 2015
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Overview of “Ecological restoration and conservation of forest stands in Tunisia” event of 6 May 2015
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The National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry of Tunisia, ECOPLANTMED partner in Tunisia, organised on Wednesday 6 May 2015 a dissemination event for the ECOPLANTMED project. The theme of the event was “Ecological restoration and conservation of forest stands in Tunisia“.
Date Published:
May 08, 2015
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ECOPLANTMED dissemination event: Native v/s Invasive species: on which side are you?
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ECOPLANTMED project partner in Lebanon, Saint Joseph University, Faculty of Science, will be heading to Tyre on Saturday, May 16th, 2015.
Date Published:
May 07, 2015
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Dissemination event for the students of the Degree Course in Natural Sciences, University of Cagliari
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The project ECOPLANTMED and the course of Environmental and Applied Botany of the Degree in Natural Sciences, will hold an event entitled "Project ECOPLANTMED: Use of native flora for environmental restoration and sustainable development in the Mediterranean region" ...
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May 04, 2015
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Workshop for public nurseries, Villagrande, 23-04-2015
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In the framework of ECOPLANTMED, the workshop "Restoration ecology: the role of regional conservative nurseries" ...
Date Published:
Apr 22, 2015
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Ecological restoration and conservation of forest stands in Tunisia
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The National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry, ECOPLANTMED project partner in Tunisia, will organize ...
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Apr 16, 2015
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Presentation of the project ECOPLANTMED at the 2nd Mediterranean Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants April, 22-25, 2015 Antalya - Turkey (MESMAP-2)
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The National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry, ECOPLANTMED project partner in Tunisia, will participate ...
Date Published:
Apr 16, 2015
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Interview with Dr. Bou Dagher Kharrat on MTV, Rendez-vous, MTV – Lebanon, February 21, 2015
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Various environmental projects as well as the upcoming ECOPLANTMED International Conference scheduled in October in Beirut were at the heart of the interview that took place ...
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Apr 16, 2015
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Presentation of the project ECOPLANTMED at the GREAT Med International Conference - Rome, March 19th, 2015
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Mar 17, 2015
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Presentation of the project ECOPLANTMED at the exhibition "Primavera in giardino" (Spring in the Garden), 14-15 March 2015, in Milis (OR)
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Mar 12, 2015
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The Valencian land stewardship associations restore natural habitats
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Land stewardship is a set of strategies and tools that aim to involve landowners and land users in conservation and good use of natural, cultural and landscape resources. To achieve this, ...
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Mar 03, 2015
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Workshop: Land Stewardship Associations and restoration of natural habitats
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The Centre for Applied Forest Research (CIEF) of the Valencian Region will organize on 7 February 2015 a technical workshop on the role of Land Stewardship Associations in restoring natural habitats. The workshop aims ...
Date Published:
Jan 28, 2015
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1st announcement for ECOPLANTMED International Conference
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The ECOPLANTMED project invites you to the International Conference with the theme “Ecological Restoration in the Mediterranean region: Challenges and Opportunities”, hosted by the project partner Saint Joseph University (USJ) in Beirut, Lebanon on 15 and 16 October 2015. The conference ...
Date Published:
Jan 27, 2015
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ECOPLANTMED dissemination event, Lebanon, 3 December 2014
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Saint Joseph University (USJ), ECOPLANTMED project partner in Lebanon, held a dissemination event about “Planting native species: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES” at the Faculty of Science, on Wednesday December 3rd, 2014. The event was opened by ...
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Dec 30, 2014
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ECOPLANTMED dissemination event, Valencia, 13 November 2014
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The Centre for Applied Forest Research (CIEF) of the DG Environment of the Ministry of Infrastructures, Territory and Environment of the Valencian Region, ECOPLANTMED partner in Spain, held their 1st dissemination event for the ECOPLANTMED project in Valencia last November 13. The theme was “The importance of plant material in natural habitat restoration projects".
Date Published:
Dec 23, 2014
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Great participation and exchange of experiences at the ECOPLANTMED workshop in Cagliari
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On Monday 17 November 2014, in the conference room of the Natural Regional Park Molentargius Saline in Cagliari, associate partner of ECOPLANTMED, a workshop of the project ECOPLANTMED took place.
Date Published:
Dec 19, 2014
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1st Forestry Congress of Valencia
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The Valencian Forestry Platform organised in Aclublas, 24 and 25 October 2014, the ‘I Forestry Congress’ of Valencia. For this first forestry congress, and to mark the 20th anniversary of the tragic summer of 1994, the theme of restoration and management of areas affected by forest fires was chosen as a starting point for reflections.
Date Published:
Dec 19, 2014
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ECOPLANTMED 3rd Steering Committee meeting
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The 3rd Steering Committee meeting of the project took place in Tunis, Tunisia, 25 - 27 November 2014. The meeting was organised by the National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry (INRGREF), ECOPLANTMED partner in Tunisia.
Date Published:
Dec 09, 2014
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Planting native trees: Opportunities and Challenges
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The Faculty of Sciences in the Sciences and Technologies Campus of Saint Joseph University (Mar Roukoz Mkalles), Lebanon, will hold a local event for the ECOPLANTMED project on Wednesday 3 December from 9 am to 1:30 pm. All the sectors involved in landscape urban projects will participate: project developers, landscapers and plant nursery owners.
Date Published:
Dec 01, 2014
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Workshop of the ECOPLANTMED project in Cagliari, under the title: “Use of native plants for environmental restoration and sustainable development in the Mediterranean region”.
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The Edificio Sali Scelti in the Parco del Molentargius, will hold a local event for the project ECOPLANTMED on Monday 17 November from 9 am to 1:30 pm. All the sectors involved in the actions of environmental restoration will participate ...
Date Published:
Nov 10, 2014
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The importance of plant material in natural habitats restoration projects
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The Centre for Applied Forest Research (CIEF) of the Valencian Region will organise next 13th of November a dissemination event about "The importance of plant material in natural habitats restoration projects". This dissemination event will be a good opportunity to exchange experiences ...
Date Published:
Nov 10, 2014
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Presentation of ECOPLANTMED at the meeting of the LIFE project PROVIDUNE, 23-24 October 2014, Cagliari
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The project ECOPLANTMED will be presented by CCB at the final meeting of the LIFE project PROVIDUNE (www.providune.eu), that will be held in Cagliari on 23 and 24 October 2014, where it will be possible to exchange experiences with other projects related to the theme of environmental restoration at Mediterranean level.
Date Published:
Oct 02, 2014
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Presentation of ECOPLANTMED at the "Libanoticum Fiesta" 2014
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USJ - LSGC will participate in the event "Libanoticum Fiesta" 2014, 3-5 October, Jdaideh, Lebanon. The project ECOPLANTMED will be presented with a poster and we will be distributing flyers to the public. This event is dedicated to celebrating the Lebanese floral heritage and promoting the native plants. Among the participants in the event are: concerned ministries, universities, banks, related NGOs, reserves, nurseries, agricultural companies and beekeepers.
Date Published:
Oct 01, 2014
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ECOPLANTMED poster at the ‘I Congreso Forestal Valenciano’, 23-24 October 2014, Alcublas, Valencia, Spain
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The Centre for Applied Forest Research (CIEF) of the Region of Valencia will participate in the ‘I CONGRESO FORESTAL VALENCIANO’ in Alcublas, Valencia, Spain, 23-24 October 2014, and Antoni Marzo will present a poster about the ECOPLANTMED project.
Date Published:
Sep 26, 2014
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ECOPLANTMED at the Agricultural August exhibition 2014, 1-10 August, Chania, Greece
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ECOPLANTMED will be presented by CIHEAM - MAICh at the Agricultural August exhibition 2014, 1-10 August, Chania, Crete, Greece. The exhibition is organised every year by the Municipality of Chania. Visitors will learn why it is important to use native plants in ecological habitat restoration and the plant production sector.
Date Published:
Jul 16, 2014
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Poster presentation
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UNICA - CCB will participate in the international meeting "XXIV Jornadas Internacionales de Fitosociologia" on conservation of natural habitats in Europe, that will be held in Gijón (Spain) from 9 to 11 July 2014. The ECOPLANTMED project will be presented with a poster by Dr Gianluigi Bacchetta.
Date Published:
Jun 12, 2014
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ECOPLANTMED 2nd Steering Committee meeting
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The 2nd Steering Committee meeting of the ECOPLANTMED project will be held in Valencia, Spain, from 25 to 27 June 2014 at the CIEF (Centre for Forest Applied Research) of the Regional Ministry of Infrastructures, Territory and Environment.
Date Published:
Jun 12, 2014
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