Professor Marco A. Bologna (MIPP Staff) will perform two seminars, named “Fiuto per la biodiversità: il cane Teseo, la scienza dei cittadini e altri nuovi metodi per monitorare gli insetti rari e protetti”, on the 21th of April. The first one, from 11 to 12:30 in the meeting room of the Gargano National Park (Monte Sant’Angelo, Via San'Antonio Abate 121) and the second one, from 15:30 to 17:30 in the meeting room of the Alta Murgia National Park (Gravina in Puglia, Via Firenze 10). All welcome!
On Thursday 11th April Gloria Antonini (MIPP staff) will talk about the project in collaboration withUfficio Territoriale Carabinieri per la Biodiversità Forestale di Potenza e Università degli Studi della Basilicata. “MIPP” participation is part of a single day workshop on insect ecology and conservation. The workshop, open to the public, will start at 9 a.m. in Castello Lagopesole, Avigliano (Potenza).
The prestigious journal "Journal of Insect Conservation" has recently published an article on the monitoring of Morimus asper/funereus. The publication, written by staff of the project MIPP, reported that the season as well as time of the day are important for the results of the monitoring of this large beetle. The time of day that allows to observe the highest number of individuals of Morimus is between 20:00 and 24:00. If you are interested in reading the complete article, you can access it through this link: http://rdcu.be/qrYB.