MIRCO Lupo Life Project: the Park involves the territory in the preliminary actions
A new Life project will keep the Gran Sasso and Laga Mountains National Park busy for the next five years: the project is called M.I.R.C.O. Lupo - "Strategie per minimizzare l'impatto del randagismo canino sulla conservazione del lupo in Italia" (Strategies for minimizing the impacts of stray dogs on the actions to safeguard wolves in Italy). The aim of the project is to tackle with the stray dogs phenomenon and its implications on the wolf safeguard.
Among the actions to launch the project there is the realization of a quality survey to understand the perspective of those who live the stray dogs phenomenon in the protected area: mayors, veterinarians of the Local Health Units, State Forestry Corps, breeders and farmers, agricultural-zootechnical, hunting, animal-rights and environmental associations.
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