Foundation Territori i Paisatge promotes projects for the recovery of native breeds, highlighting Park Ganadero his farm in Mountain Alinyà
Foundation Territori i Landscape of the Caixa Catalunya Obra Social work for the conservation of natural heritage, landscape and cultural environment that surrounds us. In this context, one of his main priorities is the recovery and conservation of indigenous domestic breeds.
Park Mountain Livestock Alinyà, a reserve of breeds
The Foundation Territori i Paisatge in this regard lies in the management of the Park Livestock, a project to conserve indigenous breeds in the mountains. It is located on the farm property of the Social Landscape Foundation Territori i Caixa Catalunya Mountain Alinyà (Alt Urgell), managed by the Foundation. Already, several copies are Aranese sheep, goats Rasquera, Celtiberian white Pyrenees, Pyrenean Mountain Dog, dog breed mastiff-Leon, horses and donkeys Asturcon Catalans. Other
driven projects for the conservation of native breeds
Foundation Territori i Paisatge Caixa Catalunya, in addition, through its aid, drives from creation projects aimed at enhancing the conservation of landraces and livestock paths. This is the case Transhumance Project, an initiative of the Association Transhumance and Nature, which is supported by the Foundation since 2003. Twice a year, thousands of sheep are moved from pasture to ports Leonese Extremadura, on a journey of hundreds of miles, old roads crossing the state, demanding the conservation of cattle. The project aims to preserve and recover transhumance as a practice essential to the conservation of key ecosystems Iberian avenues of farmers, indigenous breeds of livestock and their cultural values and social partners.
Other examples of the involvement of the Foundation Territori i Paisatge of Caixa Catalunya in this regard are the projects' Conservation of native breeds', conducted by the Association of poultry farmers' El Francolí ', a research project breeds of birds in Catalonia and the Balearic Islands, and conservation and genetic improvement of scattered populations, supporting the Sports Association Center Alpine Valley Segadell in Pardines the recovery of old livestock trails, the County Council of the High Ribagorça Cabañeros the inventory of this region or the Federation of Associations for Defense and Forest Penedès Garraf the Ranger project, a traditional system of fire prevention with utización of livestock to clear the forests, among others.