Regione Lazio

The Regional Direction "Natural Capital, Parks and Protected Areas" provides for activities of planning, control, evaluation, protection and valorization of natural, environmental and forest resources, in order to protect the environment, the biodiversity and the geodiversity, according to principles based on sustainable development and environmental health.

In particular, regarding the issues involved in Life PonDerat:

  • provides for all the obligations of regional competence relating to the directive 92/43 / CEE relative to the conservation of the natural and semi-natural habitats and of the wild flora and fauna and to the directive 2009/147 / CE of 30 November 2009 concerning the conservation of wild birds
  • provides for regional actions related to the National Biodiversity Strategy, also with reference to the Regional Biodiversity Observatory and the definition and implementation of the regional ecological network
  • provides for the coordination of the activities of the regional system of protected natural areas
  • takes care of regional compliance in the management of invasive or problematic species, also in collaboration with the Regional Direction for Agriculture and Rural Development, Hunting and Fishing
  • provides technical, administrative and legal assistance for the management of protected natural areas
  • provides for the implementation of community, national and regional legislation concerning plans, programs, monitoring and control networks on environmental quality and protection of sites and ecosystems from pollution
  • handles relations with the ministries responsible for forestry and environmental matters, with the Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), with the Lazio Regional Environmental Protection Agency (ARPA Lazio) and with the State Forestry Corps
Animal species

Animal species

Eradication of invasive alien animals (like rats and goats).

Palmarola, Ventotene
Biosecurity

Biosecurity

Implementing a strong biosecurity effort to prevent rat reinvasion.

Ponza, Palmarola, S. Stefano, Ventotene, Zannone
Plant species

Plant species

Eradication of invasive alien plants (Carpobrotus sp.pl.).

Palmarola, Santo Stefano, Ventotene
Habitats

Habitats

Fencing of key land plot on Zannone to exclude wild alien ungulates (mouflons) to restore native habitats (holm oak forest). 

Zannone