In this month of August of 2017, a year ago the Mosaic project began to develop. In this report we review the work done and draw some reflections for the following year.
So that the towns are defended of possible fires, the peri-urban plans have been elaborated, around 400 m. of the urban helmet. We visited the works that have been carried out in Descargamaria and the area of Casares de Hurdes.
El Becerril, is a pioneer farm in Extremadura in agroecology. Carlos Donoso, shows us in two videos in a row, fruit alternatives for the Sierra de Gata: hazelnuts, kiwis, almonds, walnuts. In a second video we will see their chestnut plantations with fruit. The didactic value of this visit, is that we go from the..
In this video we have visited three different ways of carrying a herd of goats: one in pure extensive without food reinforcement and therefore with very little maintenance cost, another semi-extensive associated with a cheese factory and finally an intensive one, where its owner account why you want to move to a more extensive model.
The Baldios de Villamiel Society contacted the Mosaic to see what they could do on 50 hectares of their land, in order to prevent fires and improve their forests. In this video we show the project that has been proposed.
Before the mountains and the fields were clean, because they were the appetite of all kinds of livestock. The large fires are also the result of the gradual disappearance of this important partner of the economy and rural culture. To effectively protect ourselves from fires, we must give cattle the rank of firefighters.