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Press release Department for the environment and sustainability, Generalitat de Catalunya, in conjunction with PirosLife and Pirenaiva Life program, 31 Octoberwith additions based on interviews with one of the shepherds involved.
After five months in the high pastures the 36 sheep farms working with the PirosLife project have brought their sheep and goats back from the mountains. While in the mountains the animals were grouped into six flocks and various measures taken to protect them from bear attacks. The cost is borne by the PirosLife project. Continue reading Rewilding in Catalonia: The French government has recently promised to reinforce of the brown bear population in the western Pyrenees.
Predictably this has stirred up French shepherds following an increase in attacks last year.
Map of the Senda Pirenaica, Spanish GR11
Demonstrations are being planned. But on the other side of the border, in Catalonia, things are much quieter. Shepherds seem to be more willing to accept the new constraints.
It includes all route changes and changes in facilities up to September If you want to avoid carrying your crampons and ice-axe in pirenajca rucksack see my page on the trekking season in the Pyrenees.
According to the authorities, the measures taken to protect livestockprincipally sheep, from wild animals can be seen to work in Catalonia. The government gives compensation to farmers when their herds are attacked by protected animals bears, wolves, etc. If there is nothing hidden benind these figures it is a remarkable achievement.
Continue reading Are Catalans better than French in dealing with bears? My first is in walking, but under the sea. My second is saintly, but not on the Way.
My third is edible, much prized and much prised open. My whole is a riddle, the search for meaning. How did scallops become associated with the Way of St James pilgrimage, to the extent of becoming a ubiquitous way mark? Richard Bartz, Munich aka Makro Freak.
The debate on the reintroduction of carnivores think wolves and omnivores bears usually focusses on the polarised views of livestock breeders on the one hand and conservationists on the other. But what about hunters?
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In the US, receipts from gf hunting permits are used to finance more sheep reintroductions. Could this idea be applied to the Pyrenees? Aneto, at m may well be the highest point in the Pyrenees but it is not the highest point on the Spanish peninsula. It is said to be the last pirenaicq place of the penultimate Moorish king of Spain, Mulay Hasan. From the Alpujarras, to the piernaica it looks like a big potato: In summer they can be seen on the GR11 near the pass between these two villages.
Bear cubs photographed on an automatic camera near the Port de Tavascan, July The French government has recently promised to reinforce of the brown bear population in the western Pyrenees. New Mexico Bighorn Sheep. Photo by Jwanamaker https: Google Earth flyover of route Aneto, at m may well be the highest point in the Pyrenees but it is not the highest point on the Spanish peninsula.