Field trip, 28.09.2018

Here's a tentative info for the field trips

Asinara national park (Friday 28 September) This trip is now fully booked!

The Asinara National Park, at approx. 50 km from Alghero, includes the island of Asinara and its coastal waters. The island’s coast is made of schist cliffs to the west, and wide bays and small beaches, typical of rias granite landforms, to the east. Its plant life includes 678 species, 29 of which are endemic of the Sardinian-Corsican region.
Further information: Dr. Massimo D'Angelo (

Info on Sardinia and Nuragic period.

Photo of Asinara national park
Claudio Negri (Uva51), Fotolia



departure from Alghero

9.00 arrival in Stintino and departure by boat for the Island Asinara

arrival at Fornelli (Asinara) and presentation on the national park Asinara


departure by bus-car along the internal road

11.00 second stop with coffee presentation on non-wood forest products and the Farm Asinara
11.30 walk to the panoramic point, discussion on wildlife and cattle management
12.15 walk back
13.00 light lunch

presentations on forest fires and native vegetation


travel back to the embarking point in Fornelli and stop in the pine forest (presentation on coastal reforestation)

16.00 embarking for Stintino
18.00 arrive to Alghero with stop at Fertilia airport at 17:30


You will also have possibility to attend a post Conference tour

Montes forest (Friday-Saturday 28-29 September)

The Golfo di Orosei and Gennargentu National Park (35000 ha), at approx. 140 km from Alghero, includes the old-growth forest of the Supramonte, whose environment is characterized by carbonatic highlands and dolines, and examples of juniper, yew and holm oak, survivors of the uncontrolled cutting down by coalmen in the 19th century. The tour will end in Olbia at the International Airport of Olbia-Costa Smeralda.
Further information: Prof. Roberto Scotti (
Max. 25 participants

Tentative schedule: departure from Alghero after the field trip at 6pm of Sept 28, arrival at Montes at 8.30 pm (dinner & lodging); morning of Sept 29 departure to old growth forest with 4WD pick ups; return to Olbia airport at 7 pm, or in Alghero at 9 pm