01.01.18

Information campaign on alien species

As of January 3, 2018 the Carabinieri Forestry Group of Bergamo, in collaboration with staff of the Plant Protection Service of ERSAF Lombardy, to run an information campaign aimed at passengers in the departures terminal of Milan Bergamo (airside). The goal is to raise awareness to the risks associated with the introduction of invasive alien species and on the local area carried in airline luggage.
The action is part of the LIFE IP Project GESTIRE 2020, which sees the Lombardy Region as the project manager and the collaboration of airport authorities, and is based on the assisted compilation of an anonymous questionnaire on biodiversity knowledge and the risks of introduction of species alien.
The first phase of the information campaign was scheduled from 9 am to 12 noon on Wednesday 3 January 2018.