Finally, the wrap-up video of our FTI Cocoon project was ready. It includes an overview of the technological improvements, the different trial plantings in Spain, as well as interviews with the representatives of each partner. For more information on this project, please contact us.
Harrie Lövenstein, technical evaluator of Landlifecompany, has visited together with Egbert Sonneveld from Volterra a plantation of oak trees inoculated with ecto mycorrhizae in Baltanas near Palencia. The place is called ‘El Cercado’ and is owned by Cristina Brunet. They were received by Alejandro who is responsible for the maintenance of this beautiful property of[…]
Last week, Volterra’s partner IRIS uav services made a video summarising and giving a good impression of the visit and planting with Cocoons in Alcover during our recent promotion tour.
On the 15th and 16th of March 2018, a promo tour was organized by Volterra, Landlife and FGW in order to disseminate the great results obtained in the FTI Cocoon project within the H2020 programme. The tour counted with the presence of representatives of companies and NGOs from all over the world (Netherlands, Spain, Chile,[…]
Very instructive day, technology is helping to take ecosystem restoration to the next level! #H2020 FTI Cocoon pic.twitter.com/KNhnI8G9gs — Volterra Ecosystems (@Volterra_ecosys) March 16, 2018
Great day in Alcover checking mine restoration and reforestation projects, masterclass tree planting included! #H2020 FTI Cocoon pic.twitter.com/AEUH7Usi37 — Volterra Ecosystems (@Volterra_ecosys) March 16, 2018
Today, the teams of Landlife Company, Volterra and FGW have met in Barcelona to discuss the final steps of the FTI Cocoon project in their 6th and final SCM. The status of the production process and monitoring of the plantations were explained by the respective partners. Also, an administrative update and planning for the Final[…]
As part of FTI Cocoon project objectives to interest multiple stakeholders for the Cocoon, LandLife Company took part in an international course on restoration of degraded drylands and monitoring of desertification processes in Zaragoza (February 5-12, 2018). On this occasion, a poster presentation was given on the Cocoon-technology to land restoration experts originating from Northern[…]
Today, the Volterra team did another round of monitoring visits in Alcover (Tarragona area). We also checked the mine restoration project. Mines are very challenging to restore as there is almost no top soil and just rocks and stones. In this FTI trial with the new Cocoons we managed approx. 85% survival rate and this[…]
On November 22th, Volterra’s teams visited Baltanás (Palencia, Spain) where a plantation of holm oak mycorrhized with black truffle has been carried out with the help of Cocoon. Together with the property manager they evaluated the survival rate of the trees and they compared it with the survival rate of those planted without Cocoon (control[…]