The weekend of 3 and 4 June 2017 was successfully implemented, by the Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems, the 4rth seminar entitled "Actions to improve Oiti mountain pastures and rationalize management". The seminar was addressed to farmers-breeders and it was held at the Office of the Local Community of Neochori, Municipality of Lamia. In particular, the subject of the seminar concerned: (a) the LIFE - ForOpenForests project and its actions for the improvement of Oiti Mountain pastures, for the purpose of grazing livestock, and (b) the results of the actions for grazing the mountain pastures of Oiti and Proposals for their rational management. In conclusion, the speakers underlined that livestock farming of Oiti is important for maintaining forest grazing and biodiversity in grassland habitats but it must be organized on a rational basis in order not to harm the forest.
Conservation of priority forests and forest openings in "Ethnikos Drymos Oitis" and "Oros Kallidromo" of Sterea Ellada, LIFE11 NAT/GR/1014