Projeto Ecológico de Longa Duração

Sítio Parque Nacional do Catimbau

An arboretum of the noble flora of Caatingas de Areia and Matas Secas is being planted inside the National Park of Catimbau. The arboretum aims to enrich the flora of the park with noble and rare species of sandy caatingas and dry forests, as well as mesophilic species...

To celebrate the World Environment Day, Nivea Dias (Cryptogama Laboratory, Botany department / ICBS / UFRRJ) received the PELD researcher Catimbau and prof. from UFPE (University Federal of Pernambuco) Felipe Melo in her program "Pinheiro Nativo", transmitted through h...

On May 22nd, International Biodiversity Day, CNPq launches a series of videos with outstanding research on Brazilian biomes that promotes knowledge, conservation and management of our ecosystems. From the sea to the top of the mountains, from north to south and from ea...

In order to investigate the dynamics in the nutrient stock after the practice of slash and burn agriculture in the Caatinga and its subsequent regeneration, new plots were installed in the National Park of Catimbau. There are a total of 6 permanent plots of 50 x 20 m i...

23 Mar 2019

A new structure was recently installed in the Catimbau National Park to carry out ecological restoration and multifunctionality experiments on the Caatinga ecosystem. The experiment is divided into two areas, one focused on the restoration of woody species and the othe...

16 May 2018

During the XI Caatinga Conservation Field course, some pilot activities were carried out in order to test ideas for the development of restoration projects in the Caatinga dry forest, particularly in the Catimbau National Park. The project, which is a partnership betwe...