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Back in late September the extraordinary adventure at night with red deer in the Casentino Forests "Census 2016 to bellow", officially opened the registrations

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Wednesday, 10 August, 2016
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Registration is now officially open for the traditional autumn survey of the red deer (Cervus elaphus) to the bellowing, scheduled this year September 22 to 24 in the Casentino Forests National Park, Mount Falterona and Campigna.

As every year, the students will be hundreds or simple nature enthusiasts from all over Italy and abroad, who will meet in these ancient forests. Volunteers will live a breathtaking experience, in close contact with wildlife. They will be engaged, over the whole weekend evening shifts listening, accompanied by experienced staff at the National Park and the State Forestry. The program will soon be downloaded from the website in detail and from the Park forum, it will be complemented by educational events, cultural and socializing, as well as to constitute an unforgettable opportunity of adventure, knowledge and sharing for all participants. E'un'esperienza only that of the census, for all those who want to experience the thrill of contact with one of the most amazing natural events, the awareness of contributing to the management of this ungulate royal.

About two thousand deer inside the National Park, of which just under 400 men of reproductive age. They will be involved in an ancient ritual of struggle and courtship.

The event is organized in collaboration with the regional offices of the regions Tuscany and Emilia Romagna, the ATC of Arezzo and Forli-Cesena, Unions of the Casentino mountain towns and Valdarno-Valdisieve and the Territorial Coordination for Biodiversity of the State Forestry . And 'it organized by D.R.E.Am. Italy Soc. Coop. and it is part of population management policies provided by local authorities and gathered nell'ACATER Oriental Research.


"This faunal survey model, that has spread, alongside other methods, throughout the distribution area of ​​the population of the red deer, was born in the 80s, in the Casentino Forests. It has taken shape from the research of a group of scholars and enthusiasts who gravitated around the Dream. Even the repopulation that occurred since the first half of the 800 in continuity with the wildlife strategies of the Medici and Lorena, are a time capsule more beautiful Florence, the Renaissance. Today the census falls in the fauna of the park and attracts hundreds of people management programs, even residents to thousands of kilometers. sweet and lovely nights, but also sometimes with rain water, wind, hail and close encounters with the rich fauna of the Park. Who participates in the Census is ready for anything, in a "wild" experience of love for nature. " Luca Santini, president of the National Park.

The web portal from which to register, no later than September 10, is

For more information on the mail address reference is cervo