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C29 Serra de Llaberia



A case of local applied management of fire-prone ecosystems from northeastern Spain


General information on forests of Serra de Llaberia.

Forest communityPinus halepensis forests (4731 ha), Quercus ilex forests (772 ha), Pinus nigra forests (173 ha), Quercus faginea forests (120 ha), Pinus pinea forests (18 ha), broadleaved species forests (19 ha), shrublands (2548 ha), grasslands (213 ha), abandoned crops (122 ha)
Total forest area9451.63 ha
Main Management typesThinning, prescribed burns, and grazing
UseForest and shrublands (9173 ha), agriculture land (846 ha), infrastructure (53 ha), and bare rock (279 ha)
Deadwood (standing and lying)Between 5–10 % is left after silvicultural treatments
AltitudeFrom 181 m to 915 m, average 400–480 m
OwnershipPublic (1108 ha, 11 %)
Private (7674 ha, 74 %)
Private with custody agreements (1567 ha, 15 %)
Altitude600–1500 m
GeologyLimestones and clays of Jurassic and Triassic rocks, with poorly developed soils
Protected area (total)10 350 ha
Nature protection area (Natura 2000)10 350 ha