Living through the storm: a personal account

Living through the storm: a personal account

“I could hear the noise of logs breaking, of trees falling around me. It sounded like the mountain was about to collapse.” The VAIA storm continues to accompany us through the marks left on the Alpine arc. Those days at the end of October 2018 remain...
Forestry Corps and ASUCs, together for the common good

Forestry Corps and ASUCs, together for the common good

In the last article, we stopped at the gradual abandonment of the Charters as a means of safeguarding the woodland commons in the Trentino Alps. As evidence of the void left by those ancient institutions, the periods following their abolition saw an unprecedented...
One year after storm VAIA

One year after storm VAIA

During the night of 28 October 2018, winds from the Atlantic Ocean clash with sirocco, giving rise to a rare low pressure area. The storm named “Vaia” hits Northern Italy, raging in the Alps of Trentino and Triveneto, in the Prealps, and to a lower extent in Eastern...