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Cicadas singing in our organic olive groves

Cicadas singing in our organic olive groves

Cicadas are singing in good numbers in our organic olive groves. A land management that is sympathetic to wildlife delivers tangible results. 

Italian green toads in flooded olive grove

Italian green toads in flooded olive grove

Yesterday and today we had some heavy showers. Green toads (Pseudopidalea viridis), after almost two years of scarce rainfalls, are making the most of a flooded olive grove.

Limestone pavement micro biotope at Selvanuova

Limestone pavement micro biotope at Selvanuova

Small-scale habitat features play a key role in supporting biodiversity and ecosystem services. At Selvanuova we preserve and increase these important natural elements.

Almond trees in bloom

Almond trees in bloom

These old and almost unproductive almond trees are a key feature of our wildlife-rich olive groves, rewarding us with a marvelous bloom, announcing the end of Winter and the beginning of Spring.