First REPS forum to be held in Scotland on 19th and 20th September

REPS partners and members of the scientific committee will gather in Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland on 19th and 20th September where they will hold their first REPS public forum.  The theme of the forum, which will be held on the 19th will be Strategies for Sustainable Tourism and Rural Development. On the 20th there will be a field trip to see examples of dry stone heritage and other features on the proposed local heritage route.

Dry stone wall Week in Protected Forest Marjan

On the occasion of Earth Day and The European Year of Skills as well as the celebration of the European Drywall Week organized by REPS, on the territory of Marjan Forest Park in the town of Split/Croatia, around 40 students participated in dry stone wall workshop.

Croatian dry stone wall database

NGO 4Grada-Dragodid is proud to present the database of Croatian dry stone wall heritage, geoportal in its new skin. From now on, it's on the Arches interface, specialized in cultural heritage mapping.Our inventarization database contains over 3,300 entries of drywall objects, people, communities and activities. The number and quality of entries will grow with help of scientist, dry stone professionals by sending and entering information about drywall and/or their builders, keeping this database alive and disseminating valuable information to all interested in dry stone cultural heritage. 

Operation Dry Stone

As part of the implementation of its management plan, the Syndicat Mixte (Joint Association) of the Grand Site de France(Big French Site): Conca d'Oru, Vignoble de Patrimonio (heritage vineyard) - Golfe de Saint-Florent developed a built agricultural heritage project called "Operation Dry Stone". 

Plans to enlarge Mallorca’s Dry Stone Route

The Council of Mallorca parliament has approved a modification of the Ruta de Pedra en Sec project, in the backbone of the Serra de Tramuntana.

The objective is to make this mountain area more accessible to the public, in addition to responding to the requests of several town villages to connect them with the Dry Stone Route, and to improve the quality of the route to increase hiker’s safety and its landscape and heritage interest.