The National Park

Fabrizio Fonnesu   Fabrizio Fonnesu is the President of Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena. He is 42 years old and has a graduate degree in engineering for the environment and the territory, specializing in the construction of thermoelectric power plants around the world, he works at the Italian company Ansaldo Energia. His skills include assistance in civil construction, buildings, water purification and neutralization plants. In the last few years, again for Ansaldo, he has handled more managerial aspects, construction budget, business management.

Fabrizio Fonnesu

Fabrizio Fonnesu is the President of Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena. He is 42 years old and has a graduate degree in engineering for the environment and the territory, specializing in the construction of thermoelectric power plants around the world, he works at the Italian company Ansaldo Energia. His skills include assistance in civil construction, buildings, water purification and neutralization plants. In the last few years, again for Ansaldo, he has handled more managerial aspects, construction budget, business management.

Sara Masia   Sara Masia was born in 1981 in Sassari and in the winter months she lived in a small town in the Mejlogu, in the valley of the volcanoes. After attending the Faculty of Political Science in Sassari, she decided to change course in her life. She has always cultivated a passion for nature and hiking, so in 2009 she started a 1st level caving course and immediately after that her passion for trekking and canyoning began. In collaboration with the speleological association, cultural associations and municipalities of the Mejlogu she brought forward initiatives in schools and summer camps to discover the resources of the territory, promote activities in the open air and thus being able to inform and raise awareness of the problems of nature and the environment. In 2011, there was a possibility of turning her passion into a job by taking part in a course regional to become an Environmental Hiking Guide. In 2013, she passed the Regional competition got the license for this profession. Since 2013 she has been working as an Environmental Hiking Guide for the La Maddalena Archipelago National Park with the aim of making nature known, interpreting it and to make people understand the importance of keeping it intact and respecting it. The Archipelago of La Maddalena is among her most beautiful experiences. It is a very important cultural and environmental heritage, from a historical point of view social and for the biodiversity of natural environments.

Sara Masia

Sara Masia was born in 1981 in Sassari and in the winter months she lived in a small town in the Mejlogu, in the valley of the volcanoes. After attending the Faculty of Political Science in Sassari, she decided to change course in her life. She has always cultivated a passion for nature and hiking, so in 2009 she started a 1st level caving course and immediately after that her passion for trekking and canyoning began. In collaboration with the speleological association, cultural associations and municipalities of the Mejlogu she brought forward initiatives in schools and summer camps to discover the resources of the territory, promote activities in the open air and thus being able to inform and raise awareness of the problems of nature and the environment. In 2011, there was a possibility of turning her passion into a job by taking part in a course regional to become an Environmental Hiking Guide. In 2013, she passed the Regional competition got the license for this profession. Since 2013 she has been working as an Environmental Hiking Guide for the La Maddalena Archipelago National Park with the aim of making nature known, interpreting it and to make people understand the importance of keeping it intact and respecting it. The Archipelago of La Maddalena is among her most beautiful experiences. It is a very important cultural and environmental heritage, from a historical point of view social and for the biodiversity of natural environments.

Vera Pittalis   After years of leadership in Retailing and Human Resources, Vera Pittalis returned to Sardinia. Since 2013, she has worked as an Environmental Guide to Hiking in the National Parks of La Maddalena and Asinara. Lover of nature and history, she has managed to transform her passion into work.

Vera Pittalis

After years of leadership in Retailing and Human Resources, Vera Pittalis returned to Sardinia. Since 2013, she has worked as an Environmental Guide to Hiking in the National Parks of La Maddalena and Asinara. Lover of nature and history, she has managed to transform her passion into work.

Emanuela Ester Zedda   Emanuela Ester Zedda, is an environmental hiking guide of the National Park of the Archipelago of La Maddalena. She was born and raised in Oristano, after a scientific maturity she followed a path of humanistic studies, but she has always pursued parallel training in the environmental field first as a zoophilic guard ASL and subsequently as Coadjutor in the control of wildlife in her province of residence. She studied Political Science at the University of Cagliari. In 2000 and 2001 she participated as a teacher in a pilot project for computer literacy promoted by the Sardinia Region, and in 2006 she graduated in Florence in Multimedia Education, with a thesis entitled “Garibaldi e Caprera- Un Uomo e un’Isola”, with which in 2007 she also won the second prize at the national poetry competition and narrative "Giuseppe Garibaldi". Since then her life has never been detached from that magical place that is Caprera.  Between 2000 and 2012 she had numerous professional experiences as a computer science teacher, including the most significant and decisive were those with minors subjected to judicial measures.  She has been dealing with environmental sustainability and human relations for years. In 2011, she embraced a born project from the idea of a boy from the Canton Ticino: together with another handful of people they have created one a real community on Facebook aimed at giving new life to old objects, encouraging their reuse through the practice of giving. Under the motto: & quot; Evolving means using resources at best ”was born & quot; You gift if you come to get it & quot ;, a community that today counts more than 400 thousand users, aimed at a management intelligent resources, respect for the planet and the rediscovery of social ties.  Meanwhile, the La Maddalena archipelago has gradually taken on an increasingly important role in her life, to which she gave a definitive turn in 2012, when after a course of two years she took enabling as an Environmental Hiking Guide, the case meant that my first assignment was right in the National Park of the Archipelago of La Maddalena, to which she is now deeply connected. She has been working here since 2013 and in this profession she has succeeded in reconciling her love for the environment with the desire to transmit and communicate positive values in a constant interaction with people, with the sea, with the islands and with the granite of these magical places made of wind and talking rocks!  She loves her job so much, and dreamed of this job growing up. Can we hope for better in life ?! She also worked as an environmental educator for Marevivo of the project "I Delfini Guardiani dell'Isola" for environmental sustainability, the rational use of resources and the dissemination of knowledge of the "limits" of human actions.  She is an arachnophile and passionate about entomology. She loves all animals and she is part of an association for the spread of equestrian culture.

Emanuela Ester Zedda

Emanuela Ester Zedda, is an environmental hiking guide of the National Park of the Archipelago of La Maddalena. She was born and raised in Oristano, after a scientific maturity she followed a path of humanistic studies, but she has always pursued parallel training in the environmental field first as a zoophilic guard ASL and subsequently as Coadjutor in the control of wildlife in her province of residence. She studied Political Science at the University of Cagliari. In 2000 and 2001 she participated as a teacher in a pilot project for computer literacy promoted by the Sardinia Region, and in 2006 she graduated in Florence in Multimedia Education, with a thesis entitled “Garibaldi e Caprera- Un Uomo e un’Isola”, with which in 2007 she also won the second prize at the national poetry competition and narrative "Giuseppe Garibaldi". Since then her life has never been detached from that magical place that is Caprera.

Between 2000 and 2012 she had numerous professional experiences as a computer science teacher, including the most significant and decisive were those with minors subjected to judicial measures.

She has been dealing with environmental sustainability and human relations for years. In 2011, she embraced a born project from the idea of a boy from the Canton Ticino: together with another handful of people they have created one a real community on Facebook aimed at giving new life to old objects, encouraging their reuse through the practice of giving. Under the motto: & quot; Evolving means using resources at best ”was born & quot; You gift if you come to get it & quot ;, a community that today counts more than 400 thousand users, aimed at a management intelligent resources, respect for the planet and the rediscovery of social ties.

Meanwhile, the La Maddalena archipelago has gradually taken on an increasingly important role in her life, to which she gave a definitive turn in 2012, when after a course of two years she took enabling as an Environmental Hiking Guide, the case meant that my first assignment was right in the National Park of the Archipelago of La Maddalena, to which she is now deeply connected. She has been working here since 2013 and in this profession she has succeeded in reconciling her love for the environment with the desire to transmit and communicate positive values in a constant interaction with people, with the sea, with the islands and with the granite of these magical places made of wind and talking rocks!

She loves her job so much, and dreamed of this job growing up. Can we hope for better in life ?! She also worked as an environmental educator for Marevivo of the project "I Delfini Guardiani dell'Isola" for environmental sustainability, the rational use of resources and the dissemination of knowledge of the "limits" of human actions.

She is an arachnophile and passionate about entomology. She loves all animals and she is part of an association for the spread of equestrian culture.

Augusto Giuseppe Navone   Augusto was born in Genoa in 1956. He graduated in Biological Sciences in 1982. He carries out professional activity in the environmental sector, with his own professional studio, and in the field of microbiological analysis and sanitary systems, since 1993 the role of Health Director in the laboratories of numerous companies operating in the mussel sector of Olbia, until 2002 . It also carries out scientific research on coastal marine systems, especially on aspects related to the construction of bionomic thematic maps of the Mediterranean seabed. Navone also participates in numerous oceanographic cruises on the ship Minerva and Bannok for the definition of the preparatory studies for the establishment of the Protected Marine Areas of Sardinia. Since 2004, he has been the General Manager of the Management Association of the Tavolara Punta Coda Cavallo Marine Protected Area. From December 2018 he was the Director of the La Maddalena Archipelago National Park. He has created about 200 scientific publications and is a Technical Underwater Operator, Environmental Acoustics Technician, registered with the Regional Register of the Sardinia region and authorized to work as a company RSPP with a boat license. He is also the coordinator of multiple European projects on the programs: PON, POR FESR, LIFE, INTERREGG Italy France, INTERREGG MED.

Augusto Giuseppe Navone

Augusto was born in Genoa in 1956. He graduated in Biological Sciences in 1982. He carries out professional activity in the environmental sector, with his own professional studio, and in the field of microbiological analysis and sanitary systems, since 1993 the role of Health Director in the laboratories of numerous companies operating in the mussel sector of Olbia, until 2002 . It also carries out scientific research on coastal marine systems, especially on aspects related to the construction of bionomic thematic maps of the Mediterranean seabed. Navone also participates in numerous oceanographic cruises on the ship Minerva and Bannok for the definition of the preparatory studies for the establishment of the Protected Marine Areas of Sardinia. Since 2004, he has been the General Manager of the Management Association of the Tavolara Punta Coda Cavallo Marine Protected Area. From December 2018 he was the Director of the La Maddalena Archipelago National Park. He has created about 200 scientific publications and is a Technical Underwater Operator, Environmental Acoustics Technician, registered with the Regional Register of the Sardinia region and authorized to work as a company RSPP with a boat license. He is also the coordinator of multiple European projects on the programs: PON, POR FESR, LIFE, INTERREGG Italy France, INTERREGG MED.

Viviana Garau   Viviana Garau is an Environmental Hiking Guide, she likes to walk with people and share the beauty of the landscape with them, accompany them through an emotional and cultural experience and analyze together the right approach to nature and the territory. She chose this profession driven by a passion unstoppable for all the activities that can be carried out in the open air, with the desire to transmit her dedication and curiosity to anyone who wants to follow her.  For about 3 years she has been working as a guide to the La Maddalena National Park where she carries out environmental education, hospitality and land monitoring activities.

Viviana Garau

Viviana Garau is an Environmental Hiking Guide, she likes to walk with people and share the beauty of the landscape with them, accompany them through an emotional and cultural experience and analyze together the right approach to nature and the territory. She chose this profession driven by a passion unstoppable for all the activities that can be carried out in the open air, with the desire to transmit her dedication and curiosity to anyone who wants to follow her.

For about 3 years she has been working as a guide to the La Maddalena National Park where she carries out environmental education, hospitality and land monitoring activities.

Elena Napolitano   Elena Napolitano is a graduate in biology, hiking guide and environmental educator of the Region Sardinia. She started her career as an environmental educator at 19 in the CT in adventure camps sponsored by WWF Italia. She has been working for the La Maddalena Archipelago National Park since 2010, covering various figures: expert in wildlife, hiking guide and educator. In every professional field, the priority objective was and is to raise awareness among the local community and tourists sustainable and responsible territorial use. For two years she has been working at the Museum of the Sea and Traditions marinaresche in the Cea di Stagnali telling the story of the community with the aim of making others known facet of this wonderful Archipelago, which offers not only nature, landscape and sea, but also the characteristics of a complex and mixed history. Rediscovering the roots of a territory, I think we can find the right strategies for its protection.

Elena Napolitano

Elena Napolitano is a graduate in biology, hiking guide and environmental educator of the Region Sardinia. She started her career as an environmental educator at 19 in the CT in adventure camps sponsored by WWF Italia. She has been working for the La Maddalena Archipelago National Park since 2010, covering various figures: expert in wildlife, hiking guide and educator. In every professional field, the priority objective was and is to raise awareness among the local community and tourists sustainable and responsible territorial use. For two years she has been working at the Museum of the Sea and Traditions marinaresche in the Cea di Stagnali telling the story of the community with the aim of making others known facet of this wonderful Archipelago, which offers not only nature, landscape and sea, but also the characteristics of a complex and mixed history. Rediscovering the roots of a territory, I think we can find the right strategies for its protection.

Renzo Nonne   Renzo Nonne was born in Nuoro in 1976. He has a scientific maturity and graduated in anthropology following the course of Faculty of Natural Sciences.  He worked as an environmental educator and collaborated in the waste management and recycling in schools.  He has been working as an environmental guide since 2011, and for several years also as an environmental guide for the Park of La Maddalena.

Renzo Nonne

Renzo Nonne was born in Nuoro in 1976. He has a scientific maturity and graduated in anthropology following the course of Faculty of Natural Sciences.

He worked as an environmental educator and collaborated in the waste management and recycling in schools.

He has been working as an environmental guide since 2011, and for several years also as an environmental guide for the Park of La Maddalena.

Massimo Scanu   Massimo Scanu graduated in Georisorse Environmental Engineering and has been managing the  minieredisardegna.it  website since 2006  He is dedicated to the rediscovery and safeguard of all the mining sites of Sardinia and their history.  Enrolled in the list of Environmental Excursion Guides of the Sardinia Region and AIGAE and planned and realized excursions, courses and maps with a geological-mining-naturalistic theme.  He has been working as a guide of the La Maddalena Park since 2013 and as a museum guide for the Stagnali museums (Caprera) and Aquilegia (Masullas).

Massimo Scanu

Massimo Scanu graduated in Georisorse Environmental Engineering and has been managing the minieredisardegna.it website since 2006

He is dedicated to the rediscovery and safeguard of all the mining sites of Sardinia and their history.

Enrolled in the list of Environmental Excursion Guides of the Sardinia Region and AIGAE and planned and realized excursions, courses and maps with a geological-mining-naturalistic theme.

He has been working as a guide of the La Maddalena Park since 2013 and as a museum guide for the Stagnali museums (Caprera) and Aquilegia (Masullas).