October 12, 2015

Spice, flavour and colour at Dingli Cliffs: Saffron

The exquisite sweet scent of the Yellow-throated Crocus flower (Crocus longiflorus, Żagħfran Salvaġġ) may be enjoyed during these Autumnal days. In the garrigue area of Dingli […]
October 7, 2015

The edible fruit of the semi-wild Azalore tree

Have you ever heard of the edible Azalore hawthorn fruit? The deciduous Azalore tree or Mediterranean hawthorn (Crataegus azalorus, Għanzalor) is indigenous to the Mediterranean region, […]
October 5, 2015

ITS Students Visit

Five different groups of ITS students enrolled in the Foundation course visited The Cliffs Interpretation Cnetre for a week-long school visit from Monday 5th to Friday […]
August 31, 2015

The spectacular Lobed Argiope

Image caption – The Lobed Argiope at Dingli Cliffs (Source: The Cliffs Interpretation Centre)  The striking Lobed Argiope (Argiope lobata, Brimba kbira tal-widien) is the largest […]
August 27, 2015

The Ancient Carob

The Carob Tree (Siġra tal-Ħarrub, Ceratonia siliqua) is one of the most characteristic species that defines Maltese maquis communities. It is indigenous to the eastern Mediterranean […]
August 7, 2015

The aromatic, herbaceous Fennel

Visit Dingli Cliffs during these hot summer days and count the number of fennel plants! The Fennel (Bużbież, Foeniculum vulgare) is an unmistakeable plant, which is […]
August 4, 2015

Innovative package trial run for The Cliffs Staff and Marsovin

The Cliffs Interpretation Centre organised a trial run of the innovative packages, including an audiovisual, presentation and walk around Dingli Cliffs with highlights on the natural […]
July 14, 2015

Interaction with local entities

The Cliffs Interpretation Centre interacted with numerous MEPA officials and local entities in LIFE Info Day, focusing on Nature and Biodiversity
July 6, 2015

The dying fig and mulberry trees in Malta

Edible figs (Bajtar) were one of the first cultivated trees, while the Black mulberries (Tut) have also been cultivated for a long time. Both trees are […]