The project executes actions to control invasive prickly pears ('Opuntia dillenii') on the coast of Huelva, in El Portil

Control de chumberas en el LIC Laguna del Portil (Huelva)

The project has eliminated 2.300 m3 of prickly pears (Opuntia dillenii) at SCI Laguna del Portil, on the coast of Huelva. This space contains, in addition to wetlands, an important area of coastal dunes populated by savin plants that form a priority habitat of European community importance, according to the Habitats Directive.



Project Life Conhabit Andalusia

Conhabit Initiative
The Project LIFE CONHABIT ANDALUSIA "Preservation and improvement in priority habitats on the Andalusian coast" (LIFE+13/ES/000586) begun on the 1st of June of 2014, after being approved by the European Commission. With a duration of five years and a budget totalling 2,654,269 euro, it is a LIFE-NATURE project whose main objective is advancing the improvement and preservation of priority habitats found in 15 areas of the Natura 2000 Network on the Andalusian coast, and promoting social awareness of the need to protect these spaces, habitats, and species, some of which are under threat. Read more

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