Exchange experiences with other LIFEs in the meeting in the European meeting on restoration of dune habitats, in Zandvoort (Holland)

Encuentro LIFE en Zandvoort (Holanda)

The Life Conhabit Andalusia project on “Conservation and improvement of priority habitats on the Andalusian coast” (LIFE13 NAT/ES/000586) participated in the Life platform meeting on the restoration of sand dune habitats held in the Dutch city of Zandvoort, on 15 and 17 June 2016. In this meeting, results from 15 European LIFE projects were presented that included actions related to the restoration of coastal and in-land dune habitats that are part of the Natura 2000 Network. The meeting served as an exchange of experiences between technical experts and managers from 13 European countries.

The Life Conhabit Andalusia project participated actively with the presentation of four specific panels which presented the preliminary results of the Life Conhabit project in dune habitats in the province of Huelva. They also participated in a specific workshop related to the management of invasive species that affect coastal and in-land dune systems. During the event, the opportunity was given to see restoration projects on coastal dunes first hand with guided excursions.

 

 

 

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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