LIFE CONHABIT ANDALUSIA: The pine forest clearing next to the path of Ribetehilos in Doñana Natural Park (Huelva) is ending

Erica ciliaris en LIC Doñana Norte y Oeste

The project has completed the clearing of the pine forest adjacent to the path of Ribetehilos in Doñana Natural Park (Almonte, Huelva) with the objective of conserving habitats of community interest, such as the Atlantic heathland of Erica ciliaris and the seasonal Mediterranean lagoons. The felling and deforestation work was carried out between December 2015 and February 2016 to minimise the effects on wild fauna and flora. The action was restricted to the closest strip to the heathland (40 metres) and covered 32.35 hectares that, likewise, involved the removal of 112.787 million cubic metres, which will be allocated to the use of biomass.

 

 

 

 

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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