Life Conhabit conveys to councils of Almeria the potentialities of the Natura 2000 Network spaces in the province

Life Conhabit Andalusia held today a new meeting with councils from towns in Almeria with Natura 2000 Network spaces to try to put into action sustainable initiatives, with the idea of exploring its most profitable possibilities for the regions.

The second meeting that this project has held -co-financed by the EU for the conservation of habitats on the Andalusian coast coordinated by the Environment and Town and Country Planning Department, - with these councils within the second round of meetings that it carries out with representatives from the local Council from towns that contain these spaces. The aim is to involve them in initiatives of dissemination and promotion of the latter.

Thus, in the meeting held in the El Albardinal Botanic Garden in Níjar (Almeria), initiatives were proposed that promote the values of the Natura 2000 Network spaces of the province that are part of the project: Sierra de Cabrera-Bédar, Ramblas del Gérgal, Tabernas y Sur de Sierra Alhamilla, as well as Punta Entinas-Sabinar.

And are, on one hand, those related to the dissemination of ecosystem services, referring to the putting into action of initiatives that end up more profitable for the cities as driving forces of development, to drive their economies and encourage the creation of employment.

Some ideas for promoting activities related to sustainable tourism or ecotourism, green employment or the promotion of products of Natura 2000 Network spaces.

Achieving collaboration of these councils as allies in the dissemination of the values and richness of these spaces whilst promoting the conservation of their priority habitats is the key to these meetings. Therefore, representatives from the project wanted to thank the councils for their interest in collaborating and participating in these types of initiatives.



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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