The Life+ARCOS team is organizing the Final Seminar of this project to be held on 28 May, which is the same date European Natura 2000 day is being celebrated. The Aranzadi Science Society headquarters, located in San Sebastian, is hosting the event.
We could wait no longer to show you the first results that the smoothing of the front embankment has had on the dune system. By improving the conditions of the front, sand from the beach can once again reach the upper part of Barayo.
Dune habitat improvement actions are continuing on the ES0000317 Penarronda-Barayo Special Conservation Area.
Controlling ice plant on the Helgueras beach (Noja, Cantabria) within the NACAR programme and volunteering
On 21st November, a new volunteering day was held in association with the NACAR Programme (Nature and Prison) to eliminate invasive flora within the activities of the LIFE ARCOS Project, coordinated in Cantabria by the Directorate General of the Environment of the Government of Cantabria Natural Environmental, Fisheries and Food Department.
Life+ARCOS carries out its work within four Red Natura 2000 areas in the Basque Country (in both Bizkaia and Gipuzkoa). Therefore, we decided to develop the following four informational brochures in Basque for native speakers of the language.
Dune restoration by collecting waste, invasive plants, seeds and by planting sea daffodil on Berria beach (SCI Santoña, Victoria and Joyel Marshes)
Volunteering activity with the collaboration of inmates from the El Dueso Penitentiary Centre as part of the NACAR Programme (Nature and Prison) and encompassed within the LIFE+ARCOS programme.