LIFE + Lands of Priolo

The LIFE Project Lands of Priolo (LIFE12 NAT/PT/000527) is a partnership between the Portuguese Society for the Study of Birds (SPEA) and the Regional Secretariat of Energy, Tourism ans Environment (SREAT), with the contribution of the LIFE financial instrument of the European Community.

Aims to contribute to the management of Natura 2000 SPA Pico da Vara / Ribeira do Guilherme site through the implementation of innovative management and restoration of Laurel forest, biodiversity monitoring, management of public use, public awareness and promoting sustainability in the long term.

This improved management of the SPA will contribute to the effective conservation of the world's Priolo (Pyrrhula murina) that is restricted to this protected area of the island of São Miguel, in the Azores.

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