Lagoa do Fogo

Island - São Miguel

Code - SMG1

What are we intending to do

The following interventions of the LIFE IP AZORES NATURA project will take place in the intervention area in Lagoa do Fogo to promote the restoration of the natural habitats:
– Mechanical removal of exotic and invasive species, mainly Cryptomeria japonica, Acacia melanoxylon, Hedychium gardnerianum, Rubus ulmifolius, Leycesteria formosa and Ulex europaeus;
– Planting of native species that occur naturally in this area: Erica azorica, Juniperus brevifolia, Vaccinium cylindraceum, Viburnum treleasei, Prunus lusitanica subsp. azorica, Ilex perado subsp. azorica, Laurus azorica, Myrsine retusa and Calluna vulgaris.

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Project co-financed by the European Union LIFE Programme.

The LIFE IP AZORES NATURA (LIFE17 IPE/PT/000010) project has received funding from the LIFE Programme of the European Union.
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