As a result of the work to collect more than 1,000 yew samples from 49 localities distributed in 30 ZECs of the Natura 2000 Network of the North of the Iberian Peninsula, and the subsequent analysis of 9 microsatellite DNA markers (SSR) using PCR techniques and automatic sequencer, it has been possible to determine the genetic diversity and the degree of kinship of the yew
The technicians of the project partners of the Meeting of Castilla y León, Cesefor and Ibader (University of Santiago de Compostela) met yesterday in the campus of Vigo and in the installations of Viveros Braña in Esgos (Ourense) with object to share experiences and knowledge related with the processes of multiplication of forest material for the reproduction of Taxus bacca
The Exhibition "Welcome to LIFE BACCATA" begins its journey in the municipality of Sariegos, León. It can be visited until September 20th in the Town Hall, from Monday to Friday, in the morning from 9 am to 2 pm.
The exhibition "Welcome to LIFE BACCATA" is located in "La Casona", Interpretation Centre of the Biosphere Reserve of "Valles de Omaña y Luna". It can be visited from September 28th to October 14th on weekends and holidays, from 10 am to 6 pm.
Since October 1st, work began on the C3 action of LIFE BACCATA in Galicia. This work consists of a forest plantation with species characteristic of habitat 9580 *. The project aims at increasing the area of these species and consequently at achieving an improvement of their state of conservation.
With the aim of contributing to the conservation of the yew forests in the Cantabrian Mountains, the LIFE project "Conserving and restoring the yew forests in the Cantabrian Mountains" (LIFE BACCATA) has been launched.