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LIFE BACCATA project aims to improve the conservation status of yew woods in the Atlantic Biogeographical Region of the Iberian Peninsula.
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 Natural Park Fuentes Carrionas and Fuente Cobre of the Palencia Mountain will host next Sunday, August 11, the "Interpreted Route to the Tosande yew wood. Jurassic Forest".

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 project has been implemented in the Monte Vecinal em Mano Comun (MVMC) of Riocereixa, of Pedrafita do Cebreiro, in Lugo.
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.

The exhibition "Welcome to LIFE BACCATA", extends its stay at "La Casona", Interpretation Centre of the Biosphere Reserve of "Valles de Omaña y Luna" until November 3rd. It can be visited on weekends and holidays from 10 am to 6 pm.

One more day the schoolchildren were exposed to the LIFE BACCATA project in the form of an environmental education activity aimed at children between 6 and 12 years old at the CEIP El Campo (formerly Manuel Barrio) in León.

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