The Action A1 named “Characterization and habitat diagnosis 9580*” of the LIFE BACCATA Project is about to end, aiming to clarify the interpretation of the habitat 9580* in Spain, to obtain information in order to promote locally this habitat and to define a methodology for the development of the following actions.

The organization of this Seminar, in which the Junta de Castilla y León and Cesefor participate, responds to the need to have communication tools as a system of dissemination of information, to promote the transfer of knowledge, as well as to exchange experiences with other working groups with the same objective.

LIFE BACCATA celebrated last Friday, 9 June, the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Habitats Directive (DC 92/43 / EEC) and the launch of the European LIFE program, assessing its impact and advantages over the environment for a quarter of a century..

The goal of the work is to carry out the characterization and previous diagnosis works ofthe priority habitat 9580 *, "Mediterranean Forests of Taxus baccata", present in different spaces of the Natura 2000 Network of the Cantabrian Mountains.

The LIFE BACCATA project works for the conservation and restoration of the priority habitat of the yew, currently threatened and in regression, in fifteen places of the Natura 2000 Network of the Cantabrian Mountains and belonging to Galicia, Castile and León, and Paí