• > serra da Estrela
  • > commom yew, the principal species in Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods
  • > snub-nosed viper
  • > Taxus baccata fruits
  • > Homem river
  • > Iberian frog
  • > Serra Amarela in the Site of Community Importance - Peneda-Gerês

Contributing to the recovery of priority habitat 9580 * Mediterranean Taxus baccata Woods


This project is co-funded by LIFE Programme — European Comission

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  • 78th Volta a Portugal
    “The LIFE Taxus Project was at the 6th stage BELMONTE – GUARDA of the 78th Volta a Portugal bicycle race. during the “Volta ao conhecimento” an initiative promoted by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education, that happened on 3rd August 2016. This stage went through the Serra da Estrela, the highest point in Continental Portugalm, the location were LIFE TAXUS: Restoring yew forests actions are being carried out. This is what is done Project LIFE TAXUS, with the contribution of the LIFE+ financial instrument of the European Union, aims to intervene in yew thickets (Taxus baccata) a protected…


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