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20Sep

Meeting of heritage and environment technicians for the carrying out of actions C1 and C2 in the Cáceres SPA

As a continuation of the joint visit in May of the technicians of the State Office of Libraries, Museums, and Cultural Heritage and of the State Office for the Environment to the historic centre of Cáceres, on 15th September 2017 they held a further meeting to specify the work to be carried out in the SPA of the “Lesser kestrel colonies in the Monumental Town of Cáceres”, which must be completed before the lesser kestrels return from their winter quarters.

31Aug

First joint census of lesser kestrel roosts in extremadura as part of the LIFE ZEPAURBAN project

Before leaving on their autumn migration to their winter quarters in Africa, lesser kestrels assemble in roosts that may contain as many as thousands of individuals from different areas.

23Aug

Investments for works begin at LIFE-ZEPAURBAN

The Libraries, Museums, and Cultural Heritage Authority of the Regional Government of Extremadura is starting investments to strengthen the roof of the Church of La Purificación in Almendralejo.

31Jul

Manufacture of mortar-cork nest boxes for lesser kestrels

On 24th July the team involved in action A6 (“Industrial manufacture of mortar-cork nest boxes”) of the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project met to assess the performance of the new nest boxes in the various tests carried out.

25Jul

Download our wallpaper of the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project

There's nothing better for the summer than choosing new wallpaper for your desktop. And if it's from the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project for the conservation of the lesser kestrel, better still.

25Jul

We are continuing with the lesser kestrel census as part of the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project

To continue with the protocol established by the scientific committee (action F2), a second visit is being made to find out the number of breeding pairs present in the sphere of activity of the project, this time to coincide with chicks in the nests.

25Jul

The LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project takes part in the LIFE informative programme Congress of the European Union 2014‐2020: LIFE 2017 call

The congress will be held tomorrow (16th June 2016) on the Badajoz campus. It has been organised by the Universidad de Extremadura in collaboration with the Agrofood Technological Centre of Extremadura (Centro Tecnológico Agroalimentario Extremadura, CTAEX), the General Secretariat of Science and Technology and the General Office for Outside Action of the Regional Government of Extremadura, the Enterprise European Network (EEN) of the FUNDECYT/Scientific and Technological Park, and Extremadura Avante.

25Jul

First visit of the external team to the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project

The person of the external team appointed to follow up and support the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project is Dolores Hedo, who has made an initial visit to get to know the project and its partners at first hand.

25Jul

The LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project participates in the V Technical Congress of the City of Cáceres Bird Festival

The activities of the Bird Festival include in particular the congress entitled “Urban ZEPAs: conservation and tourism”, which has given special importance in its fifth edition to the LIFE-ZEPAURBAN project.

25Jul

V Congress on “Special bird protection areas in built-up areas of Extremadura - conservation and tourism”

On Friday 19th May the fifth edition of this interesting congress on urban birds, conservation, and tourism was held as part of the Cáceres Bird Festival.