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HARVESTING SEEDS AND FRUITS IN THE DUNE ENVIRONMENT

10th December 2020 – DUNE AREA “REAL DE ZARAGOZA”
Collection of seeds of the wonderful Sea daffodil (Pancratium maritimum) and dune conservation

Every week we will be in a different dune environment, collecting seeds of native flora that will be sent to Cantueso Natural Seeds. This company with its headquarters in Cordoba will give the seeds the appropriate conditioning treatment. Later on we will disseminate these seeds in dune areas that are still degraded. This is how, working together we will help reinstate a new and beautiful biodiversity.

Co-workers and volunteers will also learn how to carry out good dune conservation, manually removing invasive alien species so that these do not flourish and displace the native dune vegetation.

The work we are doing with Fundatul is aimed at preparing the participants for a possible introduction to remunerative working life.

Date: Thursday, 10th December 2020
Time: From 10:00 to 13:00
Where:  Dune area Real de Zaragoza

Meeting point: beside the beach Restaurant Sylt (click on the photo to get directions)

To register as volunteer, send an email to asociacion@produnas.org, to comunicacion@produnas.org  or send a WhatsAPp to 661 026 444 

 

 

PROGRAM: Collection of Sea Daffodil (Pancratium maritimum) seeds and dune conservation

A walk through the dune and along the beach areas to get to know the dune system

Start:

We will walk through the dune and along the beach to get to know the dune system

– 60 minutes to collect the seeds of the Sea Daffodil (Pancratium maritimum)

– 30 minutes for a short break / snack for the Fundatul participants

– 60 minutes to teach everyone how to handle the working tools and carry out a manual clearing of Invasive Alien Species (IAS).

 

Tips:

  Wear comfortable clothing

– Laced/Velcro footwear > trainers  or walking shoes

– We recommend taking head covering with you – it could get sunny

– Take a small bottle of drinking water and a snack with you

 

Tools:

ProDunas will supply gardening gloves.

The Delegation for the Environment will supply: buckets, tools and bags for the disposal of any IAS we dig out

 

Closing of the day’s work :

We will finish at 1:00 p.m.

Volunteers are welcome. They do not have to hold to the fixed schedule.

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Asociación ProDunas Marbella

La Asociación trabaja incesantemente en defensa y preservación de los singulares ecosistemas aún existentes en los entornos naturales con dunas en la Provincia de Málaga; impulsa la protección de su flora autóctona y pequeña fauna silvestre; fomenta la recuperación, rehabilitación y conservación de la interesante biodiversidad en las zonas dunares del municipio de Marbella.