EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 10 - 2013 Num. article: 2013/228

Organization of training courses on the detection of alien flora in Gran Canaria (ES)


The Department of Nature Protection of the Government of Canarias (ES) organized in collaboration with the NGO ‘Dracaena’, training courses for citizens to recognize alien plants in the field. These courses were held on the 20th and 21st of September 2013. These training courses aimed to promote citizens’ subsequent participation in the development of surveillance and management measures of invasive alien plants recommended in the framework of the Real Decreto 630/2013. A field trip was also organized in order to detect and map invasive alien plants present in the Tufia protected site.

Sources

Gobierno de Canarias, Consejería de Educación, Universidades y Sostenibilidad Website
http://www.gobiernodecanarias.org/medioambiente/piac/_noticias/_detalles.html?uid=4d114d79-25d8-11e3-8729-005056a8406c

La invasión en el blog;: invasiones biológicas en Canarias (2013) Primeras ‘Jornadas de iniciación a la detección de flora exótica en la isla de Gran Canarias’. Un primer paso de un largo camino.
http://invasionesbiologicas.blogspot.com.es/2013/09/primeras-jornadas-de-iniciacion-la.html