Red Eléctrica Forest - Alcornocales Forest -Cádiz

Red Eléctrica Forest - Alcornocales Forest -Cádiz

REE Forest
REE Forest

Red Eléctrica Forest - Alcornocales Forest -Cádiz

Reforestation activities, thinning of the Cork Oak forest and the transformation of the Eucalyptus forest through restoration using Wild Olives. Support for training and local employment.

Geographic scope: 

Los Alcornocales Natural Park (Monte del Cinchado and Pilar de la Brama), within the municipality of Medina Sidonia (Cádiz).

Results: 
  • Reforestation activities (122 ha), thinning of the Cork Oak forest (9 ha) and the transformation of the Eucalyptus forest through restoration using Wild Olives (13 ha).
  • The restoration was carried out by local companies; in terms of job creation, this is estimated at 1,250 working days spread across 9 women, mainly unemployed and at risk of exclusion, 9 men and 2 environmental monitors/educators. In addition, there will be participatory reforestation in order to integrate different sectors of the local population: school-aged students, volunteers and students from the Medina Sidonia school for forestry foremen.
Period: 

2011

In collaboration with: 
  • Regional Government of Andalusia.
  • Plant for the planet. Ardilla project.