Project
Área Protegida Privada Vale das Amoreiras
Algarve • Portugal Started in January 2022 Active Conservation
Summary
Vale das Amoreiras Private Protected Area was created due to its extraordinary biodiversity and with the goal of preserving a forest of large oaks and some rare species that occur here. In this forest with several species of oaks and made up of autochthonous plants, young specimens of oaks and cork oaks, common hawthorn , green olive tree , strawberry tree and other species can be found. Among the fauna, the Schreiber's green lizard, the Mediterranian turtle and the Eurasian otter stands out.