"Temporary Ponds: a natural habitat to be protected!"

Trainning session about the conservation of temporary ponds

> The project will give a trainning session in Odemira

 

This training session is for all guards of nature from the different entities that exist in Portugal, namely ICNF, APA, CCDR, GNR-SEPNA. However, if the general public is interested would be possible to assist if vacancies are available.

The purpose of this session is to improve the implementation of regulatory instruments for the protection of temporary ponds, report on habitat identification in the field, the main indicator species and their conservation status.

 PROGRAM

May 26th (Tuesday) 2015

Schedule

Module

Professor

9,30am to 10am

- Clarifications on the training session;

- Introduction to LIFE Charcos Project;

- General habitat characterization, ecology and habitat dynamics and threats

Rita Alcazar - LPN

10am to 11,30am

- Legal framework for the protection of temporary ponds, identifying threats and surveillance.

Joana Lima Santos Thomas - Jurista

11,30am to 11,45am

coffee break

11,45am – 1pm

- Crustaceans Diversity of Great Branchiopod of the Temporary Ponds

Margarida Cristo - UAlg

1pm

Lunch break

2,30pm to 6pm

- Practical component - Visit to Vila do Bispo ponds
Note: Field trips require the use of own car

Margarida Cristo - UAlg

 

May 27th (Wednesday) 2015

Schedule

Module

Professor

9,30am to 10,30am

- Plant diversity of Mediterranean Temporary Ponds

Ana Lumbreras - UÉvora

10,30am to 10,45am

coffee break

10,45am to 11,45am

- Diversity of amphibians and reptiles associated with Temporary Ponds

Paulo Sá Sousa – UÉvora

11,45am to 1pm

- Mammalian diversity associated with Temporary Ponds

António Mira - UÉvora

1pm

Lunch break

2,30pm to 6pm

- Practical component - Visit to Odemira ponds
Note: Field trips require the use of own car

Ana Lumbreras, Paulo Sá Sousa e António Mira

 

For more information, please contact:

Mobile: +351 934 970 931

Email lifecharcos@gmail.com

 


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