Partnerships with public administrations: The Valencia city council dresses up the city in flowers
The gardens and public spaces of the city of Valencia increasingly include areas dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity. Thanks to Fundación Global Nature's collaboration with the city council, the city's local administration, three different plots in the...
Timing of events
Contact with all the actors involved in the production, multiplication, and use of native seeds is essential. Some of these contacts have already been carried out in the last few months.
Fieldwork is the heart and soul of the project. In our various pilot projects, the process is similar but with specificities to make it truly effective. Here are some examples at Spain: El Baldiio, Spain: Visit to a plot to make a floral inventory, taking...
Fleurs locales arrives to 60 high school secondary studants in the Fascination of Plants Day
The objective was talk about the most suitable species using native species mixture for the vineyards of the Douro region. Vegetation covers can increase biodiversity in agroecosystems, where native plant cover potentially confers additional benefits for biodiversity....
Publications: guidelines on restoration using native seeds
’Guidelines on Restoration Using Native Seeds’ analyses the state of the art of ‘Fleurs Locales’ and is available in four languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French. These are basic guidelines. Our goal is to promote the use of native seeds in agrosystems by...
How do we tell the story on social media?
To expand our diffusion and to reach audiences on social media, the event was also covered live on Twitter. Take a look. https://twitter.com/FGlobalNature/status/1523936782810853377
Congress in Spain: the country urgently needs to update regulations on native seeds
Beyond attracting the attention of 250 persons interested in native seeds, the main conclusion of the Congress 'Local Flowers for the Restoration of Degraded Areas', organized by Fundación Global Nature (FGN) within the 'Fleurs Locales' project, is that there is an...
The beneficial of native plants between the alley rows of a Douro vineyard
The University of Minho, in collaboration with Sogrape Vinhos , is studying the beneficial effect of 17 species of native plants sown between the alley rows of a Douro vineyard. Several studies indicate a sharp decline in biodiversity, accelerated by climate change....
Registration is open for the Spanish congress on native seeds
Fundación Global Nature organizes the webinar "Local flowers to recover degraded spaces". It will be on May 10, from 10:00 to 12:15. Registration is required and the information is available in Spanish here....
Expert workshop organized by France
The expert workshop held on April 8 was attended by 22 participants from the restoration world, which is a great success.
Our pilots sites: the goal is to promote biodiversity.
Based on common working methods, each partner faces specific local challenges in order to draw common conclusions an therefore works in their pilot sites. In short, the seven project partners and their teams (scientists, technicians, site managers and socio-economic...
A brochure in all four languages
The brochure ‘Fleurs locales’ is available at the moment in our website in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese
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