Tag: greater coa valley

WildCôa: the wildest side of Côa is waiting for you

October 2, 2021  |  News

WildCôa, by Paulo Martinho, is one of the members of the Wild Côa Network, an initiative promoted by Rewilding Portugal. As its name indicates, WildCôa offers you a personalized and differentiated way of getting to know the wildest side of Portugal in the Greater Côa Valley.

The nature-based economy flourishes in the Greater Côa Valley with Flor Alta

September 21, 2021  |  News

There is now a new business benefiting from the Rewilding Europe Capital (REC) funding facility, Flor Alta. This is a company based in Almendra, near Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo and offers a wide range of handcrafted and natural products, an alternative to the synthetic substances found in more conventional beauty products.

Hotel Cró, thermal paradise on the banks of the Côa river

September 9, 2021  |  News

In Rapoula do Côa, right in the heart of the Greater Côa Valley and far from all the Portuguese urbanity, there is a thermal paradise still unknown to many, even those who live and are from the region, but which has been attracting more and more tourists and curious people from all corners of the country and the world.

Brava: the diary of a cross-border griffon vulture

September 2, 2021  |  News

Brava is one of the griffon vultures that has been monitored for the longest time under the project Scaling Up Rewilding in the Greater Côa Valley. The information that is being collected about Brava and others allows us to collect important information for the knowledge and conservation of the species, such as its eating habits, and the places it chooses as its roost.

First Enterprise Meeting took place in the Greater Côa Valley

July 30, 2021  |  News

In the week of 12th to 15th of July, took place the first meeting of the Enterprise team from the various European rewilding areas. One of the goals of this team is to develop the economic argument for nature conservation and restoration. The meeting was held in Portugal and served to build bridges and strengthen ties.

After all, what do vultures eat?

July 23, 2021  |  News

The increase complaints of vulture attacks has caused several moments of tension among local communities. It is increasingly important to analyze situations individually and unite the various stakeholders to find solutions that avoid situations like these and that can improve coexistence between species and the surrounding local communities.

The arrival of the Sorraias to the Greater Côa Valley

May 10, 2021  |  News

A herd of ten Sorraia horses arrived at Vale Carapito last weekend. The first step to recover the importance that these large herbivores have in the management and modelling of the landscape. This native breed counts on only about two hundred individuals worldwide.

Dream Overland, a wild Portugal on wheels

February 26, 2021  |  News

Dream Overland is one of the partners of the newly created Wild Côa Network, being one of the important pillars to boost the region’s nature-based tourism and help to enhance its heritage

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