The São Francisco Farm Arboretum celebrated in an upcoming book
The centenary São Francisco Farm arboretum, in Aveiro, will be celebrated in a new book to be published in 2023. And to get to know these magnificent trees, there is mapping and georeferencing work ongoing since the start of 2023, with the help of a drone and a LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) sensor.
More bees with shelter and food in Navigator forests
There are more bees with shelter and food in Navigator forests. In 2017, the first five beekeepers had already installed their hives on company land and the presence of pollinators has been increased since 2020, thanks to an agreement with the National Federation of Beekeepers of Portugal (FNAP).
Arbutus berries harvest: reviving traditions in Monchique
In the forests of Águas Alves, Monchique, arbutus berries are harvested by many hands. When autumn sets in and the branches of the strawberry trees grow reddish clusters of fruit, the patrons of the Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Monchique come out to remember times past and, as they share memories and stories, the baskets are filled with fruit.