Conservation of habitats and species in the western Iberian Peninsula, in 10 sites of the Natura 2000 Network, with actions aimed to improve habitats through the creation of a Club of Landowners, Club members are committed to the conservation of the natural values of the guarded spaces and the improvement of the connectivity between them.
The western Iberian Peninsula Club of Estates is open to include all interested owners of properties in the Natura 2000 Network.
Membership of the club provides a number of benefits: actions for conservation without cost; plan of good practices in livestock, hunting and recreational purposes; monitoring of species and habitats; permanent assistance for conservation; competitive advantages for farmers and district level leadership. The objective is a commitment to eliminate improper practices.
An impact assessment of the effects of conservation actions on the local socio-economic environment how far the development of the whole project affects local society. This is essential in order to encourage the population to understand nature conservation so that they do not interpret it as a strange and external agent that merely predetermines land uses.