About two dozen walking routes in the parish of São Jorge, such as Levada do Rei, are part of a innovative proposal for the creation of a nature reserve within the locality.
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The Regional Civil Protection Service, IP-RAM through the Regional Relief Operations Command - CROS, have stated that since the beginning of 2022, roughly 68 accidents in levadas or pedestrian paths, have resulted in the need to mobilise rescue resources.
The Secretary for the Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change, Susana Prada, will be at the opening and award ceremony of the collective exhibition of works titled "Levadartes" and " Taken in miniature," at 16:30 tomorrow, the 22nd of June at the Electricity Museum, Casa da Luz.
The PSD Parliamentary Group intends to reconcile the growing demand for hiking with environmental sustainability, with the presentation of legislation that defines a new legal regime for pedestrian routes in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, involving new entities in the creation of recommended routes.
The Institute of Forests and Nature Conservation (IFCN), confirmed today that it has closed all the recommended walking routes in the Autonomous Region of Madeira for a few days from tomorrow, Monday the 14th, due to bad weather.
The Forestry Police Corps was called out today after the Regional Civil Protection Service received a call saying that a couple of tourists had got lost after leaving the marked route on Levada das 25 Fontes (PR 6).
"Water is life. From nature to you ... | WATER is life. From nature to you…” This is the video message from Australian nomad Jackson Groves, who wants to raise awareness of the importance and value of water in Madeira.
The Funchal City Council (CMF) has invested approximately €106,000 in deforestation, clearing, maintenance and recovery of the walking routes under the municipality's care. According to the Mayor of Funchal, Miguel Silva Gouveia, the objective of these works, which will take place periodically throughout the year, is in direct support of the cleanliness and safety of the the majority of paths that are part of the Funchal Ecological Park walking network. In addition, firebreaks and water drainage networks will be managed and maintained to protect the park.
The Regional Secretary for Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change, Susana Prada, confirmed today that 1.3 million, of the nine million that has been reserved for the islands natural resources, will be reserved for the upkeep of walking routes.
The Regional Secretary for the Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change (SRAAC) Susana Prada, has launched a competition for the creation of a “Levadas da Madeira” logo in support of a UNESCO World Heritage competition.