Geographic scope

Oliva de la Frontera and Valencia de Mombuey (Badajoz)



Red Eléctrica Forest - Badajoz Forest

Densification of Holm oak pasturelands deteriorated through its intensive use, especially for livestock farming, and that have a very low degree of natural regeneration. Oaks have been planted and have been equipped with a protective sleeve to avoid damage produced by animals.

  • Densification of 162 ha of pastureland. Planting of 8,100 oaks. Reforestation with oaks, a part of them mycorrhizal (plant roots in association with a fungus), which are more resistant to attack by soil fungi, the main cause of dry rot in oak trees, a very common disease in Spanish pasturelands.
  • 620 working days created.