The LIFE Salinas Project for “The conservation of habitats and aquatic birds in Sites of Community Importance (SCI) and Special Protection Area (SPA) ES0000175 “Salinas y Arenales de San Pedro del Pinatar” (LIFE17 NAT/ES/000184) is providing FREE OF CHARGE activities under the current environmental education campaign. These activities are available for all types of people and ages, both in Spanish and in English, organized by “Dirección General del Medio Natural”.
We are offering talks, workshops, games and guided tours. During the talks, you will learn about the rich biodiversity that the Regional Park has to offer, the history behind the salt production facilities as well as the incredible properties of the salt. You will also learn how Climate Change is affecting the Protected Area as well as all of the current projects that are underway. We have also created workshops with games, videos and much more, available for all ages, adults and kids alike! And to round off this great experience, we are offering three types of guided tours, adapted to all ages:
Learn about the extensive history of the salt lakes, dating back to the Ancient Roman and Carthage civilizations all the way up until this day, an area where both economic development and the biodiversity of the area have synergized. The salt lakes are an amazing area to learn about, love and protect.
Here you can learn about the Regional Parks different environments and the life that inhabits them. You will also learn about the importance the plant species Posidonia oceanica as well as the current projects that are underway.
During this visit you will be shown the rich nature and scenery that the park has to offer by observing and identifying birds and learning about the different active projects, all whilst enjoying a walk along the “Torre Derribada” beach. You will also learn about the importance of the “Coterillo” Pine trees and the benefits that the Posidonia oceanica plant provides.
Come alone, with family and/or friends to enjoy this route between the “Mar Menor” sea and the Salt lakes. You will learn about the diverse nature, scenery and patrimony of the area, observing and identifying birds, learning about the different active projects, the importance of the salt making industry and the eco-systemic services of the Regional Park.
Remember, all of these activities are FREE OF CHARGE, the only requirement is to book a date in advance.