Project Description

The Life programme is a financial instrument supporting environmental projects and natural conservation in European countries and some times in their neighbourhood for the implementation of the Habitats and Bird Directives (Directives 92/43/EC and 2009/147/EC of European Parliament and Council). Life+ Nature and Biodiversity support  projects and co-finance actions aiming at:

  1. Best Practices and/or demonstrative projects contributing to implementation of objectives regarding Habitats and Birds Directives;
  2. Demonstrative/innovative Projects of EU Strategy 2020 implementation about biodiversity;

LIFE Project MED-WOLF-   Best practice actions for wolf conservation in  Mediterranean-type areas (LIFE11 NAT/IT/069) – takes place in Italy, in the territory of Grosseto province and in Portugal, in the Guarda and Castelo Branco districts. The project’s goal is to decrease the conflict between the wolf’s presence and human activities in rural areas where cultural tradition of coexistence with predators is lost.  MED-Wolf joins Italian and Portuguese agricultural and environmental associations, state institutions and research centres, in a unique collaboration.


The Wolf in the Land of the Coa River

From the 10th to 12th June, join us in another ecotourism initiative: "The Wolf in the Land of the Coa River". 3 days of knowledge and adventure!     


The association DifesAttiva was created

DifesAttiva is an association, within the Medwolf project, formed by breeders that use the prevention tools of the project. The objective is to give more value to the quality work of the entrepreneurs within the project.  


Course for leaders of Anti-poison Dog Units

The course of qualification for leaders of Anti-poison Dog Units  started last April and wil end on the 6th of May, in cooperation with the project LIFE+ Pluto, to which the new leader of the anti-poison dog unit is participating, and that will be managed by CFS within the Medwolf Project.  


Action for the detection of poaching and illegal poisoning

From the 25th April to the 6th May, a detection action of poaching and illegal poisoning takes place in the districts of Guarda and Castelo Branco. This action has the support of Jesus Valladolid, a specialist in the training of poison detection dogs. 


Earth Day celebrated at Mina de Ciência – the Living Science Center in Lousal

In the last 22nd of April, the Earth Day was celebrated. Grupo Lobo was invited to hold a talk at the Living Science CenterinLousal to celebrate this day.