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  • 1990-1992.  Head of working technical teams to reclassify all the 145 canary protected areas under network criteria. The team was the result of a collaboration between the Canary Government and the Conservation Nature Institute of Spanish State (ICONA). The work was implement under the direction of Dr. Antonio Machado. (summary of the project).

  • 1992-1993. General Coordinator of the Environmental Management Master [6 Mb] organized by the Canary Government, The University of La Laguna and the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, for training of experts in management of protected areas and environmental impact assessment.

  • 1993-1995. Direction of the working team responsible for editing the first management plan of the protected area of the “Rural Park of Anaga” (Tenerife Island)

  • 1997. Direction of the working team responsible for editing the first management plan of the protected area of the “Natural Monument of Tindaya” (Fuerteventura island).

  • 1996-1998. Direction of the working team responsible for editing the first management plan of the protected area of the “Rural Park of Teno” (Tenerife Island).

  • 1998-1999. Direction of the working team responsible for editing the first management plan of the protected area of the “Natural Park of Cumbre Vieja” (La Palma Island).

  • 1998-1999. Direction of the working team responsible for editing the first management plan of the protected area of the “Natural Reserve of Malpaís de Güímar” (Tene rife Island).

  • 1998-2000. Direction of the working team responsible for editing the “Resources ordination plan” of the candidate to protected area of the “lava tube of Cueva del Viento”.

  • 1999-2009. Direction of the biodiversity data bank of Canary Island Government, created in 1999 (Orden de 1 de junio de 1999), implementation, designing of software of data bases y record of data.

  • 2000. Direction of the working team responsible for editing the first management plan of the protected area of the “Plan Rector de Uso y Gestión del Parque Natural de Majona (La Gomera)

  • 2000. Direction of the working team responsible for editing the first management plan of the protected area of the Plan Especial de Protección Paisajística de Timijiraque (El Hierro)

  • 2001. Collaboration with the organization “Natural and National Parks of Europe (EUROPARC) in the preparation of the “Action Plan of the protected areas of the Spanish state “Action Plan of the protected areas of the Spanish state”.

  • 2001. Coordinator of the working team “Biodiversity” responsible to prepare a proposition of guideline in the process of editing of the governmental  “Guidelines of general ordination of Canary”.

  • 2006. Coordinator of the working team responsible to prepare a proposition of new “Special Protected Areas” (SPAs) under the bird Directive of the European Union, after the analysis of the International Bird Areas present in Canary Islands

  • 2006. Coordinator of the working team responsible to prepare a proposition of three new “Areas of Special Conservation Interest” (ASCIs) as a part of a set of actions to compensate the impact of a new seaport in Tenerife Island.

Tenerife, Canary Islands, SPAIN
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