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Aimed at basic education schools in the municipality of Mealhada, there is an environmental education and awareness program under the Extra Curricular Activities. The coordination and implementation are under the partner's responsibility Municipality of Mealhada.
The program calls for the partner's involvement in specific thematic sections of this project, developing and deepening some areas where it has already been operating, particularly in the context of waste recovery. It is intended to ensure a continuous program, with duration matching with four complete academic years of the project, which enhances the awareness and involvement of the school community into concrete activities and practices of knowledge and support to the conservation of existing biodiversity in the Bussaco National Forest. . It is seeking to engage a 100 percent of the school population of Mealhada's county.
The program also includes the development of conservation activities in school, including the spread of 2,500 native plants, intended for conservation actions. Conservation activities in schools will be complemented with field actions such as species identification, seed collection, planting and manual removal of invasive weeds, among others and all appropriate for each age level.