In brief

Identity Record

Budget : EUR 2 852 003, 50 % of which comes from Europe
Duration : from october 2014 to eptember 2020
Coordinator : La Réunion National Park
Grantee partner : Conservatoire du littoral
Cofinancial partners:
État (DEAL), Région Réunion and Département de La Réunion
Sector of intervention : From Saint-Denis River to the lowest point of the Mafate Circus

Go through the french presentation of LIFE+ Forêt Sèche project

Main Actions

Harvest seeds and set up arboretums
Work on native species which present deficiency in fruiting and / or germination
Develop a permanent production network of native species
Re-establish a 45 to 50 Hectares Ecological Continuum between previously restored parcels
Study the ecological interest of the Aldabra Tortoise role in rejuvenating the dry forest
Re-introduce a population of the Gecko vert de Bourbon where it has recently disappeared
Educate on and teach how to preserve La Réunion dry forest
Involve the inhabitants of the island at each step of the project
Making out of the conservation process and a local development force

Expected Results

45 to 50 Hectares of saved forest (reconnecting the core areas and reviving interactions between fauna and flora)
80 000 native trees planted
The conservation status of the species involved in the project upgraded in o significant way
Reduction of intervention cost 20% compare to the LIFE+ COREXERUN project
3000 volunteers mobilized

Take a look at the application form (french document)

Explore the project via come slides (french document)