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Puerto unveils new “get active with nature” programme 

Residents of Puerto de la Cruz are being urged to “get active with nature” as a result of the launch of a new environmental programme.

The gardens of the former convent of Santo Domingo were the setting for the presentation of PROACTIV @ S POR NATURALEZA 2019.

The campaign is organised by Puerto council in associa-tion with the Red Cross, the Rambla de Castro nature classroom and the volunteer office of the Cabildo de Tenerife.

The main objective is to hit home to the public the importance of the environment with its unique characteristics and the need to influence schools and institutes.

The programme, which will be publicised on the website www.puertodelacruz.es and www.aularambladecastro.es (Puerto de la Cruz), offers free activities such as routes, interpretive visits, collabora-tion with environmental en-tities, control of invasive alien species, protection of en-dangered species of flora and fauna and actions directed to the students of the schools and institutes of the city.

Environment councillor, Juan Carlos Marrero said: “We have managed, technicians and politicians, to develop an environmental programme that is considered, from many sectors, as the most complete and important of the island of Tenerife, made possible thanks to the great team that works in the realisation of actions and in the monthly monitoring of the programm-ing. With a well-tuned team, we have been able to include those requests and thus achieve a real and eff