From eucalyptus to native woods

We want to convert the abandoned eucalyptus production areas we have bought in the centre of Portugal into a more biologically diversified landscape. 


  Montis – Nature Conservation Association  

MONTIS – Nature Conservation Association is an environmental non-governmental organisation (ENGO), which is non -profit and has a national scope. MONTIS was founded on the 23th of March 2014 and is based in Vouzela, a district of Viseu. As of January 2020, MONTIS has 473 associates and manages 178 ha – which comprise 25 properties in the centre of Portugal.

The main objectives of MONTIS are to ensure the development of natural processes, to promote conservation of native species, to manage in a considered manner forest fires and other natural damages and to increase the value of biodiversity.

We currently manage 178 hectares of land.

For more biodiversity and greater resilience to fire.

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Adiámos e alterámos o passeio de Outono programado na Mata da Margaraça dia 21 de Novembro devido às restrições impostas para controlo da pandemia Covid-19. No próximo sábado, dia 28, vamos até São Miguel do Mato, em Vouzela, para um passeio de Outono no PR5 – Caminho de São Miguel do Mato (Vouzela). O percurso (more…)

What drives us


To promote biodiversity through sustainable management of natural heritage, engaging, transparent and open to all.


To manage properties to increase the value of biodiversity.


Bring nature and biodiversity conservation to all, in a transparent and open manner.


Focus on the purchase and concrete management of properties, with a long-term vision, and a flexible strategy, based on an analysis of tangible results.