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 178,2 ha – which comprise 26 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 178,2 hectares of land.

For more biodiversity and greater resilience to fire.
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  • 22 January, 2022
    09:30 - 15:00

Junto a Alcochete encontra-se uma das zonas húmidas mais importantes do País, o Estuário do Tejo, classificado como Reserva Natural, Rede Natura e ainda ao abrigo da convenção de Ramsar, devido à diversidade de aves migratórias que escolhem o estuário como habitat durante o inverno. O complexo de salinas do Samouco é hoje considerado uma (more…)


  • 12 February, 2022
    10:00 - 16:00

Dia 12, vamos até Cerdeirinha, espreitar como está a evoluir a propriedade, e retomar os trabalhos de condução da regeneração natural dos carvalhos e sobreiros desta área. Hora de encontro: 10h00 Ponto de encontro: Largo da Igreja de Valadares (40°45’25.6″N 8°12’00.4″W) Inscrições para: montisacn@gmail.com / 232 774 040 / Formulário. A atividade é gratuita e oferecemos merenda. Devido (more…)

What drives us

Mission

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

Vision

To manage properties to increase the value of biodiversity.

Motivation

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

Difference

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.