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“Almond Association of Gran Canaria”

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

Almond Tree FestAround 50 people,

between farmers and “finca” propietors have started this initiative in order to promote the culturing of this tree. It’s ment to define different varieties of this species, look for one which is better for general production purposes and eventually breed new species. They’re also in charge of establishing other ways of marketing this product, since almonds have been a very important procduct in the last decades.

The municipalities taking part in this association are mainly Tejeda and … Read the rest

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Categories: About Gran Canaria, Cultural Events, Local news, Pictures, Tejeda, Typical Food, Valsequillo

Almond Tree Fest

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007

Every year,

more or less the first or second week of february, one of the most picturesque, atractive and traditional fests of Gran Canaria take place in Tejeda and in Valsequillo the week after. When the almond tree flowers sprout, announcing the begining of spring-time, the center of the island, where these trees grow, turns into one of the most beautiful landscapes you could possibly imagine.

Have a look at some pictures of it in Tejeda:

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Thanks to Jose … Read the rest

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Categories: About Gran Canaria, Cultural Events, Events, Local news, Pictures, Recomendable, Tejeda, Trips, Valsequillo, Weather

2 million trees

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

The natural reserves use and management plan is now finally approved.

Among many other things to be done in the future, this is the most extraordinary one. In a term of 5 to 15 years, more than 3.000 hectares of different species of trees are going to be reforested. The actual wood grounds are estimated to 14.000. Therefore and after some documents dealing with protected areas are ratified, Gran Canaria will gain a third of its actual wood grounds.

Mainly … Read the rest

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Categories: About Gran Canaria, Agüimes, Artenara, Local news, Mogán, Moya, Pictures, San Bartolomé, San Mateo, San Nicolás de Tolentino, Tejeda, Telde, Valsequillo
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