Another clean-up of plastics along the coast will happen next Sunday 20 May. It is to work along the beaches of Cala Viola and Cala Roja, near Cavalleria. Continue reading Sunday 20 May plastics clean up on the coast at Cavalleria
The Consell Insular (island governing Council) and GOB are organizing an excursion by foot for Sunday 6 May. It will go along country paths to the settlement of Torralba d’en Salort, one of the largest and most spectacular prehistoric settlements of Menorca. Continue reading Sunday 6 May, an excursion to Torralba d’en Salort
This is a video showing a red kite being released back into the wild. It had been brought in wounded to the Centre of Recuperation for Wild Animals. Red kites as a species are in danger of extinction but the heavy decline in numbers is now slowly recovering in Menorca. So, saving this bird was particularly important. Red kites are especially vulnerable to poisoning and electrocution from power lines. Continue reading Video of a saved Red Kite
This Saturday there will be a practical workshop to learn how to cultivate ecological tomatoes. It will be at Es Viver, the GOB market garden, at 10 am. It is open to everyone and will be free of charge.
Es Viver is on the airport road next to Mestral. Here you can find it in Google Maps.
On Sunday 1 April there will be a new talayotic excursion organized by the Consell Insular and GOB one of the cycle that brings together the discovery of sites on the island with scientific information on the talayotic world. Continue reading Sunday 1 April Excursion to the Sant Agustí settlement
A year on and the volunteers of the Centre for the Recuperation of Wild Animals have had some training on the handling and the first assistance to give to wild animals suffering from an accident. The volunteers are essential to the day to day running of the Centre. Thanks to their commitment and altruistic dedication of the individual volunteers the Centre helps more than 1000 animals a year. Continue reading Training for Volunteers of the Animals Hospital
The pizza, made with environmentally friendly ingredients will be the centre of attention on Saturday 3 in the Market Place of the Claustre del Carme. Five types of pizza will be explained but all have in common a base made in Menorca from an old fashioned wheat flour. Continue reading Saturday 3 March. Showcooking of environmentally friendly pizzas
On Sunday 4 March there will be an excursion to a talayotic site organised by the Consell Insular (local Island Government) and GOB in order to combine the discovery of some of the sites on the island with scientific information on the talayotic world. Continue reading Sunday 4 March, a walk to Son Catlar
This Sunday, 25 February, we have organised a public excursion along the Barranc des Rellotge and the quarries of Santa Ponsa with the idea of learning about the plants living there. Continue reading Sunday excursion to learn about the plants of Barranc des Rellotge
[Translation of the post in isoladiminorca.com by Gloria Vanni]
When chance becomes necessity.
My connection with Carlos Coll Pons happened by chance, when I felt the need to delve into some of the reasons behind my choice to live in Menorca. Nature, climate, sea, quality of life, sustainability, protected environment are the factors that made me love it at first sight. My love then increased but you get to a point where you need other confirmations and answers. Continue reading A chat with Carlos Coll Pons, Chairman of GOB