On Sunday 13 March coinciding with the Day of Indigenous Species, some twenty volunteers helped remove exotic succulents at Es Capell de Ferro farm. These plants were grown for many years near houses for decorative purposes and, with time, they have spread invading other species and the vegetation of the area.
Last Sunday was a perfect day for an excursion organised as part of the Sant Antoni festival by the Department of Culture of the Island Council in conjunction with GOB. It was from Cala en Porter to Ses Roques Llises and na Comerma de sa Garita and was to appreciate both Menorcan nature its ancient history. Continue reading On foot to see historic sites
Sunday 10 January, walking from Cala en Porter to the megalithic tomb of Ses Roques Lises, considered the most ancient construction in Menorca and one of the best conserved in the Balearics. The walk will also visit Na Comerma de Sa Garita. This is organized in conjuction with the Cultural Department of the Consell Insular, to mark the start of the Sant Antoni festivities. Continue reading Menorca on foot, next sunday
On 21 December, 2015, a general meeting of the members of GOB approved the summary of its activities carried out during 2015, the budget for 2016, the composition of the new board, and unanimously re-elected Jaume Obrador as its President.
The number of members of GOB Menorca is still increasing having reached 1,314 this year. Continue reading Jaume Obrador unanimously re-elected as the Island President of GOB
An excursion has been organised for this Sunday 22 November to learn about Menorcan plants. It will be in the countryside of Son Marcer de Baix, a beautiful agricultural area between ravines. Continue reading Sunday excursion to learn about plants
Press for changes not only at a global level but also for commitments at a local level. This is the only way to deal successfully with the enormous challenge presented by climate change.
GOB has joined with other ecological groups (from Galicia, Asturias, Cataluña, Valencia, Andalucia, Extremedura…) to try to persuade regional governments to make effective commitments to help prevent climate change. Continue reading Climate Change. Action at global and local levels
The autumn day of last Sunday was so clear that it seemed like spring. It was a warm, windless day, with a completely calm sea, making it ideal for a GOB excursion which was organized with help from the Mercadal Council. Continue reading Walk to see the first rock formations of the island
The Geological Rock Formations of Menorca. New chapter of Menorca On Foot programme: Sunday 8 November. Continue reading Walk on foot on sunday 8 November
Global Warming and the Health of the Planet
Talks on 26th and 27th October 2015 at 8 pm
Today is the start of the campaign “29th November, A Menorca March about Climate Change. To coincide with Paris”. It begins with a talk by Benjamin Carreras “Global Warming and the Health of the Planet” at 8 pm in the “Circulo Artistico” of Ciutadella. Tomorrow, Tuesday 27th Benjamin Carreras will repeat the talk in the Plenary Hall of the Consell Insular in Mahόn also at 8 pm. Continue reading Talk on Global Warming and the Health of the Planet
There was a good response from the public for a walk organised by GOB on a sunny Sunday on 4 October to visit a restored water cistern.
120 people gathered at the meeting place, at the entrance of Son Bou. The walk started along the Cami de Cavalls going through the urbanization towards the countryside along Torre-soli and soon turning off for the private road of Daia Vell, which on Sunday was opened for us. Continue reading Visiting a recovered ancient cistern