Assessments and external experiences on Plant Microreserves



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International Resolutions recommending to follow the Valencian PMR model:

IUCN. 2004. Resolutions of the World Conservation Congress, Aman. Resolution 2.68, Conservations of plants in Europe. Download


Planta Europa and the Council of Europe [Smart. J. & al., eds.] 2002. Saving the Plants o fEurope. European Plant Conservation. Strategy. . Plantlife International. London. Download

[Laguna. E. & B. Pérez Rocher, Transl. into Spanish] 2003. Estrategia Europea de Conservación de la Flora. Generalitat Valenciana. Valencia. Download

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Some published papers:

Akeroyd, J. 1998. Micro-reserves 'capture' Valencia's special flora. Plant Talk 14: 20-23 & 33. Download

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Raeymaekers, G. 2000. Plant conservation: On the dawning of a new era?... Natura 2000, 12: 8-10. European Commission, Brussels. Download


European Commission's LIFE Unit. 2007. Managing plant diversity via the Natura 2000 network.  Natura 2000, 23: 7. European Commission, Brussels. Download


Hamilton, A. & P. Hamilton. 2006. Plant Conservation: An ecosystem approach. Earthscan. London

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Heywood, V. 2004. Critical global review of existing guidelines and methodologies and other relevant literature on in situ conservation of target plant species and of current activities in this area being undertaken by national and international agencies. Finald draft consultation. FAO - United Nations. Rome. Download


Padilla, A. & A. Ramón. 1997. Planeamiento ambiental a escala de detalle: Microrreservas de flora en la Com,unidad Valenciana. Investigaciones Geográficas 17: 117-128. Universidad de Alicante. Download


Estrelles, E. & al. 2004. Threatened Valencian Flora: Initiatives for its conservation. In Smith, R.D. & al.. (ed.): Seed Conservation: Turning science into practice: 857-868. RBG Kew. London. Download


Latvian State Forest Service. 2005. Management of Woodland Key Habitats in Latvia. Riga. Download


Moitiekaititč, V. 2006. Conservation diversity of vascular  plants and theri communities in situ, applying the concept of ecosystem pool. Ekologija 2: 1-7.  Download


Ek, T. & al. 2002. Inventory of Woodland Key Habitats. State Forest Service , Latvia and RFB Östra Götaland, Sweden. Riga. Download


Draper, D. & al. 2004. Definition of a micro.reserve for encdangered Narcissus cavanillesii in Portugal. In Aguilella, A. & el. (eds.): Proceedings of 4th European Conference on the Conservation of Wild Plants. CD-ROM Generalitat Valenciana & Jardí Botŕnic de la Universitat de Valčncia. Valencia. Download


Turuta, O. & al. 2004. Protected microhabitats as part of Baukal Regional Ecological Network. PDF document In E. Laguna, E.: Microhabitats Forum 2002-.2003. CD-ROM. Conselleria de Medi Ambient, Generalitat Valenciana, Valencia. Download


Ministerio de Medio Ambiente. 1999. Estrategia Espańola para la Conservación y Uso Sostenible de la Diversidad Biológica. Anexos. Madrid. Download.

[For microreserves, see annex XV].





2000, Latvian Law on Protection of Species and Habitats Download


2001, Latvian Nature Protection Regulations in Forest Management  Download


2005, Latvian Law on Compensations for Landowners owning Microreserves Download


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