The plant Androcymbium rechingeri is characterised as threatened at national and international level. In Crete it is found in 4 localities in West Crete. The aim of the project is to achieve Favourable Conservation Status (FV) for this priority plant species according to the Habitats Directive on the beaches of West Crete where the subpopulations of the species are located in Greece. In particular, the project will implement management actions to address the pressures and threats that degrade the subpopulations so as to improve both the Conservation Status of the Habitat and the Favourable Future Perspectives for the species. The actions that will be implemented include:
The project is implemented in collaboration with the Decentralized Administration of Crete, Forest Directorate of Chania, and the Management Body of Samaria-West Crete.
Duration: April 2020 - May 2022
MAICh, Mediterranean Plant Conservation Unit - Greece