Final conference LIFE ALBUFERA Project on constructed wetlands 29-30 June, Valencia, Spain


On 29 and 30 June 2016, the LIFE+ Project “Integrated management of three constructed wetlands” is celebrating its final conference in the Botanical Gardens of Valencia (Spain). For three years the Polytechnic University of Valencia, together with Fundación Global Nature, SEO/Birdlife and Acció Ecologista – Agro have been working on the improvement of the water quality of the lake of Albufera (Valencia, Spain) and the diversity of habitats and species in line with the three EU Directives on Water, Birds and Habitat. The final research results will be presented during the event.


In addition, numerous renown international experts will gather to discuss the use of constructed wetlands in different areas in Europe, among them Tobias Salathé, Senior Adviser of the Ramsar Convention for Europe; Marion Hammerl, President of the Living Lakes Network; Gillian Gilbert, Scientist at the Broads National Park in the UK or Jan Vyzamal from the Czech University of Life Sciences.



Venue: Botanical gardens of the university of Valencia

Participation is free, but participants need to register by email:

Tel.: +34 608 908 573


More information

LIFE-ALBUFERA-POSTER-FINALVisit the project website:

Read the poster

Read The Project details on LIFE portal :

LIFE ALBUFERA – Integrated management of three artificial wetlands in compliance with the Water Framework, Bird and Nitrates Directives (LIFE12 ENV/ES/000685)


Read a detailed article on the project on MedWet website.



Mr Antonio Guillem  Project coordinator

Dorothee Fisher Event coordinator