Guarantee the long term continuance of Izki

It is located in the Mountains of Alava, on the municipal borders of Arraia-Maeztu, Kanpezu and Bernedo and occupies a surface of over 9,000 ha.

A place for Everyone. Izki, located in the southeast of Álava, was declared a Natural Park in 1998. Its 9,143 hectares are home to a large diversity of landscapes and it is the third largest park in the Basque Autonomous Community.
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The people of Izki. The mountains of Alava have a great variety of villages of remarkable significance and uniqueness which have maintained their old and traditional flavour. Its inhabitants, traditionally dedicated to ranching, have maintained an environment of great ecological wealth, open to all. 
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LIFE+ PRO-Izki. The start-up of this project will mean the improvement of the Pyrenean oak of Izki, the heart of the space, and the azonal habitats immersed in it, by means of actions aimed at developing greater structural complexity and spatial heterogeneity in the ecosystem and favour the place’s internal connectivity
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Principal Actions

alt Middle Spotted Woodpecker Characterization of the Middle Spotted Woodpecker populations.

alt Improve the energy and structure of the Pyrenean oak Wood and stop the colonization by the surrounding Beech wood

Concienciación social y trabajo en red Puesta en valor de la riqueza natual de Izki. Participación en distintos grupos de trabajo.

Enclave higroturboso Waterlogged sites Rating action of livestock farming to the ecological balance of these habitats. Reintroduction of typical species of flora.

Bechstein bat Placement of nest boxes and creación de nuevas láminas de agua como bebederos y zonas de caza.

Agile frog Creation of six new wáter points for the to increase the availability of habitat and reduced the fragmentation.