The permanent headquarters of the University of Murcia (UMU) in Totana held last Friday the conference entitled "Flora and forests of Sierra Espuña, Challenges to climate change", which took place in the auditorium of the IES "Juan de la Cierva "of this town.
This activity is the first that takes place after approving the extension of the agreement between the City of Totana and the UMU, which formalizes the permanent headquarters of University Extension in Totana, which will be staged shortly.
This was launched in 2017 and since then they have organized a concert and an opening ceremony, as well as a conference and an exhibition on the 100 years of the University of Murcia.
On the occasion of the International Day of Forests, which was held on March 21, the permanent headquarters of Totana resumed its activity, and within the framework of one of its objectives, which is the dissemination on topics of general interest, has organized such activity informative
The conference was open to the public in general, and it was attended by municipal officials, as well as lovers of the mountains, hikers, cyclists and mountain enthusiasts in general.
The activity was carried out by two university professors, Miguel Ãngel Esteve, professor of Ecology at the University of Murcia and Félix Carrillo, doctor in Biology from the University of Murcia and associate professor at the University of Alicante.
This year, the United Nations proposes on the International Day of Forests to emphasize education as an indispensable means to learn to love the forest, and points to its importance to achieve sustainable management of forest areas and advance in the conservation of biodiversity.