Los Carrascos Landscape and Environmental Interpretation Centre has over 200 botanical species and is the forest area with the highest concentration of native plants of the Valencian Community. It is also a flora conservation centre that rescues endangered, native species
There is an educational and instructive tour with different zones in this 11.000 m2 ecosystem.
A zone that exhibits species that we can only find in some specific locations of the Valencian Community, such as the Zamarilla de Yesar (a type of germander) native to the Carbonera area, or the Silene Hifacensis plant (a type of campion), also native to our town
CULINARY, AROMATIC AND MEDICINAL PLANTS
An area that displays a large number of plants that are representative of our town for their use and customs.
An area that displays the most representative species of Mediterranean shrubs
With a small pond, this area represents aquatic and wetland vegetation. It is also a reservoir for amphibians of our area such as frogs and toads.
THE EVOLUTION OF FOREST SPECIES
This area displays forest species that, through genetic selection, have transformed today´s traditional crops. Wild olive trees and its variety of olives, wild grape vines and all the grape varieties we know, etc…
Various local groups use this facility for workshops, school visits, etc… Activities with different vegetation growth techniques (grafts, seeds, bulbs, stakes, etc…). All these species are then used for local gardening.
A tool for instructional purposes on environmental agriculture. With various theoretical and practical courses in environmental agriculture.
That displays species that have been used by women for medicinal purposes since the old days.
A space created along with the forest investigation and experimental centre (CIEF) of the Valencian Government, it has become the largest recovery centre for the Silene Hifacensis campion plant, an endangered native species threatened with extinction.
This centre has the largest number of reproductive species in Spain, receiving the Blue Centre award in 2018, a symbol of its quality and excellence. A facility evolving constantly that plans to create a new space where we can see the phases and evolution of forests.