Tag Archives: Gran Canaria Natural

High season for forest fires on Gran Canaria until end of September

The summer months of July to September are the time of the highest risk of forest fires on Gran Canaria and in The Canary Islands. There are special instructions for the use of recreational areas as well as various prohibitions, including burning waste materials on agricultural or forestry farms in…

Spar Natural to open store in Las Palmas

Spring always brings good news and Spar Natural have announced they will

Switch Off for Earth Hour on Gran Canaria

Cabildo de Gran Canaria is switching ‘off’ on Saturday at 20.30 to join ‘Earth Hour’

2017’s first prescribed summit forest fires

The forestry staff from the Cabildo de Gran Canaria have started the prescribed fires season

First Spar ‘Natural’ opens in Arguineguín

The supermarket chain SPAR opened its first store specialising in organic foods

Gran Canaria’s Award winning organic honey

‘La abeja del guanche’, a company run by the Valido brothers on Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria Blue Chaffinch threatened

The indigenous Gran Canaria Blue Chaffinch (Fringilla polatzeki – pinzón azul)

More than a ton of rubbish from Tiritaña

The Gran Canaria Cabildo Department of Health, Beaches and Roads and the municipal works 

1st captive-bred Gran Canaria Blue Chaffinch

At the start of September, the EU LIFE +PINZON project released the first captive-bred


The 5th edition of Gran Canaria Walking Festival 2016 has been made up of 6 trekking routes 

Illegal shootings of Gran Canaria hawks

Cabildo of Gran Canaria agents recently located the body of a common buzzard, 

Olivia the turtle’s Gran Canaria release

Olivia, who nearly died back in March, was found in cold shock on a wintery beach 

Annular Solar Eclipse September 1 2016

On Thursday September 1 there will be a annular solar eclipse, one of the most anticipated events of the year

Fire near Roque Nublo (Gran Canaria)

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria Environmental Service extinguished a fire

A coastal surveyor to asses Tauro beach

The Costas de Canarias (Coastal Authority) head office has commissioned an audit

Gran Canaria small game hunting season

Hunting on Gran Canaria, and other islands, is still a popular  traditional activity

Gran Canaria Orange Advisory 37º+ in shade

If you are on Gran Canaria right now you´ll already know it is as hot as Hades, and it’s about to