The council of the Socialist Party in Funchal, within the scope of the ‘Pelo Funchal’ initiative, visited, this Saturday, the Ecological Park of Funchal, giving an account of all the reforestation work done by the Funchal municipality, after the 2016 fires, also highlighting the recovery and creation of walking and mountain biking routes.

The Ecological Park of Funchal has more than 280 thousand trees planted, a “fundamental” intervention in the rehabilitation of the various burnt areas and which comes to recover the entire area affected by the fires that occurred in the summer of 2016.

Paulo Bruno Ferreira, president of the council, highlighted the “excellent work” that has been done in the Ecological Park, in favour of the safety of the populations and sustainability.

One of the other interventions highlighted by Paulo Bruno Ferreira, who was accompanied by other members of the council and the respective Section of Monte, where the recovery and creation of walking and mountain biking routes, which emerged as part of a policy to boost the Ecological Park. Paulo Bruno Ferreira also recalled that these routes are a strong tourist attraction for all Madeirans and all those who visit us and who can now enjoy them safely.

The “Pelo Funchal” initiative started this week and will cover the ten parishes in the municipality, with the aim of meeting the needs of its residents and fostering a close relationship with citizens.