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Environment/Nature news & information for Segovia province

Vulture population takes a dive as starvation sets in
Environment Mon, Aug 17, 2009

Vulture population takes a dive as starvation sets in

Numbers of tawny vultures in the Hoces del Río Riaza National Park in the north eastern corner of Segovia have taken a 33% dive in the last five years as the birds literally starve to death thanks to European...

Environment Tue, Sep 2, 2008

Violent hailstorm devastates Segovia crops

It is estimated that around 822 hectares (2,031 acres) of vegetable crops were destroyed in a violent hailstorm on August 22nd that affected nine towns in Segovia. Almost half the province's total vegetable crop was...

Segovia blaze controlled, more than 1,000 hectares lost
Environment Fri, Aug 8, 2008

Segovia blaze controlled, more than 1,000 hectares lost

Around a hundred residents evacuated from Moral de Hornuez (Segovia) last Wednesday, were allowed to return to their homes yesterday. The blaze, which has destroyed more than a thousand hectares of mature pine woods,...

Heavy snow forces lorry diversions north of Madrid
Environment Tue, May 17, 2005

Heavy snow forces lorry diversions north of Madrid

Last night´s snowstorms forced police to close the Navacerrada mountain pass to heavy vehicles during several hours, and obliged car drivers to use snow chains. Meanwhile, the Navafría pass (Lozoya) remains closed...

Snow north of Madrid
Environment Sat, Nov 1, 2003

Snow north of Madrid

Many are spending their All Saints public holiday making the most of the first snowy conditions of the season. There was a heavy snowfall last night high in the Navacerrada mountains.

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