Institute for the Conservation of Nature and Forestry of Portugal

The Institute for the Conservation of Nature and Forests, I. P. is a public institute integrated in the indirect administration of the State, endowed with administrative, financial and private autonomy.

ICNF, IP's mission is to propose, monitor and ensure the implementation of nature conservation and forest policies, aiming at the conservation, sustainable use, valorization, enjoyment and public recognition of the natural heritage, promoting the sustainable development of Forestry and associated resources, fostering the competitiveness of forest ranks, ensuring structural prevention in the framework of concerted planning and action in the field of forest protection and hunting and aquaculture resources of inland waters and other areas directly associated with forestry and forestry activities .