These gardens include the rehabilitated house of the former banker and mayor of the city, Manuel Girona i Vidal, to whom the next walk that bears his name is dedicated. These are gardens of the UPC in which biodiversity is recovered.
The working group that designed the Plan have participated in the World Nature Foundation
(promoter of Biodiversity Shelters), the Barcelona City Council (Direction of Green Spaces and Biodiversity), the Barcelona Science Museum
, and the Natural Management Association
(which usually advises on the conservation of the space). The goal The Plan aims to apply measures to conserve and improve the natural elements and the flora and fauna of the gardens. The actions will be carried out involving the different agents involved in the UPC and the general public, in order to: Align biodiversity conservation, management and improvement efforts at Campus Nord Promote citizen science, experimentation and dissemination activities Articulate innovative collaborations between the different actors. Some actions have already been taken, such as strengthening the bush cover of the space, the construction of an aromatic space or the naturalization of the rafts of the Torre de Girona Garden. The fish were removed to allow recovery of aquatic invertebrates and amphibians. Most Florida tortoises
have narrowed. Some species of ducks
have been introduced: gooseberry (Aythya ferina), plume morel (Aythya fuligula), cinnamon duck (Tadorna ferruginea), white duck (Tadrona tadorna), chibeck (Netta rufina), and geese have arrived spontaneously. common (Anser anser). It aims to go the extra mile, creating a butterfly garden, installing nesting boxes for birds and bats
, bird feeders
, promoting squirrel conservation, eliminating alien and invasive species, or designing passage routes,
among others. When the vegetation has three listed trees, a white pine (Pinus halepensis), a pine tree
(Pinus pinea) and a bottle tree
(Brachychiton populneus), and other very interesting ones such as a cypress tree (Tetraclinis articulata), a Noteworthy set of Louisiana oranges (Maclura pomifera), some mosses (Pistacia lentiscus) and holm oaks (Rhamnus alaternus) of arboreal tree, and other large trees.
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