El Salado

Main ecosystem type: 

Semiarid halophytic and gypsophilic grasslands

Main land use: 

Rangeland (most of the area) and agriculture (intensive)

Main degradation driver: 

Land clearing for agriculture and overgrazing

Restoration actions applied: 

No restoration action has yet been implemented in the area


PRONATURA, PROFAUNA, The Nature Conservancy, SEMARNAT, UANL, José María Dávila (private land owner), Rafael Ibarra (Juez ejidal de la Hediondilla), Abel López (Comisariado ejidal de La Carbonera)

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