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Quercus - Associação Nacional de Conservação da Natureza

Identification number in the register: 737714210149-06
Registration date: 29/11/2012 15:06:02

The information on this entity was last modified on: 13/02/2015 15:33:38
The date of the last annual update was: 13/02/2015 15:33:38
Next update due latest on: 13/02/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Quercus - Associação Nacional de Conservação da Natureza


Organização Não Governamental de Ambiente

    Section of registration

III - Non-governmental organisations

Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

    Contact details

Centro Associativo do Calhau, Bairro do Calhau, Parque Florestal de Monsanto
P.O. box: -
Lisboa 1500-045

(+351) 217 788 474

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Nuno Sequeira

Presidente da Direção Nacional

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Madalena Martins

Secretariado da Direção Nacional

    Goals / remit

Quercus - ANCN ( was founded in 31st of October 1985 and it is a non profit, independent environmental non-governmental organization. Its general objectives are:

- Research, safeguard and raise knowledge for a better biophysical environment, advocating and promoting the conservation of natural and cultural values;
- Increase public participation, but also promote environmental education activities;
- Provide awareness and support to citizens about technical, scientific and juridical information about environmental issues.

Throughout the years, Quercus has been specialized its activities in several working areas, such as:

- Climate change and air quality;
- Energy efficiency and renewable energies;
- Transport and mobility issues;
- Nature conservation;
- Urban planning;
- Water quality and management;
- Waste management.

Quercus organizational structure is based on 20 local groups, geographically spread from North to South of Portugal (including Azores and Madeira islands) that allows a decentralized work approach and intervention. At the present time, Quercus has more than 13.200 registered members. Quercus owns almost 600 ha of properties near Tagus River that are prepared for eco-tourism and nature conservation activities. It also has 3 Environmental Educational Centres and manages 3 Wildlife Rehabilitation Centres.


    Specific activities covered by the Register

Quercus follows the implementation of the following EU policies:

- Water
- Waste
- Energy efficiency
- Climate change
- Renewable energy
- Transport
- Chemicals
- Air quality and noise

- Minuto Verde (Green Minute) - daily one minute TV show on the national wide public TV channel RTP and associated channels
- Minuto pela Terra (One Minute for the Earth) - weekly talk-show on the national wide radio station Antena 1
- Quercus Ambiente - newspaper distributed to associates
- Quercus TV - vídeo channel
- Quercus main website
- Other websites
- Blogs
- Facebook and Twitter pages







    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

25%: 2



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport

    Membership and affiliation



The organization participates in the United Nations Framework Conventions for Climate Change meetings and is also a member of Climate Action Network Europe (CAN Europe),Transport & Environment (T&E), European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and European Environmental Citizens for Standardization (ECOS) networks.

    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

< 9,999 €

1,244,460 €

516,960 €

366,960 €

Ademe Agency; Climate Action Network, European Commission, EEB, Energy Savings Trust, EIA, Foundation Yves Rocher, Forestry Bureau COA, Seven Stradisko, Stiching Bridlife Europe and T&E


150,000 €

727,500 €

700,000 €

27,500 €

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.