Ekobideak Koop, Elk.Txikia is a Bizkaia cooperative dedicated to Geotourism and Environmental education. Over the last 5 years, they have carried out a series of initiatives in different regions of Bizkaia and Guipuzkoa,  in the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve and in the Uribe region being noteworthy and well recognized, especially within the Flysch Bizkaia.Thus, we observe an opportunity to value, both from an educational and geological point of view, linked to the culture of a quarry, the development of a series of itineraries to value different areas of it, through:• Development of itineraries on a regular basis.• Discovery of the operation of a quarry.• Learning about the extraction of different types of rocks.• Fossils and minerals that we can locate in a quarry environment.• Associated fauna and flora: how to see and give value to our land.Thanks to this project and with the final experiences to be recapitulated by the participants, we want to value the area through educational and tourist use, with the development of various itineraries in the quarry.

Section on the Ekobideak website / Sección en la web de Ekobideak

Section of the Ekobideak website in which we talk about our candidacy for the QUARRY LIFE AWARDS. / Apartado de la web de Ekobideak en el que hablamos sobre nuestra candidatura en los premios QUARRY LIFE AWARDS.

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Files of the Places of Interest of the quarry/Fichas los Lugares de Interés de la cantera

Files used in the evaluation of the points of interest of the quarry/Fichas utilizadas en la evaluación de los puntos de interés de la cantera

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Field Check / Comprobacion de Campo

Field checks using the Ekobideak methodology for locating resources and their evaluation. Comprobaciones de campo mediante la metodología de Ekobideak para localizacion de recursos y valoración de los mismos.

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Analyzing the resources of the zone (initial)/ Analizando los recursos de la zona (inicial)

Creation of Location maps, delimitation of the quarry and main resources of the area. Desarrollo de Mapas de localizacion, delimitación de la cantera y recursos principales de la zona.

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