Discover the landscapes of Mogán
Gran Canaria has 32 protected natural areas that occupy a total area of 66,571 hectares, which represents 42.7% of the island. Mogán is the second largest municipality in the island and 38% of its territory is located within three Protected Natural Areas: the Inagua Integral Reserve (C1), to which it contributes 1,427 hectares; the Parque Rural del Nublo (C11), with 5,355.9 hectares. There is also the Tauro Natural Monument (C17) with 1,256.6 hectares, all of which lies within the boundaries of the municipality. There is a current proposal to include several more areas in the Natura 2000 Network (network of nature protection areas within the European Union ). There are four Sites of Community Importance (SCIs) being considered. One is a marine SCI which has the main aim of conserving the seagrass beds and marine plants. There are also presently two Special Protection Areas for birds (SPAs) within the municipality at Ojeda -Inagua –Pajonales and Tauro Mountain.