The Directorate General for Environment, under the Ministry of Agriculture and Water, decommissioned from the via ferrata called 'Devil', located in the canyon Celery, in the Sierra del Oro, which belongs to the municipality of Cieza .
This action has been performed to risk it posed to reproduction of raptors in the area, including in the SPA (Special Protection Area for Birds) called 'Sierra del Molino, reservoir and the Quípar Cagitán Llanos'.
Environmental agents specialized interventions in difficult places, assigned to the Brigade of Flora and Fauna of this Body, worked for three days to remove 156 meters of cable and other components of this pathway, which have left in the tank seizures.
The work was performed in the presence of a device to prevent a possible fire by sparks generated when cutting.
A via ferrata is a vertical and horizontal itinerary equipped with various materials (nails, staples, dams, rails, chains, rope bridges and zip lines), allowing safely reach areas of difficult access for walkers or not used to climbing.
Environment suggests those interested in installing this type of channels for sports activities than previously directed the Service of Protected Areas and Defense of the Environment, where they will inform them of the places where not feasible these activities and those those that are compatible with conservation of the natural environment.