Herdade Corte Velada has contributed to the afforestation's development, rehabilitation and restoration of a vast abandoned and depleted area of the Algarve Mountains.

In the context of a Forest Master Plan (Plano de Gestão Florestal), the following projects have been carried out:

   -forest management and fire prevention measures;

   -plantation of 180 ha of medronheiro (45.000 plants) and cork trees (24.230 plants);

   -construction of 9 dams;

   -construction of a high-tech greenhouse and nursery (Research and Development Centre);

   -construction of 14 km nature trails;

   -active promotion of the biodiversity.