Henrique Nepomuceno Alves

Henrique Nepomuceno Alves

Biologist, Parque Biológico de Gaia, CMG

Henrique Nepomuceno Alves has a postgraduate degree in “Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation”, and graduated in Biology - Scientific Branch, from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto in 1994. 

He has been working in Biological Park of Vila Nova de Gaia since March 1997 and is currently director of the zoo Biological Park and technical manager of the local Douro Estuary Nature Reserve. 

He is currently coordinating the municipal team of Life Stop Cortaderia, an invasive alien species with great impact on natural habitats. 

He is the author and co-author of several scientific works in the areas of nature conservation, environmental education, biodiversity, Portuguese flora and coastal issues. 

His hobby is astronomy and nature photography.


Parque Biológico de Gaia

R. Cunha, 4430-812 Avintes, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal


Câmara Municipal de Gaia

Rua Álvares Cabral 4400-017 Vila Nova de Gaia