The Natural Environment area carries out activities and projects related to the management and protection of the natural environment and the rural environment. Collaborates developing cartographic projects, Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing. Provides technical support to Forest Defense Groups (ADF), ADF Federations, municipalities and county councils in planning and executing forestry and fire prevention actions. It promotes assistance and support tasks in matters of civil protection. It encourages research actions and collaborates with universities by establishing business internship agreements.