The Asociación Galega de Carpintería de Ribeira (AGALCARI) (Association Galega of Carpintería de Ribeira -AGALCARI) is carrying out different activities that are looking to strengthen, maintaining and defending the maritime heritage of the zone, highlighting the positive aspects of wood above other kinds of materials. The association provides craftsmen new possibilities of coordination and management of the profession, showing a big effort to adapt to the demands of the momento without rejecting the traditional strategies of construction.