Walkabout to discover the different assets of a natural and cultural forest

Walkabout to discover the different assets of a natural and cultural forest
  • Meeting point : Ermitage de Franchard
  • 2.30 – 4:3 PM
  • By Jean-Claude Polton, Secrétaire général des Amis de la Forêt de Fontainebleau
  • English translation : Réserve de Biosphère de Fontainebleau et du Gâtinais (programme MAB)

Context/ Background : / This territory with various natural characteristics has been perceived and used in diverse ways since the twelfth century (prayer, hunting, forestry, mineral extraction, arts and letters, tourism ...). These various practices became antagonistic before local public authorities found innovative solutions to protect biodiversity and made the grounds visitors-friendly.

The visit : This visit: The visit will allow participants from several points of interest, to discover these different activities, their trace, their current impact on the forest landscape and the natural heritage.