Spaces With a Natural Vocation
Managing the Loire Estuary’s Natural Spaces
In a Port Authority area covering 2 722 hectares, Nantes − Saint Nazaire Port manages approximately 1 077 hectares of natural spaces located all along the Loire Estuary, including major sites such as the natural spaces at East Donges, Le Carnet, Bouguenais, Montoir de Bretagne, the site to the north of the multi-bulk terminal, and the Le Priory site. Some additional, scattered plots of land covering a smaller surface area are subject to simplified management arrangements.
- 1 077 ha of natural spaces under direct management, 56 % of which are part of the Natura 2000 network
- 1 600 ha placed under CPCA management
- 11 167 birds inventoried during the bird-ringing operation conducted by ACROLA at East Donges, from July to October 2020