HAROPA - Port of Rouen works in collaboration with the Maison de l'Estuaire, manager of the Natural Reserve for the implementation of the Natural Reserve Management Plan and has signed a partnership agreement with the Maison de l'Estuaire including a financial contribution.
It develops ecological management plans and management actions on the sites it has restored or on those identified as outstanding.
The Port is also developing eco-grazing practices in various natural areas under its management, in particular in conjunction with breeders or associations. Extensive grazing is indeed a tool for the biological management of wetlands and makes it possible to ensure the maintenance of natural habitats while promoting biodiversity
- In 2018, 64% of the natural areas managed by HAROPA - Port of Rouen are ecologically managed.
Management of the Estuary Natural Reserve
55% of the natural areas managed by HAROPA-Port of Rouen, i.e. approximately 1,500 ha, are located in the Seine Estuary Natural Reserve. Haropa - Port of Rouen contributes to the management of this Reserve.
Eco-grazing is a way of managing natural areas developed by HAROPA - PORT OF ROUEN on its territory.