Natterjack toad ponds

- Port de Rouen

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As part of environmental measures related to the development of land behind the Quai de Petit-Couronne (QPC) located in the Rouen port area, HAROPA - Port of Rouen has developed several ponds to promote the reproduction of the Natterjack toad (an amphibian protected at national and European level). This pioneering species of sandy environments is regularly found on the backfilled soils of the port area.

The development of the ponds was accompanied by daytime hideaways and wintering sites required by the species.

Mares aménagées en arrière du Quai de Petit-Couronne

Ponds created behind the Quai de Petit-Couronne