Basse vallée de l'Aisne

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code BE34007C0)
  • Under Birds Directive and Habitats Directive
  • Since October 2002
  • Country: Belgium
  • Administrative region: Prov. Liège (BE33), Prov. Luxembourg (B) (BE34)
  • Surface area: 19 km2 (1900.82 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Continental biogeographical region
  • It protects 11 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 24 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (11)
Species group Number
Birds 3
Fishes 1
Mammals 7

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 0.4
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 0.4
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 9.2
4010 Northern Atlantic wet heaths with Erica tetralix 2
4030 European dry heaths 14
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 0.1
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0.001
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 3
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 0.3
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 0.7
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 3
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 12.2
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.001
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0.2
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0.2
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 185
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 65
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 98
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 22
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 4.7
9190 Old acidophilous oak woods with Quercus robur on sandy plains 10
91D0 Bog woodland 4.6
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 26

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Under Birds directive
  • Date classified as Special Protection Area (SPA)
Not available
 
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
October 2002
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
 
Date of Standard data form update June 2017

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Other resources

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