Vallon des Bans - Vallée du Fournel

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR9301505)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since April 2002
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (FR82)
  • Surface area: 88 km2 (8823.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 10 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 22 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 (10)
Species group Number
Flowering Plants 3
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 4
Mosses & Liverworts 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 57
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 6.7
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 514
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 22
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0.91
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 192
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 62
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 0.44
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 16
6520 Mountain hay meadows 117
7230 Alkaline fens 2.22
7240 Alpine pioneer formations of the Caricion bicoloris-atrofuscae 1.51
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 1028
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 391
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 67
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1008
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 739
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 124
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 14
9420 Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests 261
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 3.02
9580 Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods 41

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) Not under Birds directive
 
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
April 2002
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2003
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) November 2007
 
Date of Standard data form update November 2017

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Other resources

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