Valensole

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR9302007)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since February 2006
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (FR82)
  • Surface area: 447 km2 (44712.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 22 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 (22)
Species group Number
Ferns 1
Fishes 2
Invertebrates 9
Mammals 10

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 33
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 36
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 14
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 0.1
3280 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Paspalo-Agrostidion species and hanging curtains of Salix and Populus alba 42
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 43
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 9
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 0.1
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 280
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0.1
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 17
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 2
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 38
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 113.5
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 1.6
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 1
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 3
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 32
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 2
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 469
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 10006

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)
February 2006
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
July 2006
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) July 2015
 
Date of Standard data form update November 2017

Interactive map

Other resources

Natura 2000 map viewer Interactive map designed for showing and querying Natura 2000 sites. Other information such as Nationally designated areas and LIFE projects are also available.
Protected planet map viewer Interactive map showing the World Database on Protected Areas
European protected sites map viewer Simple interactive map showing Natura 2000 sites and Nationally designated areas
Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Phone: +45 3336 7100