History of the Natural Reserve

before 1980 : The lake of Remoray is privately owned

april 1980 : Creation of the Natural Reserve by a decree

1980 : Purchase of the lake by the commune

1984 : Creation of the "Association des Amis du Site Naturel du Lac de Remoray"

1985 : Agreement given to the association by the government to manage the Natural Reserve

1986 : Inauguration of the "Maison de la Reserve" in an unused factory belonging to the commune

1996 : First management plan for the Natural Reserve (1996-2000)

1997 : Creation of meanders in the Vurpillières creek (drained in 1967)

1999 : Start of the ecological mowing in the marsh

1999 : Start of the pasture by Konik Polski horses in the moors

1999-2000 : Creation of meanders in the creek "la Drésine"

2001 : Creation of meanders in the creek coming from Remoray

2002 : Opening and inauguration of the new "Maison de la Réserve"

2003 : Second management plan for the Natural Reserve (2003-2007)

Autumn 2005 : First phase of restoration of the Crossat peat bog

2006 : The Maison de la Réserve is 20 years old

September 2007 : Second phase of restoration of the Crossat peat bog

2008 : Third management plan for the Natural Reserve (2009-2013)