A 21 hectare reforestation plot was clear-cut in the forest between 2016 and 2020 before we took ownership. The harvesting was poorly carried out and the already poor-quality land was damaged. The area had previously been reforested with Douglas fir, but the damaged forest sites were unable to maintain a satisfactory production target with this species.
We resumed these plantations in 2021 by carrying out "reforestation" work, so that the land can maintain wood production objectives. This involves grinding paths within the Douglas fir
plantation and replacing them with maritime pines
. Birch, oak
and chestnut trees
will be maintained within the plot to diversify the stand of trees.
Finally, thanks to accompanying species, the stand of trees will be more diversified and will enable the development of local biodiversity. The young plantation will thus be more resilient and better able to defend itself against possible diseases or insect attacks and against climate change.