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State Forest of Agre or Montech's Forest

in Montech
  • Tarn and Garonne, the Agre forest, the aptly named, stretches form of water drop on 1474 hectares between Montech and Montauban, Montauban in the heart of the country.

  • The situation of the forest, near Montauban and Toulouse, allows rides to practice the accrobrache and this in respect of forest ecosystems. Former possession of the abbey of Moissac and the Counts of Toulouse, this forest area once extended from the River Hers (near Granada) to the gates of Castelsarrasin. The forest area is incorporated into the Crown in 1361, during the reign of John the Good. In 1661, Colbert order to reform the forests of the Great Masters of Toulouse (boundary areas,...
    The situation of the forest, near Montauban and Toulouse, allows rides to practice the accrobrache and this in respect of forest ecosystems. Former possession of the abbey of Moissac and the Counts of Toulouse, this forest area once extended from the River Hers (near Granada) to the gates of Castelsarrasin. The forest area is incorporated into the Crown in 1361, during the reign of John the Good. In 1661, Colbert order to reform the forests of the Great Masters of Toulouse (boundary areas, regulation of rights). The Agre forest then knows about its current boundaries. In the French Revolution, it is incorporated in the State field, forest and becomes the creation of the Water and Forestry in 1820. The entire forest is reported as SSSI (Natural Area of ​​Ecological Interest, Faunistique, Floristic) Flora - Forest stands Agre is a lowland forest occupied mainly by the oak-hornbeam.Currently, the distribution of species in% of the total area is about: - Hardwood: 82%: sessile oak, pédondulé, red oak, hornbeam, rowan ... - Softwood: 18%: Corsican pine, Scots pine, maritime pine, fir ... Wildlife The Agre forest is home to many animal species: deer, wild boar, hare, rabbit, and other small predators (genet, fox, weasel, polecat ...). Birdlife is rich enough we note the presence of many protected species such as the black kite, the, the short-toed Jean-le-Blanc, the nightjar, Dartford warbler ¨ ¨ booted eagle ...
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