Réensablement plages de Pyla sur mer

Reacquainted in the Pyla

The ship “Côte de Bretagne” returned to the Arcachon basin at the request of the S.I.B.A to reenact the beaches of Pyla-sur-Mer. Its method of work is spectacular as the ship extracts the sand on the eastern side of the Bernet Bank and then projects…

Erosion plage de La Teste

Erosion on the beaches of La Teste December 2019

Due to the storms of December with a swell of several meters and the great tides the oceanic coast of La Teste-de-Buch has suffered quite a lot. Erosion has brought out real sand cliffs! Alerted by the National Forestry Board (NFB), the mayor of La…

Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros born at La Teste zoo

On 6 December 2019, the female black rhinoceros Nabila gave birth to a baby after 15 months of gestation. This is the first black rhino born in a zoo in France. Excellent news for this species which is classified as critically endangered. This birth occurs…

Ile aux oiseaux

Rabbits eat plantations on bird island

The Bird Island Tenant Dealers Association meeting was held on December 11, 2019. The ACLOU had a large replanting project on the island. These plantations of tamarisk holm oaks and pines were a failure, it must be said that the conditions were unfavourable. Too much…

Lac de Cazaux vu du ciel

The lake of Cazaux very high!

A lock had to be opened Thursday, December 12, 2019 in the evening to avoid the overflow of Lake Cazaux. During the low tide, the water poured into the Arcachon basin.They opened a lock at the Canal des Landes in order to avoid the overflow…