Characterisation and restoration of river basin headwaters

Description of the action

This action is broken down into several sections:

1- Launch of the call for expression of interest from inhabitants, residents and farmers

Three pilot river basin headwaters (average unit surface area of 1.5 km²) will be selected in the part of the Vilaine river basin located  in Pays de la Loire Region.

2- Study of the pilot river basin headwaters selected and works

It may involve work to return watercourses to their natural state, to plant hedgerows etc. An official tool kit will be devised.

3- Evaluation and promotion  of the approach

The results will be widely disseminated.

Main results expected

Creation of a river basin headwater tool kit.

Definition of three action programmes on three river basin headwaters and works