Nature Reserves of Rochefort Ocean

The Nature Reserve of Yves and of Moëze : protected areas of the Pôle Nature network

Dive into the Nature of Rochefort Océan

A territory where water merges with the earth, dozens of birds that fly over your head, a wild and preserved environment for lovers of nature.

At the heart of this mosaic of landscapes, between marshes and reed beds, wet meadows and dry dunes, you will be the hosts of a world that evolve with serenity.


Visit the Nature Reserve of Moëze-Oléron

Located on the western part of the Marsh of Brouage, on a polder, the Nature Reserve of Moëze and its wet meadows, ancient salt marshes and lagoons - offer varied reception conditions for water birds .

For breeding, wintering or just passing by, more than 300 species come to the nature reserve. Throughout the year, this reserve is a favorite pitstop for water birds, which travel thousands of kilometers each year, and find here, abundant food and a preserved shelter.


Visit the Nature Reserve of Yves's marsh

Managed by the League for the Protection of Birds, the Nature Reserve of Yves's marsh  is a combination of ecosystems - mudflats, dunes and lagoons, marshes and reed beds, wet meadows... It attracts a multitude of animal and plant species.

Geese, ducks, herons, small waders of the shores, gentians, butterflies, dragonflies succeed each other over the seasons.

Come and observe them!