Tag Archives: Parc du Peuple de l’herbe

Visits to the Parc du Peuple de l’Herbe

Several visits to the departmental Parc du Peuple de l’Herbe took place between May and June 2015. On 26 May 2015, a field visit for representatives of the CA2RS (Communauté d’Agglomération 2 Rives de Seine) was organised to see how work was progressing on the Maison des Insectes which will soon play host to the […]

The Parc du Peuple de l’Herbe: Before/After

The appearance of the park has changed dramatically since 2013. Initial landscaping work has taken shape and transformed the appearance of the park. Before and after photographs of the work give a first glimpse of the extent and scale of this landscaping project. Rue Reine Blanche car park Eastern side of La Galiotte lake Bottom […]

Ecological engineering work underway at the Parc du Peuple de l’Herbe

The lakes in the departmental park currently have very steep, wooded and homogeneous banks, which means that vegetation (patches of helophyte vegetation and wetland areas) cannot be planted in aquatic/terrestrial transition zones, which generally accommodate a wider variety of species. Furthermore, the few existing shoals are entirely dominated by an invasive species (water-primrose) which is […]

Field visits to the Parc du Peuple de l’Herbe with students

At the end of March, the departmental council organised field visits to the Parc du Peuple de l’Herbe for students. The visits were intended to give an insight into the concept of the park, its ambitions, characteristics and inclusion in the Life+ SeineCityPark project. The first field visit was organised on 19 March with Master’s […]