Gran Paradiso National Park visitors centre - "Water and Biodiversity"
The Visitors Centre Water and Biodiversity in Rovenaud is dedicated to scientific research and environmental education about the preservation of watery ecosystems and of otters.
The centre, in a well-preserved ecosystem, hosts a nice exhibition and proposes visit routes inside and outside, with videos and aquaria in order to be truly ‘immersed’ in a part of the Park where everything is connected with water.
This section of the Park hosts some otters in partial freedom. Once this species was free and present here, but today it almost disappeared because of persecutions and environmental transformations made by men.
Otters, being at the top of the food chain, is the symbol of the problems linked to the preservation of watery environments.
Thus, the visit to the centre outlines the importance of preservation and of the balance between men and environment.