Loson Pond nature reserve
An old pond rapidly drying out located on a glacier terrace in the heart of a sunny and dry climate zone.
The lake is home to a rich zooplankton population, numerous invertebrates including different species of dragonflies and amphibians such as the common toad and the brown frog. In the reserve there are more than fifteen different plant associations and almost seventy species typical of wetlands and aquatic environments, some rare or unique to the Valle d’Aosta.
The nature reserve is one of the European ecological network Natura 2000 Special Area of Conservation (SAC).
How to get there
From Aosta, take the national road 26 towards Turin. In Chambave, follow the signs for Verrayes and Loson.