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Etang de Meyrignac-l'Eglise
Etang de Meyrignac-l'Eglise
Caillebotis zone humide
Panneau

Let's walk along the path by the pond

Credit : CC VEM

In an exceptional setting, this riverside trail with topical panels offers a walk that is accessible to all.From the departure sign, cross the D26 to reach the edge of the pond. Follow the water’s edge to Panel N°1 which tells the story of this body of water. Walk along the fence of the Domaine des Monédières. Continue beneath the trees.When you reach a meadow, walk along the right-hand edge. At the exit, continue to the right on a path that borders a hectare of beautifulland. Cross another field, and then turn right onto a duckboard that crosses the precious wetland area at the tail end of the lake (Panel N°2).At the end of the duckboard, continue to the right. Ancient chestnut trees stand guard over the path (Panel N°3). Go along the edge of a field (Panel N°4) and continue beneath the trees.At the end of the trail, go around the private property on the right and find the edge of the lake again, then follow the fence until you reach the road. On the D26, follow the dyke to find the car park.

3.1 km
1 h 15 mn
max. 588 m
min. 578 m
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Altimetric profile

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Starting point

Lat : 45.3988617Lng : 1.8605555
11 h
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1

Histoire d'un village et de son étang

La construction de cet étang remonte au Moyen âge. On parle d’étang fondé sur titre, c’est à dire d’étang présent avant la révolution française avec une réglementation spécifique… (suite panneau N°1).

Meyrignac-l'eglise
Lat : 45.3993Lng : 1.86126
n/a m
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2

Précieuse zone humide

Une zone humide est un espace qui est engorgé où inondé, caractérisé par la présence d’espèces hydrophiles, qui aime l’eau… (suite panneau N°2).

Meyrignac-l'eglise
Lat : 45.4083Lng : 1.86751
n/a m
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3

Un arbre multifonction

En vieillissant, les châtaigniers offrent des micro-habitats comme par exemples des cavités, des écorces décollées, des fissures, ou encore des branches mortes dans le houppier (feuillages)… (suite panneau N°3).

Correze
Lat : 45.4058Lng : 1.86732
n/a m
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4

Une souris volante

Les chauves-souris sont des mammifères qui volent avec les mains, d’où leur nom scientifique Chiroptères, du grec chiro : main et ptera : aile … (suite panneau N°4).

Meyrignac-l'eglise
Lat : 45.3999Lng : 1.8646
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6 informations complémentaires

Departure

Parking on the left of the pond dyke, Meyrignac-l'Eglise

Arrival

Parking on the left of the pond dyke, Meyrignac-l'Eglise

Ambiance

The pond of Mérignac l'Eglise and its surroundings is waiting to share its secrets with you. Four panels on history, natural environments, fauna and flora add to the interest of this discovery trail. A wooden duckboard crosses the tail-end of the pond and reveals the animal and plant species that inhabit this precious wetland.To explore with your family.

Access

27 km from Egletons in the direction of Tulle via the D89. At Corrèze station follow the D26 towards Corrèze, stay on the D26 through Corrèze until you reach the pond at Meyrignac-l'Eglise.

Advised parking

Parking on the left of the pond dyke, Meyrignac-l'Eglise

Advice

Take care with children as you cross the D26 on arrival and departure.

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