Isola Boscone

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Isola Boscone

  • Country: 
    Italy
  • Site number: 
    425
  • Area: 
    201 ha
  • Designation date: 
    11-04-1989
  • Coordinates: 
    45°02'N 11°14'E
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Overview

Isola Boscone. 11/04/89; Lombardia; 201 ha; 45°03'N 011°14'E. Natural Reserve. A fluvial island on the Po River, connected to the shore by an artificial isthmus. The area supports a diverse aquatic vegetation. The site supports an important heronry and large numbers of several species of nesting birds. Human activities include angling and conservation education, while the surrounding area is used intensively for agriculture, Populus forestry, and fishing. Ramsar site no. 425. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Lombardia

  • National legal designation: 
    • regional nature reserve
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-1998

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