The new authorised reserves are in La Roche-en Ardenne (Méandre de l’Ourthe), Marche and Nassogne (Prés de la Wamme) and Hamoir (Thier aux Pourcets).
Wallonia currently has 3,124.51 ha. of authorised nature reserves in 168 locations, along with 9,819.21 ha. of domain nature reserves in 231 sites, and 805 ha. of forest reserves in 19 locations.
The region’s protected areas further include Natura 2000 zones totalling 221,000 ha (240 sites) – part of a network of special conservation areas across the European Union – and 1,376 ha (74 sites) of wetland zones of biological interest.