The cliffs of Black Cows, in Calvados, between Villers-sur-Mer and Houlgate, shelter one of the most important paleontological treasures of our country.
Every day, the shore is surveyed by amateurs, enthusiasts, who against all odds go in search of fossils.
A quest certainly individual, but at the service of the greatest number, because many scientific publications are based on these discoveries of amateurs.
However, in a few weeks, these enthusiasts could be fined 750 euros.
Indeed, the collection of fossils should soon be prohibited on the site, which is part of the future National Nature Reserve of the cliffs of Calvados.
This must cover 37 kilometers of coastline and comes directly from the 2018-2024 biodiversity plan.
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