Happy New Year everyone !

In this new year, Caroline Benoit, President, Olaf Holm, Director and the members of the Montagne de Reims Regional Natural Park Team wish you their best wishes! At the heart of our projects, innovative ideas emerge to make your experience in our territory even more special. With the Interreg project…

Meeting with Adeline Houssack, member of the “Des idées plein la terre” association

Can you introduce yourself in a few words? My name is Adeline, I grew up in Dizy and I now live in Reims. I am passionate about cycling, alternative travel and above all collective projects. Currently, I work for the Des idées plein la terre association in Reims and I am very active for the Collectif Bio et Géosourcés Grand…

Little Owl Inventory

Every 4 years, the Regional Natural Park monitors the populations of the Athena's Owl. This little owl is the size of a Blackbird but much stockier! It is very close to homes because it likes old barns and hollow trees for nesting. From mid-February until early…

Orchard Pruning & Grafting Workshop

Get your secateurs! The Apple Croqueurs de la Plaine Champenoise invite you to discover their tips and secrets around pruning and grafting fruit trees on Saturday March 16 at the Maison du Parc in Pourcy. No long speeches, let's get down to business! During this initiation, you will be able to…

Meeting with Mathieu Toubart, administrator of Palc et Furies

Every month, the Park invites you to meet the people who make up the Park! This month, we invite you to discover Mathieu Toubart, administrator of two Châlonnais cultural structures: Le Palc and Furies. Can you introduce yourself in a few words? I am Mathieu Toubart, I live in Pierry and am administrator of two…

Call for projects “Valorisation and Restoration of built heritage” 2024

The restoration of heritage is a vital issue. Very often, we understand the interest in preserving the largest monuments but we must not forget that heritage restoration also concerns more modest buildings. Because if no attention is paid to the subject, the risk is to soon have nothing left but landscapes...

Internship Offer: “Architecture of Champagne Houses” Inventory

The Montagne de Reims Regional Natural Park is looking for an intern to contribute to the inventory of architectural complexes linked to the viticulture of Champagne Houses on its territory. Context: As part of the “Culture – Heritage” mission, the Park wishes to deepen its knowledge of the wine-growing built heritage in the 65 municipalities…

Take part in the Creators Village in Chamery on April 7!

Sunday April 7, the Park invites you to the 2nd edition of this unique art market, highlighting local talents. From 10 a.m. to 18 p.m., the Chamery village hall will vibrate to the rhythm of creativity, bringing together artists and artisans from the Parc and the Marnais triangle (Reims, Epernay, Châlons-en-Champagne). Registrations for…

Call to the Territory’s Art Creators and Artisans!

If you are a creator, artist or craftsman residing in the territory of the Parc de la Montagne de Reims or the Triangle Marnais (Reims/Epernay/Châlons-en-Champagne), we have good news for you! The Park invites you to make your business shine by integrating the brand new edition of our “Directory of Creators and Artisans…

The Park offers a civic service!

The Montagne de Reims Regional Natural Park is looking for a passionate volunteer to actively participate in the implementation of the Territorial Food Project. What do we expect from you? Support collective catering towards quality local sectors all year round. Promote local initiatives and innovations. Your missions: Carry out a survey to…

Annual closure

We inform you that the Maison du Parc will be exceptionally closed from December 23 to January 2 inclusive. During this time, our elves (and our dedicated team!) will take a well-deserved rest to enjoy the joy of Christmas and the festivities of the New Year. But don't worry! Our website remains active…

Get moving during the holidays!

Ready to brave the trails to eliminate festive excesses? We know that the festivities can sometimes leave an indelible mark on the scales... But don't panic, we have the perfect remedy: the magic of hikes in the heart of our beautiful Natural Park! Leave the leftover logs behind…

A makeover for our local recipe book

Our local recipe book is back, and it has a very special flavor this time! Imagine immersing yourself in a world of local delights, concocted with love by our dear residents and friends of the Montagne de Reims Regional Natural Park. We collected these recipes through a collection of…

Meeting with Brigitte Lesimple, resident of Nanteuil-la-forêt!

Every month, the Park invites you to meet the people who make up the Park! This month, we invite you to discover Brigitte Lesimple, resident and elected official of Nanteuil-la-forêt. Can you introduce yourself in a few words? I am Brigitte Lesimple, retired for 10 years as a nurse at the Reims hospital.…

Life Biodiv'Est: a new call for projects!

The new call for projects to allow forest areas to evolve freely is open! Remember, in 2021, a first call for projects was launched by the Park to develop a framework of old wood on its territory. A private owner and 3 municipalities (Villers-Allerand, Val de Livre, Ay-Champagne) were thus engaged in…

The French's favorite GR 2023

Do you like the Montagne de Reims? Do you like walking our hiking trails? So, you may know, but the GR® de Pays de la Montagne de Reims is in the running for the new season of “My favorite GR” organized by the French Hiking Federation! This 52-hour hiking loop…

Restoration work on ponds in Rilly!

Great news ! The first part of the restoration work on the ponds in the town of Rilly-la-Montagne is finished!! Five ponds were restored during the month of October. Indeed, during this period, the soils are very dry and the amphibians are out of the water. This work, lasting 3 weeks, made it possible to…

Learn how to create and maintain a country hedge!

“At Sainte-Catherine, all wood takes root! » As part of the “Hedges and Orchards” Call for projects, come and learn on Saturday November 25 the right maintenance actions for a healthy hedge that promotes biodiversity! Discover the native species of hedges in our area thanks to the educational hedges planted…

La Maison du Parc is switching to winter hours!

Closed on weekends We will be happy to welcome you during these times: Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 13:30 p.m. to 17:30 p.m. Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 13:30 p.m. to 16:30 p.m. Closed on weekends

Meeting with Arnaud Reybois, baker and volunteer

Every month, the Park invites you to meet the people who make up the Park! This month, we invite you to discover Arnaud Reybois, baker and volunteer, notably in the association "Let's put heart in spinach" Can you introduce yourself in a few words? My name is Arnaud, I am 44 years old, two children…

The driven hunting dates website is online

As every year, in order to reconcile all activities in the forest, the dates of driven hunting are posted online on the site: http://dateschasse.parc-montagnedereims.fr/All dates published are transmitted voluntarily by the local hunting companies. This year again, in order to best meet your expectations, the site welcomes these functionalities…

Meeting with Gaëlle Allart, Visual Artist and Illustrator

Every month, the Park invites you to meet the people who make up the Park! This month, we invite you to discover Gaëlle Allart, Visual Artist and Illustrator. Can you introduce yourself in a few words? My name is Gaëlle Allart, I have lived in Saint Brice Courcelles since childhood. I am a Visual Artist and Illustrator…

The Apple Festival is coming back soon!

The Apple Festival returns on Sunday, October 8! We are happy to see you again for this unmissable event at the end of the year! On the menu for this edition rich in discoveries and flavors: A market for local producers A market for creators and artisans of art with the association Les Créateurs du Vignoble et d’Ailleurs…

New outdoor trail map of the Park!

Good news that we really wanted to share with you! After months of work, here is the new map which highlights the hiking, mountain biking and cycling trails of the Montagne de Reims! As for hiking, the routes shown on the map are those developed and marked by…

Let's go for the 4th edition of Art en Forêt!

Want an unusual walk in the forest? The Montagne de Reims Regional Natural Park invites artists every two years to create and install original works on the Mailly-Champagne discovery trail. For this 4th edition, two artists David Lachavanne and Ivan Polliart, offer hikers an original look at natural heritage and…

Meeting with André-Florian Clarenne, president of the 286m association

The 286m missions consist of bringing together different tourism stakeholders with the common objective of enhancing and promoting the Montagne de Reims through collective actions.

Meeting with Aline Antoine, director of SIABAVES

Every month, the Park invites you to meet the people who make up the Park! This month, we invite you to discover Aline Antoine, director of SIABAVES (Syndicat Intercommunal d'Aménagement des Bassins Aisne Vesle Suippe) Can you introduce yourself in a few words? My name is Aline ANTOINE. I am responsible for river missions and…

The Great Crossing of the Park: it’s in a month!

In a month, we'll meet again for our Grande Traversée! For its second edition on Sunday June 11, this festive and friendly event will bring life to the towns of Rilly-la-Montagne, Germaine, Mutigny and Aÿ-Champagne, along a 20 kilometer hike but also smaller loops, all accessible by train via the TER from La…

Meet Isabelle Robert, a committed resident of Germaine!

Every month, the Park invites you to meet the people who make up the Park! This month, we invite you to discover Isabelle Robert, a committed resident of Germaine! Introduce yourself in a few words! My name is Isabelle Robert, I have lived in Germaine since 1992, in the hamlet of Vauremont. I have three children. My parents…

The preliminary draft Charter is finalized!

After more than 3 years of consultation, exchanges and writing, the preliminary draft Charter is finally finalized! Its validation by the Union Committee will take place on April 11. This step will mark the start of the consultation and opinion phase with the Region, the Parks Federation, the CNPN, the Environmental Authority and…

Call for applications: Architecture and landscape residency 2023!

As part of the “For New Ruralities” program, which brings together the six natural parks of the Grand Est Region and whose ambition is to revitalize rural environments, a call for applications is launched for the creation of architectural and landscape. One of them will take place in VERZENAY on the Parc de…

Organize a sporting event without a trace!

The Montagne de Reims has been labeled a Regional Natural Park (PNR) since 1976. A PNR aims to protect and enhance natural, cultural and human heritage. It is an area with exceptional, but also fragile, landscapes and biodiversity. To preserve this living environment, good reflexes must be adopted, including in…

Meeting with Bruno Lobé, director of the Manège de Reims

Every month, the Park invites you to meet the people who make up the Park! This month, we invite you to discover Bruno Lobé, director of the Manège (Reims) Can you introduce yourself in a few words? I am Bruno Lobé, director of Le Manège, one of the 77 national stages established in mainland France and…

Free monthly hikes!

It's new and we are happy to announce it to you! This year, the Marne Departmental Hiking Committee is joining forces with the Park to offer monthly hikes! 8 volunteer guides will lead hikes allowing you to discover beautiful walks on the Montagne de Reims. These hikes will take place every last Sunday…

Call for projects “hedges and orchards” – 2023 Edition

As part of the restoration of the Green and Blue Network, the Park is relaunching its Call for projects for the creation and restoration of rural hedges and conservation orchards! The main objective is to recreate ecological continuities favoring biodiversity: hedges provide shelter and food for the birds of our…

Meeting with Aurélia Vidry, market gardener in Bouleuse

Every month, the Park invites you to meet the people who make up the Park! This month, we invite you to discover Aurélia Vidry, market gardener in Bouleuse. Can you introduce yourself in a few words? I am Aurélia Vidry, market gardener in Bouleuse since 2021. Initially, I had not planned this journey…

Meeting with Joël Duvivier, President of the Marne forestry communes

Every month, the Park invites you to meet the people who make up the Park! This month, we invite you to discover Joël Duvivier, President of the forest communities of Marne. Can you introduce yourself in a few words? Originally from Sparnac, I fell in love with the Champagne landscapes very early on, long before UNESCO…

Call for artistic projects!

Let's go for the 4th edition of the Artistic Trail in Mailly-Champagne! The Park, in partnership with La Fileuse, Reims artistic wasteland, is organizing the 4th edition of the Man-Nature artistic trail on the Mailly educational trail. The Park meets every two years with artists and makes Mailly-Champagne a site for exchanges and…

The Park is launching its “Positive Eating Home Challenge”!

Want to eat more sustainable and local? It’s easy with the “Positive Eating Homes Challenge”! The Montagne de Reims Regional Natural Park is coordinating with Bio Grand Est the first Positive Food Homes (FAAP) challenge in the Marne department as part of the Territorial Food Project…

End of clap for the Architecture and Landscape Residence in Trépail!

As part of the “For New Ruralities” program, supported by the Region and the 6 Regional Natural Parks of the Grand Est, the commune of Trépail and the Parc de la Montagne de Reims welcomed the Nou(e)s collective responsible for lead a new architecture and landscape residency, after that of Chamery in 2021. This approach,…

First results of the study on the yellow-bellied ringer!

Since 2021, the Park has launched a study to find out more about this little amphibian! How is he doing? What are its numbers? Here are some initial answers: ▪ The first phase of the study therefore began in 2021, within Natura 2000 sites in order to identify potentially favorable areas…

The Great Crossing: time to take stock!

There were nearly 2000 of you participating in our event “La Grande Traversée du Parc naturel régional de la Montagne de Reims” for its first edition, on May 22! A huge thank you to everyone for your encouragement, your presence, your positive feedback... As well as, of course, to ALL our partners and...

Inter-Park project “Our territories seen by the students”: finally the meeting!

After having presented to you the interParcs project with the Cumières and Fraize schools, we will present to you this time, the project of the Germaine school of the Parc de la Montagne de Reims and the Thiefosse school of the Parc des Ballons des Vosges. As a reminder, this inter-Park class twinning project consists of promoting…

Inter-Park project “Our territories seen by the students”: the adventure continues!

Last year, we presented to you one of the educational actions of the Grand Est Regional Natural Parks network: the inter-Park class twinning project which consists of encouraging the discovery of the territories of the Grand Est Parks by students from the region. We are continuing this project this year, this time with…

5,5 hectares of forests preserved for 30 years

That's it, the first edition of the call for projects "Old wood frame" launched by the Regional Natural Park has just closed! 4 project leaders are committed to this action favorable to forest biodiversity. These are the municipalities of Villers-Allerand, Ay-Champagne, Val de Livre, as well as a group…

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