nature & the ski area
In 2014, SAP launched its "Environmental Research Institute" to gain a better knowledge of the biodiversity in the ski area. Its studies have helped to limit its impact on the natural world while following measures put into effect to that end.
In practical terms, in the summer flora and fauna specialists covered the ground to record the locations of protected species and to establish a database. They made 2500 sightings of 19 different species of protected flowers and 6300 sightings of fauna in 7 years.
What is being studied?
The flora and fauna, wetlands, watercourses, landscapes and the impact of development.
Some examples of the steps taken:
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