Heronry of Celpenchio

The heronry of Celpenchio is located between the municipalities of Cozzo, Rosasco and Castelnovetto, on an area of 140 hectares. It extends into a marshy depression of marshes, ponds, networks of canals and woods, and is home to the largest colony of Lomellina purple herons. The skunk is present in a stable way among the mammals.
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Verminesca Heronry
Verminesca Heronry
The Verminesca heronry extends over the territories of Cozzo, Sant'Angelo and Castelnovetto, and occupies an area of 173 hectares. It is a swampy strip along the Guida canal, where humid black alder woods alternate with expanses of marshy vegetation. The little bittern, a small solitary heron specialized in mimicry, nests among the marsh vegetation.
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Lombard Park of the Ticino Valley
Lombard Park of the Ticino Valley
The Lombard Park of the Ticino Valley is the largest river park in Europe and has been recognized by Unesco as a Biosphere Reserve since 2002: the Municipality of Cassolnovo is one of the gateway to Lomellina. The main paths in the woods are located on the island "Mandelli" or starting from the hamlet of Villarea le along the "Ring of the witches" section.