The way forward for straw huts is threatened on the seashores of Hérault. A authorities decree, courting from 2019, requires them to be grouped collectively on a stretch of seaside on account of their set up on outstanding areas of the coast.. The target is to protect the biodiversity of those fragile areas. Within the division, 36 straw huts out of 79 are involved. In Carnon there’ll solely be four left. There have been twice as many, earlier than the Covid-19 epidemic.
36 straw huts out of 79 involved
On the Petit Travers seaside, between Carnon and La Grande-Motte, the huts ought to already be put in. Walkers are torn between aid and concern. Dimitri lives in Lunel, he usually goes to this seaside along with his household. “J‘ve at all times been bothered by occupying the shoreline on this manner. I’ve at all times discovered it a bit of intrusive and a bit of an excessive amount of. Now would be the time to place limits on invasion.“
Steve additionally agrees. E book in hand and hat on his head, the 30-something usually rests right here. In accordance with him, there is no such thing as a want for eating places on the seaside: there are already some elsewhere. “I discover it good. If you wish to have eating places or bars, there’s what you want close to Palavas or La Grande-Motte.“
Claude, alternatively, is anxious. For him, if there are fewer straw huts, there will likely be fewer jobs. “It made folks work. I believe we are able to maintain some, a bit of greater than they take away. There may be an excessive amount of extremism within the anti-paillote.“Just a few meters additional, Patricia walks together with her ft within the water together with her three pals. They meet each week on this seaside, they usually already miss the huts.”It is unhappy, it bothers us. it was an environment! We may have a bit of espresso, loosen up within the solar… it was pleasant, we appreciated that.“It won’t stop retirees from assembly each week on the Petit Travers seaside.
Discussions are nonetheless underway to determine on the way forward for these non-public seashores. The prefect Thierry Leleu went to the Hérault for 3 days, from Monday Might 9 to Wednesday Might 11, to debate with the elected officers of the coast and the professionals of the sector.. He affirms that the dialogue is at all times open with the French State.