The Science Tour of the Pyrenees is coming

The Science Tour of the Pyrenees passing through Ariège makes a stopover in Castillon-en-Couserans! Supported by the Occitanie Region, the Adour Garonne Water Agency, the Massif Commissariat and the AXA Foundation and local partners, the association Les Petits Débrouillards implements the Science Tour of the Pyrenees. The summer tour of this Science Tour of the Pyrenees, a traveling educational device set up in partnership with C’est Pas Sorcier, passes through Ariège and will stop in Castillon-en-Couserans this Tuesday, August 9, Place des Ecoles, from 9:30 a.m. 17 hours.

On the program of this free day open to all: activities, challenges, experiences, debates, exhibitions around water, pastoralism, biodiversity, climate change…

Shared objective, to highlight the natural heritage and identity of the Pyrenees.

Vulnerable resources

Malicia Besnard, scientific mediator of the Science Tour, testifies: “The Science Tour of the Pyrenees is a great opportunity to discover and promote the formidable natural resources of the massif, but also their immense vulnerability. This summer we hope to raise awareness among thousands of residents and holidaymakers thanks to our fun and scientific activities. What’s more, it’s free and there’s something for everyone!”

And Arnaud Souberbielle, departmental manager of Les Petits Débrouillards adds: “The arrival of the Science Tour of the Pyrenees in our departments is an opportunity for us to highlight the riches of our natural and cultural heritage in a fun and scientific way. And, with our local partners in the municipalities of Mas-d’Azil, Castillon-en-Couserans, Soueix-Rogalle, to strengthen our cultural cooperation to bring science around Pyrenean themes where we do not expect them!”

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