natural reserve was born in 1972; it is situated in the north of the
Amalfi valley; the reserve takes an area of 455 hectares, among
the Scala's mounts, that is crossing by the "Canneto"
The reserve is
in a very special position, it is protect by the cold winter
wind; the average temperature, during the year is about 15
degreas, with an high tax of humidity.
caracteristics are very important to save end growing up some plants,
like the Woodwardia
radicans, pre-glacial giant fern. Besides this fern, there are
other plants like the Pteris cretica, the Pteris vittata,
the terminalis heath and the little carnivorous plant Pinguicola
geomorphology of this valley is special, we find in the valley a wood
with beechs, ilexes, pines and limes, while around of it there is a
typical mediterranean vegetation.
the reserve live many animals, like the salamander, the badgerm, the
fox and many birds, like the kestrel, the red woodpecker.