Development of the Forest of Bouskoura Merchich

Development of the Forest of Bouskoura Merchich

Located in the suburbs of Casablanca, the forest of Bouskoura Merchich is spread on a surface area of 2992 acres. One of the green lungs of the city of Casablanca, it is primarily made up of eucalyptus trees.

Liked by the residents of Casablanca, the forest of Bouskoura welcomes families, athletes, and nature lovers looking for a change of scenery and fresh air. The project aims to provide healty and welcoming environment for walkers and forest users while ensuring a sustainable management of the forest stands and its ecosystem. 

The development of the forest estate will be structured around 4 big areas:

The Little Canton: Sports & leisure

  • Four playgrounds
  • Pedestrian and bicycle track
  • Reception area 
  • Restaurant
  • Sanitary
  • Big pathway
  • Five access doors

The laboratory forest: Awareness of the ecosystem

  • playground
  • House of ecology and ecosystems / aviary
  • Two Reception areas
  • Sanitary

The forest of discovery: Understanding the fauna and the flora

  • Ten shelters
  • Sensorial path
  • Recreational clearing
  • Two Reception areas
  • Sanitary
  • Rest area
  • Playground

The big forest: The forest's biorhythm

  • Lookout tower
  • circuits and equipements
Additional components:
  • Development of the equestrian unit for the Royal Gendarmerie
  • Realization of three Brigades: A canine brigade and a bicycle brigade in favor of the Royal Gendarmerie and a brigade of squads in favor of the Auxiliary Forces.

Contracting Authority  : High Commissioner of Water and Forest and the fight against desertification (HCEFLCD)

Delegated Contracting Authority  Casablanca Aménagement SA

Ministry of interior (DGCT) :  30 Million DH

High Commissioner of Water and Forest and the fight against desertification (HCEFLCD) : 40 Million DH

Region of Casablanca - Settat :  30 Million DH

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