Both in the past and today, small extensions of third party properties have been attempted at the expense of the Foundation’s forest. The expansionist aspirations of various neighboring owners have recently been intensified by the frightening increase in the value of the land. Various lawsuits are pending between the Foundation and third parties challenging the boundaries.
The Aleppo pine (Pinetum halepensis) is the main type of vegetation with a subsoil consisting of spruce, sawdust, heather, arbutus, wild olives, locusts, asparagus, thyme, etc. The most serious danger to the forest is that of fires. The forestry species (Aleppo pine), the existence of dense subsoil shrubs and phrygana, the prolonged dry season, the usually strong south winds, the slightest negligence of walkers, onboarders and hunters, create favorable conditions for hunting.