Village of about 160 inhabitants located 800 meters above sea level in the heart of the Regional Natural Park Lakes region of Haut Jura. This set is classified site and Natura 2000 area.
There are five natural lakes: Lake Vernois, Lake Ilay, Narlay Lake, Lake and Lake Small Maclu Grand Maclu. This exceptional natural heritage maintained by the village elders remains the priority for the inhabitants of the municipality. It is recorded of European interest, with 5 animal species are lynx, Bacchante butterfly, dragonfly, Leucorrhine the white forehead, Alyte midwife toad, the agile lizard; 70 bird species of national or regional interest, including 6 species of birds identified as rare: Pie-Grièche Shrike, Peregrine Falcon, Red Kite, Black Kite, the Black Woodpecker and Kingfisher. Several plant species including orchids liparis loeselii. The town has a Natura 2000 management plan, two landscape management plans of the Hedgehog Valley and 7 lakes, a wetland management plan, a development plan, a charter Environmental of the Haut Jura Natural Park.