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Title of the project

Agroenvironmental measures in the Somme

Description

Since 1993, the Fédération des Chasseurs de la Somme has been offering farmers the opportunity to set up diverse crops attractive for game species and beneficial for biodiversity every year.

The Federation’s objective is to encourage farmers to manage their land and make it more diverse with hedges, strips, groves or bushes that are suitable for nesting and providing coverage against predators.

Results

At the beginning of 2017, 200 participants - farmers and hunters created nearly 400 hectares of the in various crops supporting wildlife and biodiversity in the broadest sense.

Location

Country France
Level Local

Starting date

1993

Habitat Types

Farmland

Species

Partners

Leading partners Fédération départementale des chasseurs de la Somme