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Title of the project

Apifaune 46: Development of agricultural practices good for little wild fauna and pollinators

Description

To improve farmers awareness about little wild fauna and pollinators by proposing bee-faunistic arrangement adapted to their production system (honey plants fallows). To test on practices and techniques (interculture shelter, alfalfa differentiated management). To create a semi natural habitats network for little wild fauna and pollinators.

Location

Country France
Level Regional
Municipalities involved Figeac, Gourdon, Castelnau-Montratier
Province(s) Lot
Region Midi-Pyrrénées

Starting date

2015

Habitat Types

Farmland

Protection status of the areas

No protection status

Species

Species Caracteristics Abundant species
Species Type Mammals, Others: Insects

Conservation action(s)

Management of habitats and wildlife (e.g. conservation and restoration activities), Communication and education (for different target audiences e.g. hunters, the wider public), Enforcement (e.g. improved implementation of hunting legislation, codes of conduct)

Partners

Leading partners Fédération Départementale des Chasseurs de Lot et Garonne (http://www.chasseurs47.com/)
Fédérations des chasseurs de Midi-Pyrénées (http://www.chasse-nature-midipyrenees.fr/)
Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage (http://www.oncfs.gouv.fr/)
Chambre d'Agriculture du Lot (http://www.lot.chambagri.fr/)
La Ruche du Quercy (http://www.larucheduquercy.fr/content/ruche-du-quercy/general/frontpage)

Publication(s)

http://www.chasse-nature-midipyrenees.fr/agriculture-et-territoire/documents/2015-04-Agrifaune-Lot-communiq.pdf

http://www.lot.chambagri.fr/fileadmin/documents_ca46/internet/Actualites/journees_techniques/ApiFaune/ApiFaune_2015_web.pdf

Weblinks

http://www.chasse-nature-midipyrenees.fr/agriculture-et-territoire/actualites/a6869/apifaune-46
http://www.ladepeche.fr/article/2015/04/26/2094082-la-biodiversite-enjeu-majeur-des-chasseurs.html