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Title of the project

Arnika project

Description

to improve the floristic biodiversity at the project site

Plantation of 20 apple trees of a rare species (Sorbus domestica); annual pruning and protection from grazing livestock.
Pruning and mowing of selected forest areas to improve the food supply for ungulates, promote the emergence of shrubs and increase the potential for hunting.
Annual mowing of disused mountain meadow to protect against forest encroachment and forest succession.

Hunters organised and conducted all actions

Location

Country Switzerland
Level Local
Site Bad Ragaz
Region St. Gallen

Habitat Types

Forest/Woodland, Scrub/Grassland 

Protection status of the areas

No protection status

Species

Species Caracteristics Threatened species
Species Type Others: Plant
Name(s) of main species Sorbus domestica

Conservation action(s)

Management of habitats and wildlife (e.g. conservation and restoration activities)

Partners

Leading partners Hunting party Pardiel (Bad Ragaz, SG)

Publication(s)

http://www.jagdschweiz.ch/projet/prix-conservation-cynegetique/hegepreis-2014-fr-fr/

Weblinks

http://www.jagdschweiz.ch/projet/prix-conservation-cynegetique/hegepreis-2014-fr-fr/