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Title of the project

Chasseurs et zones humides: actions! FDC Maine-et-Loire

Description

Preservation of the flood meadows by collaborating with farmers for the continuity of hay cutting. They also proposed environmental leases to the farmers in order to follow agro-environmental measures that need to be applied.
Finally, they conducted some communication and education activities by setting up pedagogic pannels and organizing guided tours.

Location

Country France
Level Local
Site Saint-Aubin island
Municipalities involved Angers
Province(s) Maine-et-Loire
Region Pays de la Loire

Starting date

1987

Habitat Types

Wetland

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000

Species

Species Caracteristics Migratory species
Species Type Birds

Conservation action(s)

Management of habitats and wildlife (e.g. conservation and restoration activities), Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data)

Partners

Leading partners Fédération départementale des chasseurs du Maine-et-Loire (http://www.frc-paysdelaloire.com/)

Estimation of the budget (total or annual)

110,000 euros for the purchase of areas in the island

Publication(s)

Fédération Nationale des Chasseurs, Chasseurs et zones humides: actions!, 2009,
http://www.chasseurdefrance.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Chasseurs_et_zones_humides__action.pdf

Weblinks

http://www.chasseurdefrance.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Chasseurs_et_zones_humides__action.pdf