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Title of the project

Chasseurs et zones humides: actions!FDC Morbihan


The aims are to ensure maximum biodiversity, the best preservation of heritage species, and an environmental awareness raising.

For that, they use traditional techniques as the grazing (New Forest ponies,Holstein and Nantes cattle breeds) and the late mowing. These interventions are evaluated annually through scientific monitoring (botanical and wildlife monitoring: birds, amphibians, mammals)


Country France
Level Local
Site Loch pond
Municipalities involved Guidel
Province(s) Morbihan
Region Bretagne

Starting date


Habitat Types


Protection status of the areas

Regional protected area


Species Type Birds, Mammals, Others: Amphibian
Name(s) of main species New forest poney (Equus caballus), Holstein Friesian cattle (Bos taurus), …

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)


Leading partners Fédération départementale des chasseurs du Morbihan (http://www.chasserenbretagne.fr/fdc56/)
Other partners Faculties from Rennes (https://www.univ-rennes1.fr/) and Angers (http://www.univ-angers.fr/en/index.html), Bretagne Vivante SEPNB (http://www.bretagne-vivante.org/),Claudine Fortune (botanist)Fondation pour la protection des habitats de la faune sauvage (http://www.fondationdeschasseurs.com/fphfs/)

Estimation of the budget (total or annual)

70,000 euros /year


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