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Title of the project

Chasseurs et zones humides: actions!FDC Nord Pas-de-Calais


The project’s main objective is to illustrate the complementarity between environmental management and hunting by:
– Maximizing the ecological potential of the marsh and adjoining parcels by suitable management for habitats, fauna and flora
– Putting hunting activity in a sustainable process; awareness of different audiences to biodiversity of the marsh.

Management activities with partnership between the areas’s owner and the hunters.
The hunters led the restoration and maintenance of the marsh: willows pruning, reed beds mowing and ponds restoration. This work can reopen the environment.
Finaly, the hunters try to write an efficient management plan and try to find some public grants for more important land settlement.


Country France
Level Local
Site Salix marsh
Municipalities involved Lécluse
Province(s) Nothern
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Starting date


Habitat Types



Species Caracteristics Huntable species

Conservation action(s)

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


Leading partners Fédération régionale des chasseurs du Nord Pas-de-Calais (http://www.fdc62.com/)
Other partners Association des jeunes chasseurs du Nord (http://www.ajc59.fr/), The owner: Denise Godefroy, Some students of LEGTA de Tilloy-les-Mofflaines (http://www.educagri.fr/index.php?id=1814&num=1078)


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