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Title of the project

Chasseurs et zones humides: actions!FDC Sarthe


The aim is the conservation of the ecological and biological caracteritics of the area as the meshed bocage, wet meadows, mégaphorbiaie, streams, ponds.

With the collaboration of other stakeholders, the hunters maintained the hedges and conducted some mowing, grazing and ponds cleaning activities.
After that, they decided to focuse more on communication between stakeholders and education by creating pedagogic trails and observatories.


Country France
Level Local
Site Site de l'abbaye
Municipalities involved Bruère sur Loire
Province(s) Sarthe
Region Pays de la Loire

Starting date


Habitat Types



Species Caracteristics Not applicable
Species Type Not applicable

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 de la Sarthe (http://www.fdc-sarthe.com/?lang=fr)
Other partners l’Association départementale des chasseurs de gibier d’eau (http://www.fdc-11.com/la-federation/associations-de-chasses-specialisees/association-departementale-des-chasseurs-de-gibier-deau-adcge.html),The Municipality of Bruère sur Loire (http://www.conseil-general.com/local/mairies-villes-communes/mairie-la-bruere-sur-loir-72500.htm), farmers, some workers from the quarry near the site, CPIE (Union Nationale des Centres Permanents d’Initiatives pour l’Environnement) (http://www.cpie.fr/)

Estimation of Human Resources needed

Two technicians for 10 days a 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