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Title of the project

Chasseurs et zones humides: actions! FDC Seine-Maritime

Description

Three main goals:
– to restore the area and maintain the open area by extensive grazing.
– to develop the area for public and school visits with education program on environment and sustainable development.
– to communicate about the role of the Municipality and the hunters for wetlands.

Some hydraulic and biodiversity studies have been conducted followed by the creation of a management plan.
Some construction works have been planned: Implementation of a winnowing for water supply; Cleaning and reconnection of existing water bodies; Plantation 600 m hedge. Installation of fencing and barriers; Introduction of animal herd: 2 cattle and 1 horse Camargue Scotland; Creation and maintenance of 1200 m nature trail; Construction of three observatories; Construction of a wood deck 200 m; Realization of a signage system.
Employement of a manager who, as a first task, would develop a ringing program for woodcock (Scolopax rusticola).

Location

Country France
Level Local
Site Tréport marsh
Specific site coordinates 50.026343, 1.485677
Municipalities involved Tréport
Province(s) Seine-Maritime
Region Haute-Normandie

Starting date

2006

Habitat Types

Wetland

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Migratory spacies
Species Type Birds
Name(s) of main species Woodcock (Scolopax rusticola)

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)

Partners

Leading partners Tréport Municipality (http://www.ville-le-treport.fr/mairie-1.html)
Other partners Fédération départementale des Chasseurs de Seine Maritime (http://www.fdc76.com/),
Conservatoire des sites de Haute Normandie (http://www.cren-haute-normandie.com/),
Bureau d’études A.R.E.A (http://www.areaetudes.net/), Association locale d’aide à l’insertion par le travail « les jardins de la Bresle » (http://lesjardinsdelabresle.fr/),
Education Nationale (http://www.education.gouv.fr/)

Estimation of the budget (total or annual)

For the hunting federation:
21,650 euros

Estimation of Human Resources needed

For the hunting federation:
A fixed term contract of 65 days and more than 40 days of technical staff

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