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Title of the project

Chasseurs et zones humides: actions!FDC Tarn


Management of the site

There is a collaboration with Réseau SAGNE which has proposed a management plan to the hunting federation.
A site follow-up and a management assesment is made every year. There is a regular mowing of the meadow with farmers collaboration. Management of the poplar plantation in order to let some native species growing. Some management would be done in the wet meadow in order to reuse the site as a flood storage area.
The hunting federation also educate and communicate about the interest and the management of wetlands. There also inform hunters about the negative impact of lead in ammunitions.


Country France
Level Local
Site Bois humide d'En Bastide
Municipalities involved Puylaurens
Province(s) Tarn
Region Midi-Pyrénées

Starting date


Habitat Types



Species Caracteristics Migratory species
Species Type Birds

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 Tarn (http://www.chasse-nature-midipyrenees.fr/tarn/)
Other partners Regional program Réseau SAGNE (http://www.rhizobiome.coop/reseau-sagne-tarn/presentation-du-reseau/)Fondation pour la protection des habitats de la faune sauvage (http://www.fondationdeschasseurs.com/fphfs/)


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