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Title of the project

Conservation management of the Saint Samson hunting and wildlife reserve in Calvados


This area consists of a set of wet meadows with a total area of 104 ha, located in the Dives valley. Managed by the Fédération des chasseurs du Calvados, the objective is to preserve reserve and hunting grounds, ensure food for ducks on the surface and monitor the migration.


Country France
Level Local
Site Saint Samson
Region Normandie

Starting date


Habitat Types


Protection status of the areas

Hunting reserve


Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Protected 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 Calvados