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Title of the project

Farmland management for small game

Description

1- Offering seeds o volunteers farmers to create corridors that provide the wildlife with food and shelter.
2- Predator control (Fox, Beech marten, Carrion crow and Magpie).
3- Winter feeding (1 distributor /7 ha)
4- Providing with water in dry season and with insects (dung) for the chicks
5- Creation of a big hunting reserve in the center of the territory
6- Informing and encouraging the other hunting societies to do the same.

Location

Country Belgium
Level Local
Province(s) Hainaut
Region Wallonia

Starting date

2005

Habitat Types

Farmland, Scrub/Grassland

Protection status of the areas

No protection status

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Abundant species
Species Type Birds, Mammals (other than large carnivores)
Name(s) of main species Grey Partridge (Perdrix perdrix)European Hare (Lepus europaeus)

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 Mons Haut-Pays Hunting Interest Group