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Title of the project

Gestion conservatoire de létang de Marvy dans la Nièvre

Description

To preserve an outstanding wetland reserve and open it to the public :

– arrange works to host birds,
– improve scientific knowledge,
– value natural heritage by educational activities.

Location

Country France
Level Local
Site Etang de Marvy
Specific site coordinates 47.516376, 2.903865
Municipalities involved Neuvy-sur-Loire
Province(s) Nièvre
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

Starting date

2001

Habitat Types

Forest/Woodland, Wetland

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000, Regional protected area, Areas with voluntary or mandatory hunting ban

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Protected species, Threatened species, Abundant species, Migratory species
Species Type Birds, Mammals, Generalist predators, Others: Amphibians, Fish, Insects
Name(s) of main species Odonata; Common frog (Rana temporaria); Pool frog (Pelophylax lessonae); European tree frog (Hyla arborea); Agile frog (Rana dalmatina); Eurasian bittern (Botaurus stellaris); European beaver (Castor fiber); Hedgehog; Beech marten (Martes foina); Coypu (Myocastor coypus); Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus); European badger (Meles meles); Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica); Common house martin (Delichon urbicum); Sand martin (Riparia riparia); Common swift (Apus apus); Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis ); Common tern (Sterna hirundo); Northern shoveler (Anas clypeata); Little grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis); Black-crowned night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax); Common snipe (Gallinago gallinago); Common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos); Eurasian reed warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus); Water rail (Rallus aquaticus); Mistle thrush (Turdus viscivorus); Eurasian golden oriole (Oriolus oriolus); Eurasian woodcock (Scolopax rusticola); Wood warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix); Common nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos); Common cuckoo (Cuculus canorus); Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella); Black kite (Milvus migrans); Common whitethroat (Sylvia communis); Eurasian skylark (Alauda arvensis); Hen harrier (Circus cyaneus); Rook (Corvus frugilegus); Common buzzard (Buteo buteo); Eurasian sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus); Merlin (Falco columbarius); Barn owl (Tyto alba); Hoopoe (Upupa epops); etc

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 Wildlife Habitats Foundation (http://www.fondationdeschasseurs.com/fphfs/)
Other partners Lycée Professionnel Agricole du Morvan (http://formavenir.pronde.net/index.php/lycee)Fédération Départementale de la Pêche et de la Protection des Milieux Aquatiques de la Nièvre (http://www.federationpeche.fr/)Direction Départementale des Territoires de la Nièvre (http://www.nievre.gouv.fr/la-direction-departementale-des-territoires-ddt-r308.html)

Publication(s)

http://www.bourgogne-nature.fr/fichiers/pages-144a150-de-bn14-cahiers-ld_1405424861.pdf

Weblinks

http://www.chasse-nature-58.com/education-a-l-environnement/etang-de-marvy_63.html