Title of the project
Hunting of small carnivores in order to protect bird species
To protect the breeding of water birds, grouses and other protected bird species, and to improve surviving of other indigenous species.
1) to increase the value of natural furs (comparing to farming furs) for economical purposes. Name of the project: Alien carnivore species project (2010-2012).
2) Prevent the spreading of fox mange/scab.
By hunting small carnivores
|Site||Projects at local and national levels. National and ongoing process (every year)|
|Region||Projects at local and national levels. National and ongoing process (every year)|
|Species Caracteristics||Huntable species, Migratory species, Protected species, Abundant species, Invasive Alien species|
|Species Type||Mammals, Generalist predators|
|Name(s) of main species||GrouseRaccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides)American mink (Neovison vison)Fox (Vulpes vulpes)Pine marten (Martes martes)Stoat (Mustela erminea)European polecat (Mustela putorius)Badger (Meles meles)|
|Leading partners||The process has no leading organisation.It is an ongoing process where hunters can hunt and trap on their own. Projects have different leading organisations. Small scale competitions are conducted by local hunting groups.|