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Title of the project

Large Carnivore (lynx and wolf) Population Changes Due to Hunting

Description

Hunters provide the information about hunted individuals

Results

Wolf and lynx populations in Latvia are stable and even increasing due to involvement of hunters as important stakeholders

Location

Country Latvia
Level National
Site All country

Starting date

2009

Habitat Types

Forest/Woodland

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000, Regional protected area, No protection status

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Protected species
Species Type Large carnivores
Name(s) of main species Lynx Lynx, Canis Lupus

Conservation action(s)

Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data), Communication and education (for different target audiences e.g. hunters, the wider public), Enforcement (e.g. improved implementation of hunting legislation, codes of conduct)

Partners

Leading partners Latvian State Forest Research Institute Silava with the involvment of hunting NGOs

Estimation of the budget (total or annual)

26553,00 euro

Publication(s)

http://www.silava.lv/userfiles/file/Projektu%20parskati/2016_Zunna_MSAF.pdf

Weblinks

http://www.silava.lv/24/section.aspx/View/193