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Title of the project

Latvian wolf survey

Description

To collect data on the size and distribution of the Latvian wolf population

upon shooting of a wolf data data on the harvested individual must be collected via a questionnaire

hunters collected the data

Location

Country Latvia
Level National

Starting date

2003

Habitat Types

Forest/Woodland

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000, Emerald Network, Ramsar, Regional protected area, National protected area, Areas with voluntary or mandatory hunting ban, Hunting reserve, No protection status

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Protected species, Threatened species
Species Type Large carnivores
Name(s) of main species Grey wolf - Canis lupus

Conservation action(s)

Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data)

Partners

Leading partners Latvian State Forest Service (http://www.lvm.lv/en/)

Publication(s)

Jānis OZOLIŅŠ, Agrita ŽUNNA, Alda PUPILA, Guna BAGRADE and Žanete ANDERSONE-LILLEY. 2008. Wolf (Canis lupus) conservation plan

Weblinks

http://www.daba.gov.lv/upload/File/DOC/SAP_Vilks-08_EN.pdf