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Title of the project

Mammal atlas in the Central-Val de Loire Region


The Hunters Federation of Centre-Val de Loire has produced an atlas of 21 small mammals, together with the collaboration of the departmental federations and various partners, including Approved Trappers’ Associations, National Office for Hunting and Wildlife (ONCFS), National Forestry Office (ONF), private gamekeepers, Grand Wolfcatchers, fishing federations, and hunters.

This atlas is renewed every 10 years (the first edition, published in 2002, gathers attendance data for the year 2001). Data collection is done over a full year.


Country France
Level Regional
Region Centre-Val de Loire

Starting date


Habitat Types

Farmland / Wetland / Woodland / Grassland

Protection status of the areas



Species Caracteristics Small game plains / generalist predators (all huntable) and Not huntable species & Invasive Aliens Species
Species Type Mammals

Conservation action(s)

Conservation & Management of habitats and wildlife


Leading partners Fédération régionale des chasseurs du Centre-Val de Loire, Fédération départementale de la région Centre-Val de Loire, Associations de Piegeurs, Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage (ONCFS), Office National des Forêts (ONF)