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Title of the project

Notice the game species

Description

Hunters visited schools and kindergartens to introduce game species and explaning which species are protected, which are huntable and the reasons.

Results

Schools have started to plan trips to the forests, visit local hunting clubs etc

Location

Country Estonia
Level National

Starting date

2014

Habitat Types

Forest/Woodland

Protection status of the areas

Not applicable

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Protected species, Threatened species, Abundant species
Species Type Birds, Mammals (other than large carnivores), Generalist predators, Large carnivores
Name(s) of main species Elu (alces alces), roe deer (capreolus capreolus), wild boar (sus scrofa), brown bear (ursus arctos), wolf (canis lupus), lynx (lynx lynx), Fox (vulpes vulpes, all birds

Conservation action(s)

Communication and education (for different target audiences e.g. hunters, the wider public)

Partners

Leading partners Local hunting groups, local schools/kindergartens

Estimation of Human Resources needed

20+

Publication(s)

EHS yearbook 2015 and our webpage, local newspapers

Weblinks

www.ejs.ee