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Title of the project

Property acquisition for the Little Bustard and little sedentary plain fauna conservation

Description

Little Bustard and little sedentary fauna conservation:
– Property acquisition,
– Faunistic culture,
Faunistic and floristic follow-up

Hunters are fully involved

Results

acquisition of 28 ha of field which are extending
coherent whole land
effective management action

Location

Country France
Level Local
Site Bessan
Municipalities involved bessan
Province(s) Hérault (34)
Region Languedoc-Roussillon

Starting date

2011

Habitat Types

Farmland

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000, Areas with voluntary or mandatory hunting ban , Hunting reserve

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Protected species
Species Type Birds, Mammals
Name(s) of main species Little Bustard (Tetrax tetrax)

Conservation action(s)

Management of habitats and wildlife (e.g. conservation and restoration activities), Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data), Communication and education (for different target audiences e.g. hunters, the wider public), Land purchase (e.g. purchase areas for management and restorations activities)

Partners

Leading partners -LPO 34: herault.lpo.fr/
- SAFER Languedic-Roussillon: www.saferlr.com/
-Conservatoire d'espaces naturels du Languedoc-Roussillon: www.cenlr.org/
Other partners Fondation pour la Protection des Habitats et de la Faune Sauvage: www.fondationdeschasseurs.com
FDC 34: http://www.fdc34.com/
DREAL: www.languedoc-roussillon.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/
Conseil Général 34: www.herault.fr/
Fondation Nature et Découverte: www.fondation-natureetdecouvertes.com

Estimation of the budget (total or annual)

140000€ in total budget

Estimation of Human Resources needed

6 hunting federation members

Weblinks

http://www.chasseurdulanguedocroussillon.fr/c/l-outarde-canepeti-re_FRCLR
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8v2jEPFKH2U