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Title of the project

Re-introduction of wild rabbit in the Côte d’Armor

Description

As part of the operation to reintroduce the Garenne Rabbit, the Hunters Federation of Côtes d’Armor has undertaken the following actions: 300 ha developed, 95 ha placed in hunting reserves, regulation of Rabbit predators. The Federation is also involved in the monitoring of reintroduced populations in the various territories through the implementation of population counts in the form of point-counts (ONCFS protocol).

Results

These actions have resulted in a fourfold increase in the population of wild rabbits.

Location

Country France
Level Local
Region Brittany

Habitat Types

Farmland

Protection status of the areas

none

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species
Species Type Mammals

Conservation action(s)

Management & Habitats for wildlife/ Research and Data collection

Partners

Leading partners Fédération départementale des chasseurs des Côtes d’Armor