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Title of the project

SAGIR National Network for Wildlife Disease Surveillance

Description

SAGIR is a network for the epidemiological surveillance of birds and wild land mammals in France. It is based on a partnership between the Hunters’ Federations, the National Office for Hunting and Wildlife (ONCFS) and the Departmental Veterinary Laboratories

Its objectives are to:

– early detection of the emerging diseases for wildlife

– detect pathogens that can be transmitted to humans and/or shared by wildlife and domestic animals

– monitor the unintended acute effects of agricultural use of plant protection products on wild birds and mammals.

Location

Country France
Level National

Starting date

1986

Habitat Types

Farmland

Species

Species Caracteristics All
Species Type All

Conservation action(s)

Management of habitats and wildlife (e.g. conservation and restoration activities), Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data)

Partners

Leading partners Fédération départementale des chasseurs, Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage (ONCFS), Fédération Nationale des Chasseurs (FNC), Les Laboratoires Vétérinaires Départementaux

Weblinks

www.chasseurdefrance.com