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Title of the project

Slovakian bear damage compensation scheme

Description

to reduce conflicts between humans and bears and reduce the occurrence of retaliatory killing of bears

compensation payments are made by the government to victims of bear damage/depredation of livestock/pets

some of the revenue from trophy hunting is used to pay the compensation

Location

Country Slovakia
Level National

Habitat Types

Forest/Woodland, Scrub/Grassland 

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000, Emerald Network, Ramsar, Regional protected area, National protected area, Areas with voluntary or mandatory hunting ban, Hunting reserve, No protection status

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Protected species
Species Type Large carnivores
Name(s) of main species Brown bear - Ursus arctos

Conservation action(s)

Compensation

Partners

Leading partners Government of Slovakia (http://www.vlada.gov.sk/government-of-the-slovak-republic/)

Weblinks

http://www.slobih.ba/index.php/aktuelnosti/205-edukacija-za-mentore-sarajevo