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Title of the project

Study of hunting and environmental impact of the Nîmes-Montpellier high speed line project

Description

Expertise over the impact of a high speed train line between Nîmes and Montpellier:
– Game distribution and mapping in the communities which are crossed by the route
– Proposition of compensatory measures to maintain game habitats and for the Little bustard in the Costières de Nîmes N2k site

Location

Country France
Level Regional
Site Costières de Nîmes Natura 2000 site
Specific site coordinates 4,36667; 43,77778
Municipalities involved Nîmes

Starting date

2010

Habitat Types

Farmland, Scrub/Grassland, Suburban

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000

Species

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

Conservation action(s)

Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data)

Partners

Leading partners SNCF (http://www.sncf-reseau.fr/fr)

Publication(s)

http://www.eib.org/infocentre/register/all/51510379.pdf

Weblinks

http://chasseurdulanguedocroussillon.fr/webroot/files/pdf/Chasseursdusud11.pdf