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Title of the project

Study on the impact of fox predation on hares in Champagne-Ardennes

Description

In order to study the impact of fox predation on hare populations, the Hunters Federation of Champagne-Ardenne developed 2 project phases:

– Phase 1: Understanding hare demographics: counting hare (point counts or PPE) and taking samples from hunted animals.

– Phase 2: Determine the influence of fox predation on hare populations

Location

Country France
Level Regional
Region Grand-Est

Habitat Types

Farmland, Woodland, Sub/urban

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species
Species Type Small game
Name(s) of main species European hare (Lepus europaeus)

Conservation action(s)

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

Partners

Leading partners Fédération régionale des chasseurs de Champagne-Ardennes