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Title of the project

Turkish wildlife warden network

Description

To ensure cooperation of all parties with national hunting laws

A network of volunteer wardens exists that inspect hunters, control illegal hunting and convey information quickly to hunting groups.

Wardens are chosen from hunters and NGO members

Results

The wardens have alredy [sic] proven to provide significant contributions in wildlife conservation in Turkey. (Game and Wildlife in Turkey Publication)

Location

Country Turkey
Level National

Species

Species Caracteristics Not applicable
Species Type Not applicable

Conservation action(s)

Management of habitats and wildlife (e.g. conservation and restoration activities), Communication and education (for different target audiences e.g. hunters, the wider public), Enforcement (e.g. of hunting legislation, codes of conduct)

Partners

Leading partners General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks (http://www.milliparklar.gov.tr/AnaSayfa.aspx?sflang=en)

Publication(s)

Game and Wildlife in Turkey. Author: Mustafa KANTARLI. Coordinators: Sabri KİRİŞ, Cemal AKCAN. General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks (http://www.milliparklar.gov.tr/kitap/77/AV_YABAN_ING.pdf)

Weblinks

http://www.milliparklar.gov.tr/kitap/77/AV_YABAN_ING.pdf