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Title of the project

WILD – Wildtier-Informationssystem der Länder Deutschlands


The main objective is the documentation of wildlife populations to derive strategies for the conservation and sustainable use of wild animals to develop.

The aim of this long-term project is the nationwide acquisition of selected wildlife species with scientific methods, to now have up fused data. It covers the personal information of volunteer hunters and hunters who submit it in developed by WILD forms. These are then used by the contacts, the WILD centers and countries supervisor, in a database is transferred and evaluated.


There are annual reports published and scientific publications


Country Germany
Level National

Starting date


Habitat Types

Farmland, Forest/Woodland, Wetland

Protection status of the areas

No protection status


Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Protected species, Invasive Alien species
Species Type Birds, Mammals, Generalist predators
Name(s) of main species European hare (Lepus europaeus), Red fox (Vulpes vulpes), European badger (Meles meles), Grey partridge (Perdix perdix), Common pheasant (Phasianus colchicus), Raccoon (Procyon lotor), Raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides), American mink (Neovison vison), Beech marten (Martes foina), European pine marten (Martes martes), European polecat (Mustela putorius),

Conservation action(s)

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


Leading partners DJV und seine Landesjagdverbände (www.jagdverband.de)
Other partners Thünen-Institut für Waldökosysteme (https://www.thuenen.de/de/wo/)Institut für Terrestrische und Aquatische Wildtierforschung (http://www.tiho-hannover.de/kliniken-institute/institute/institut-fuer-terrestrische-und-aquatische-wildtierforschung/)Projekt Wildtier-Kataster Schleswig-Holstein (http://www.wildtier-kataster.uni-kiel.de/pages/projekte/wildtier-kataster-schleswig-holstein.php)

Estimation of the budget (total or annual)

DJV: 150.000 € / Jahr

Estimation of Human Resources needed

Full-time management of Landesjagdverbände, high volunteer performance of ground owner