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Title of the project

Wildlife protectors in Tirol

Description

To reduce wildlife crime by legally making the employment of a professional hunter or gamekeeper mandatory.

The person entitled to hunt is required to appoint a gamekeeper or professional hunter. This gamekeeper is legally allowed to search individuals and vehicles for evidense of wildlife crimes, to arrest persons committing wildlife crimes and to kill domestic dogs and cats that pose threats to wildlife.

The person entitled to hunt is required to appoint a gamekeeper or professional hunter.

Location

Country Austria
Level Regional
Region This project is known to exist in the states of Tirol and Vienna but may be widespread throughout Austria

Starting date

2004

Habitat Types

Forest/Woodland, Mountains

Protection status of the areas

Hunting reserve

Species

Species Caracteristics Not applicable
Species Type Not applicable

Conservation action(s)

Enforcement (e.g. of hunting legislation, codes of conduct)

Partners

Leading partners The Tyrolean government (https://www.tirol.gv.at/en/)

Weblinks

http://www.tjv.at/service/jagdschutz/