Hunters and wetlands: Action!FDC Gironde

January 29, 2017
January 29, 2017 FACE

The Pachan area is an estuarine marsh which suffered from the land reclamation. When purchasing the area, the hunting federation has decided to restore the wetland by creating three ponds (15 hectares) in the south-part. Good hydraulic management practices have led to a permanent wetland. One farmer is also leading cattle extensive grazing and other agricultural work.

Country: France
Starting date:
Species characteristics: Migratory species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife
Leading partners: Fédération départementale des chasseurs de la Gironde (


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