Hunters and wetlands: Action!FDC Calvados

February 15, 2017
February 15, 2017 FACE

In 1983, the hunting federation bought this area in order to create a place where they compromise hunting and conservation. The reserve hosts 6000 wintering birds and 1500 visitors. There is an annual grazing and mowing conducted with farmers collaboration. Furthermore, from the first November to the 15th of March, the different associations permanently watch over the area.

Country: France
Starting date:
Species characteristics: Migratory species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife, Communication
Leading partners: Fédération départementale des chasseurs du Calvados


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