Increase the number of local wildlife and habitat records. Increase the biodiversity on land managed by the shooting community. Target conservation efforts on watervoles. Establish close working links between the shooting community and other conservation stakeholders. Habitat management to improve the quality of the landscape as habitat for all wild animal species.
Habitat enhancement to encourage the popualation growth of watervoles. Control of american mink populations through trapping. All conservation activity by Green Shoots is undertaken by hunters.
Country: United Kingdom
Region: South West England
Starting date: 2003
Species characteristics: Huntable species, Protected species, Invasive Alien species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife
Leading partners: BASC - http://basc.org.uk/conservation/green-shoots/