Vultures many benefits between nature and culture

June 20, 2017
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June 20, 2017 FACE

achieve tolerance between local stakeholders and vulture populations allowing the growth of vulture populations populations monitoring; organisation of meetings between various interest groups to establish common ground and facilitate a dialogue; organisation of general communication and education activities such as field trips for schools and students; specifically focussed on farm management such as maintaining open habitats through sheep grazing and setting up feeding posts; interacted with the hunting community to achieve habitats restoration and management; specifically focussed on tourism development such as use of vultures as a ‘Made in Lozere’ brand, opening new accomodation facilities for tourists in the area and advertising of the ‘Vulture House Information Centre’ which attracts 30.000 people per year, marketing of local ‘Vulture beer’ the Hunting Departmental Federation of Lozere manages the ‘Gorges du Tarn et de la Jonte’ Natura 2000 site, hunters were involved in the land management

Country: France
Region:
Southern France
Starting date:
2008
Species: Gypaetus Barbatus (Bearded Vulture), Aegypius Monachus (Cinereous Vulture), Gyps Fulvus (Griffon Vulture)
Species characteristics: Protected species, Threatened species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife, Research and data collection, Communication
Leading partners: the Hunting Departmental Federation of Lozere (http://www.chasseurdelozere.com/)Syndicat mixte du Grand Site des Gorges du Tarn, de la Jonte et des Causses (http://www.gorges-tarn.com/)

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