Wildlife protectors in Tirol

November 7, 2017
November 7, 2017 FACE

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.

Country: Austria
Region:
This project is known to exist in the states of Tirol and Vienna but may be widespread throughout Austria
Starting date:
2004
Species characteristics: Not applicable
Type of actions: Enforcement
Leading partners: The Tyrolean government (https://www.tirol.gv.at/en/)

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