LIFE06 NAT/E/000209 Reintroducción Lince Andalucia

December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017 FACE

The project aimed to stabilize the Iberian lynx populations in Spain and to develop a comprehensive strategy for the conservation of the species. The ultimate goal of the project is to reduce the risk of extinction by: – increasing population size of the Iberian lynx and the wild rabbit: increase the carrying capacity of the environment and reduce mortality – increasing the number of populations: creation of new nuclei through reintroduction. Different actions conducted: wild rabbit increasing; permeabilisation of infrastructure; genetic reinforcement; sanitary control; reintroduction via captive breeding schemes; awareness; lynx population monitoring and rabbit monitoring. The three hunting associations involved in the project have their own objectives, see: http://www.lifelince.org/pagina.aspx?id=9

Country: Spain
Region:
Andalusia
Starting date:
2006
Species: Iberian Lynx (Lynx Pardinus)
Species characteristics: Protected species, Threatened species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife, Communication
Leading partners: Regional authority:Junta de Andalucía. Consejería de Medio Ambiente(The Department of the Environment of the Governmet of Andalusia) (http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/medioambiente/site/portalweb/)

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