Vendée Hunting Federation, with the French regional government coordination, is in charge for 6 years (2015-2020) of the national animation of the Black-tailed Godwit National Management Plan. A National Managment Plan was established by a group of scientific experts mandated by the Ecology ministry and coordinated by ONCFS (National Office for Hunting and Wildlife).
During the first year of the Plan, action-fiches were developed by another group composed by specialists and institutional representatives to implement it. The sucess of the Plan will need the implication of all conservationist actors, including hunters.
Starting date: 2015
Species: Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa Limosa)
Species characteristics: Huntable species, Protected species, Threatened species, Migratory species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife, Research and data collection, Communication, Land purchase
Leading partners: Fédération Départementale des chasseurs de Vendée (http://www.chasse85.fr/)Préfet de la Région Pays de Loire (http://www.loire-atlantique.gouv.fr/Services-de-l-Etat/Le-corps-prefectoral/Prefet-de-la-region-Pays-de-la-Loire-prefet-de-la-Loire-Atlantique)DREAL Pays de la Loire (http://www.pays-de-la-loire.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/)