SAGIR is a network for the epidemiological surveillance of birds and wild land mammals in France. It is based on a partnership between the Hunters’ Federations, the National Office for Hunting and Wildlife (ONCFS) and the Departmental Veterinary Laboratories Its objectives are to: – early detection of the emerging diseases for wildlife – detect pathogens that can be transmitted to humans and/or shared by wildlife and domestic animals – monitor the unintended acute effects of agricultural use of plant protection products on wild birds and mammals.
Starting date: 1986
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife, Research and data collection
Leading partners: Fédération départementale des chasseurs, Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage (ONCFS), Fédération Nationale des Chasseurs (FNC), Les Laboratoires Vétérinaires Départementaux