Conservation management of the Black Marsh of Saint Coulban

December 5, 2019 FACE

The Hunters Federation of  d’Ille-et-Vilaine, in partnership with the Habitat Protection Foundation (FPHFS), has acquired a marshy area modified by agriculture, but with strong potential for migratory birds and in particular for shallow water ducks.

In order to recover the functionalities of the marsh and facilitate the agricultural maintenance of wet grasslands, the FDC35 has undertaken major restoration and development work.

The marsh is recognized as international interest by the Ramsar Convention and classified as a Natura 2000 area.

Country: France
Species characteristics: Huntable species/ Other: not huntable waterfowl
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife, Research and data collection
Leading partners: Fédération départementale des chasseurs d?Ille-et-Vilaine/ Fondation de protection des habitats (FPHFS)

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