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Title of the project

Biodiversity evaluation in a future regional natural park in the Doubs Horloger


Redaction of a report to apply for creating a cross-border Regional Natural Park . A Sustainable Development Charter is created on the basis of this report.


Country France, Switzerland
Level International
Site Regional Natural Park of the Doubs Horloger
Specific site coordinates 47.205987, 6.766921
Municipalities involved Saint-Hippolyte, Clos du Doubs, Saignelégier, Maîche, Belleherbe, Pierrefontaine-les-Varans, le Russey, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Le Locle, Morteau
Province(s) Doubs
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Jura suisse

Starting date


Habitat Types

Farmland, Forest/Woodland, Scrub/Grassland, Wetland, Mountains, Suburban

Protection status of the areas

No protection status


Species Caracteristics Not applicable
Species Type Not applicable

Conservation action(s)

Management of habitats and wildlife (e.g. conservation and restoration activities), Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data), Communication and education (for different target audiences e.g. hunters, the wider public), Policy work (e.g. positioning of hunting organisations, demonstrating conservation actions), Enforcement (e.g. improved implementation of hunting legislation, codes of conduct)


Leading partners Ligue pour la Protection des Oiseaux (www.lpo.fr/)CONSERVATOIRE D'ESPACES NATURELSDE FRANCHE-COMTÉ (http://cen-franchecomte.org/)Conservatoire botanique national de Franche-Comté (http://conservatoire-botanique-fc.org/le-cbnfc-ori-franche-comte/le-conservatoire-de-franche-comte-observatoire-des-invertebres-2016)Fédération Départemenatle de Pêche du Doubs (http://www.federation-peche-doubs.org/)




http://www.pays-horloger.fr/franche-comte/4-haut-doubs/actions-projets.php; http://zaaj.univ-fcomte.fr/spip.php?article86&lang=fr