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Title of the project

J’aime la Loire propre


The Loire is the last wild river in France. On the first Saturday of March each year 12 FDC’s from the whole length of the Loire collect rubbish from the banks of the river. Extensive cleaning of the 1000 km of the river from source to estuary before they arrive to the sea or they begin to pollute the river. In 2013 800 cubic metres of rubbish were collected. This action aims also to increase population’s awarness and change behavior. Other stakeholder associations also involved.


In 2013 2&3 March 800m2 of rubbish collected. In 2012 800m2, 2011 400m2, 2010 200m2.


Country France
Level Regional
Region River Loire from source to estuary

Starting date


Habitat Types

Wetland, Coastal

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000, Ramsar


Species Caracteristics Not applicable
Species Type Not applicable

Conservation action(s)

Management of habitats and wildlife (e.g. conservation and restoration activities)


Leading partners There are one or several leaders for each depatmental federation: 07 (http://www.chasseardeche.fr/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=133:nouveau-site-pour-la-fdc-07&Itemid=363), 43 (https://www.chassons.com/annuaire/43-federation-departementale-des-chasseurs-de-haute-loire/#), 42 (http://www.fdc42.fr/), 03 (https://www.chassons.com/annuaire/03-federation-departementale-des-chasseurs-de-lallier/), 71 (http://www.chasse-nature-71.fr/), 58 (http://www.chasse-nature-58.com/), 18 (http://www.chasseursducentre.fr/fdc18/), 45 (http://www.chasseursducentre.fr/fdc45/), 41 (http://www.chasseursducentre.fr/fdc41/), 37 (http://www.chasseursducentre.fr/fdc37/), 49 (http://www.chasse49.fr/), 44 (http://www.frc-paysdelaloire.com/)
Other partners FDC 80 (http://www.fdc80.com/) & 62 (http://www.fdc62.com/) from outside catchment, ANCGE (http://www.ancge.fr/)

Estimation of Human Resources needed

In 2013 2300 participants. In 2012 1500, 2011 600, 2010 220 participants