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Title of the project

Minervois Natura 2000 sites animation (ZPS FR9112003 Minervois – SIC 9101444 Causses du Minervois)


Natura 2000 site animation:
– Animation of the Natura 2000 objectives document and its prestations,
– DOCOB contracts, charters and operationnal setting up
– Information, communication and awareness actions

Hunters are fully involved


Country France
Level Regional
Site sites Natura 2000 du Minervois : ZPS FR9112003 Minervois - SIC9101444 Causses du Minervois
Municipalities involved 32 communes
Province(s) Aude, Hérault
Region Languedoc-Roussillon

Starting date


Habitat Types

Farmland, Forest/Woodland, Scrub/Grassland

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000, National protected area


Species Caracteristics Protected species, Migratory species, Abundant species
Species Type Birds, Mammals
Name(s) of main species chiropterians, raptors, passerines

Conservation action(s)

Communication and education (for different target audiences e.g. hunters, the wider public), Policy work (e.g. positioning of hunting organisations, demonstrating conservation actions)


Leading partners Parc Naturel Régional du Haut Languedoc (http://en.parc-haut-languedoc.fr/)
Other partners Fédérations départementales de chasseurs de l'Aude et de l'Hérault (http://www.fdc34.com/)

Estimation of the budget (total or annual)

40000€/ 8 months

Estimation of Human Resources needed

3 -hunting employees