20 Mar 2018

FACE welcomes the European Court of Auditors call for future spending under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to be based on ambitious and relevant performance targets including biodiversity. 

19 Mar 2018

FACE is very concerned about the amendments voted and accepted by the Polish Senate to the hunting law in Poland as they would literally kill longstanding Polish hunting traditions, culture and methods. The following changes voted by the Polish Senate will have major impacts on hunters:

1. A ban on the disturbance of wild animals in the case that there is no hunting purpose

19 Mar 2018


9 Mar 2018

Brussels, 9 March 2018 - There are “winners” and “losers” in the conservation of wildlife in Africa! H.E. the Ambassador of Zimbabwe proclaimed at the conference “Keep Calm and Let Africa Take the Lead. The EU-Africa Dialogue: Supporting communities in wildlife conservation” on 6 March 2018 at the European Parliament in Brussels. He stated that Southern African nations were amongst the “winners” with increasing national wildlife populations.

7 Mar 2018

The project of the month for March celebrates the ancient old tradition of creating nesting baskets for ducks. The Biodiversity Manifesto (BDM) presents multiple projects in the Netherlands (Nuenen and Delfland) where hunters create and place the nesting baskets. The baskets are ideal for duck species like the mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), but also for other types of birds like the Common moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) and even Little owls (Athene noctua) are reported to use the nesting spots. 

20 Feb 2018

European hunters know very well that agriculture has a significant impact on farmland biodiversity, including many small game species, and many of them are farmers themselves.

19 Feb 2018


12 Feb 2018

FACE ist äußerst erfreut darüber, dass in Deutschland im Koalitionsvertrag zwischen den Parteien CDU, CSU und SPD vom 07.02.2018 die Überprüfung des Schutzstatuts des Wolfs festgeschrieben wurde. Was FACE schon lange gegenüber den Europäischen Institutionen gefordert hat, nämlich die notwendige Herbeiführung einer angemessenen Bestandsreduktion, soll nun durch die „Entwicklung eines Kriterien- und Maßnahmenkatalogs zur Entnahme von Wölfen“ erreicht werden. 

7 Feb 2018

PARTRIDGE is a project co-funded by the North Sea Region Programme which looks at how new management solutions can improve biodiversity and ecosystem services by up to 30% between 2016 and 2020. The project occurs on ten 500 ha demonstration sites spread in four countries: United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium (Flanders). More than a partnership between countries this project is based on partnership between different actors: researchers, farm advisors, conservationists, hunters, civil servants and farmers.

2 Feb 2018

World Wetlands Day is celebrated each year on 2 February to raise global awareness about the important role of wetlands for people and nature, and to promote the conservation and wise use of wetlands.


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