At the FACE Members Meeting 2014 in Sweden the Nordic FACE Members showcased the hunting culture and traditions in their countries outlining the exceptional status hunting and hunters enjoy in this part of Europe.
Hunters engage every day right across Europe to conserve nature and biodiversity: A great example of the countless efforts undertaken by hunters can be found in south Italy’s Calabria region where hunters created a small paradise for migratory birds.
Hunters from all over the world will gather at the 2014 General Assembly of the CIC in Milan, Italy for a World Summit on the 24th of April 2014.
The vote of the Parliament proved an amendment aimed at prohibiting the use of live decoy birds for hunting purposes to be unjustified and unsubstantiated owing to anti-hunting sentiments rather than to the interest of animal health.
FACE MEMBERS MEETING 2014: FACE WILL BE A SIGNATORY OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S LARGE CARNIVORES AGREEMENT
At the 2014 FACE Members’ Meeting hosted by the Swedish Hunters’ Association, FACE Members agreed to sign the Agreement on the European Platform to be officially launched in June by Commissioner Janez Potočnik.
The steady growth of wolf populations in Germany and their deeper penetration into western regions from their original hunting grounds at the border with Poland have caused an animated debate in the public opinion and among decision makers.
The alluvial plain ranging over the Provinces of Firenze, Prato and Pistoia, enclosing a large internal wetland area (especially during autumn, winter and spring) became the most industrialised and urbanised area of whole Tuscany. Around 30 years ago, private hunters decided to create permanent small depth lakes in this area by artificial and controlled flooding with the aim to hunt ducks, coots and other game birds during the hunting seasons.
The Saison de Chasse in Lille will open its doors for European hunters for the first time in May 2014.
The UN has declared 3 March World Wildlife Day - the day to celebrate wildlife.
This is a day to cherish nature and our passion for its wonders, but also a day for hunters to reaffirm our strong commitment to continue contributing to the conservation of wildlife species and habitats every day of the year.
Read more about World Wildlife Day here: wildlifeday.org