On Tuesday 7th March, FACE, the Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation of the EU, organised the conference “The future of the Nature Directives: Where are we going?”, hosted by MEP Karl-Heinz Florenz and MEP Renata Briano at the European Parliament in Brussels.
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Situated in the north of Scotland and with an area of 4,528 km2, the Cairngorms National Park is Britain’s largest national park.
THE FUTURE OF THE NATURE DIRECTIVES: WHERE ARE WE GOING? CONFERENCE - 7 March 2017, European Parliament, Brussels
The conference, organized by MEP Karl-Heinz Florenz, President of the Hunting Intergroup and MEP Renata Briano, Vice-President, in cooperation with FACE, will take place on 7th March 2017 at the European Parliament in Brussels.
Every January, many people from all over Europe go out in cold weather to count waterbirds for the International Waterbird Census (IWC), the monitoring scheme, which provides clarity on waterbird populations and their trends.
The Holsteiner Lebensraum Project aims to restore the ecological connectivity of the Kreis Segeberg Region (North Germany).
FACE publishes a yearly report presenting the results of the Biodiversity Manifesto process while demonstrating European hunter’s contribution to nature conservation.
This wetland restoration project takes place on a hunter’s 30 ha landholding in Flanders (Belgium). The site forms part of a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) under Natura 2000 and the objective is it to restore an Annex I habitat; an alluvial forest with Alder (Alnus glutinosa) and Ash (Fraxinus excelsior).
Fitness Check of Nature legislation: Directives to remain closed and implementation Action Plan to be developed
THE PROJECT OF THE MONTH: Recording harvest parameters and monitoring game species’ population dynamics in Greece
Since 1995, the Hellenic Hunters Confederation has been conducting the program “ARTEMIS I”
“ARTEMIS I” aims to:
FACE is currently attending the 36th meeting of the Standing Committee of the Bern Convention, which runs from the 15th to the 18th November 2016. The Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (or Bern Convention) is the first international agreement dedicated to nature conservation, covering most of Europe and some African countries (50 states in total).