Background

The Return of the Wolf to the European Landscape: Challenges and Solutions

Tuesday, 15 September, 2015 -
11:30 to 14:30

European conference on wolf management to be held by the “Biodiversity, Hunting, Countryside” Intergroup at the European Parliament in Brussels on September 15th, 2015.

Workshop on Sustainable Harvest of Migratory Waterbirds

The Waterbird Harvest Specialist Group (WHSG) met in Kalø in Denmark 17-19 March, to plan for the revision of the AEWA Guidelines on Sustainable Harvest of Migratory Waterbirds, which will be completed later this year.

W.I.L.D. - The German Wildlife Information System

Although we know that wildlife monitoring is an integral part of wildlife management, there are still lacking data on e.g.:

  • Abundance
  • Spatio-temporal distribution
  • Gender distribution
  • Age patterns
  • Health status

 

Ireland: EU Presidency & 2013 FACE Members' Meeting

Ireland is set to assume the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union from January to (end of) June 2013. This will be the seventh occasion on which Ireland has held the Presidency and it occurs on the 40th anniversary of Ireland’s accession to the Union. The rotating presidency is for the most part a ceremonial role whose duties mainly involve framing the EU’s agenda and chairing the various meetings of the EU Council of Ministers.

Bern Convention Standing Committee 2012

The 32nd annual meeting of the Standing Committee to the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (Bern Convention) took place 27-30 November in Strasbourg, France.

Participants were environment officials representing Contracting Parties as well as delegates from some twenty stakeholders’ organisations, including FACE. The very busy agenda contained a number of hunting-relevant issues:

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