Beneficiary

 
The Department of the Environment of the Governmet of Andalusia is the Lynx LIFE Project Beneficiary, the only agency charged with executing the project and overseeing the actions of its partners.
 
The Environment Ministry co-finances the project.

 

 

The Environment Ministry provides economic funds as a co-financer, and acting through the Autonomous Organisation of National Parks that manages the Lugar Nuevo property (Jaen), coordinates the LIFE Project in management actions and habitat improvement being carried out there.

 

 

Partners

 

Collaboration has been obtained on this LIFE Project, as direct partners or as collaborators, from a large variety of organisations and public institutions directly involved with species conservation.

 

Each of the partners has very well defined objectives and actions integrated into the lines of action the project has defined to achieve the general objectives:
 
"Obligations of the partners":
 

APROCA-ANDALUCIA: Andalusian Hunting and Environmental Conservation Association

 

Aproca

 

APROCA's primary objectives in the project are:
  • Carry out a module about threatened species and lynx conservation.
  • Include the chapter on threatened species and lynx conservation in all the courses it gives for the hunting-fishing and hunting ranger licenses.
  • Co-organise seminars for the rural environment sector planned for in the project.

Web page: http://www.aprocandalucia.org/

 

 

ATECA: Association of Hunting Reserve Owners

 

ATECA

 

ATECA's objectives in this project are:
  • Carry out a module on threatened species and lynx conservation for the courses to obtain hunting and hunting ranger licenses.
  • Send a person or team of people from their organisation to monter°as and other hunting activities to inform them about lynx conservation issues.

E-mail:

atecacotos@telefonica.net

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FEDERACIÓN ANDALUZA DE CAZA (FAC - ANDALUSIAN HUNTING FEDERATION)

 

FAC

 

FAC's objectives in this project are:
  • Carry out a module on threatened species and lynx conservation for the courses to obtain hunting and hunting ranger licenses.
  • Co-organise the conferences with the rural environment sector that will be developed during 2008 in each lynx province.
  • Organise short conferences to raise awareness about the project and the problems of the lynx, among the different Hunting Societies..

Web page: http://www.fac.es/

 

 

ECOLOGISTAS EN ACCIÓN-Andalusia

 

Ecologists in Action

 

ECOLOGISTAS EN ACCIÓN objectives in this project are:

  • Implement an awareness raising campaign with school children in areas with a current lynx presence.
  • Organise annual contests in schools, together with the beneficiary.
  • Annually organise environmental volunteers in Sierra Morena.

Web page: http://www.ecologistasenaccion.org/

 

 

CBD-HÁBITAT foundation

 

CBD Fundation

 

 

CBD-Habitat Foundation's objectives in this project are:
  • Lease rabbit hunting rights.
  • Carry out habitat improvements.
  • Build and maintain rabbit fences.
  • Build and maintain supplementary food enclosures for the lynx.
  • Carry out follow up on the Iberian lynx and rabbit populations.
Will carry out work on the properties that this foundation has negotiated and are within the project's scope of action.
 

Web page: http://www.cbd-habitat.com/

 

SECEM

 

SECEM

 

 

SECEM's objectives in this project are:
  • Carry out an information campaign for the "Administration" sector involved in conservation of the species (Guardia Civil, rural guard, police, judges, public attorneys, environmental technicians, etc.).
  • Write and edit a manual for Iberian lynx conservation.
  • Annually organise environmental volunteers in Doñana.
 

Web page:: http://www.secem.es/

 


DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND FISHERY (CAYP). JUNTA DE ANDALUCIA

 

 Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

 

The CAYAP's objectives in this project are:
  • Focus on meadows as spaces for the spread and possible settlement of the lynx.
  • Inform farmers and ranchers in lynx areas, of the importance of their everyday actions on the conservation of the species.

Web page:: enlace



DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION (COPyT). JUNTA DE ANDALUCIA

 

Ministry of Public Works

 

The COPyT's objectives for this project are:

  • Adapt roads in the current area of distribution, expansion and reintroduction to reduce risks of being run over.

 

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY, ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT (CIEyMA). JUNTA DE EXTREMADURA.

 

Junta de Extremadura

 

The Extremadura CIEyMA's objectives in this project are:
  • Select a reintroduction area in the autonomous community of Extremadura.
  • Raise awareness among the population about the lynx and its problems.
  • Plan and implement habitat improvement activities (cleanup, planting grass, fertilization, shelters, etc.) and location of the necessary infrastructure for reintroduction in the selected area.

Web page: http://www.juntaex.es/consejerias/aym/home.html

 

ADENA

 

WWF

 

ADENA's objectives in this project are:
  • Lease rabbit hunting rights.
  • Build and maintain rabbit fences.
  • Tracking of the Iberian lynx and rabbit populations.

Web page: http://www.wwf.es/


Collaborators

 

To help the species in a wild state, current genetic diversity, biochemical parameters, diseases, causes of mortality, etc. must also be studied. All of these activities are carried out by different collaborating entities.

 

  • UICN: International organisation charged with establishing threat categories of living beings. http://www.iucn.org/
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  • EBD: Doñana Biological Station:: http://www.ebd.csic.es/
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  • Jerez de la Frontera Zoo: Reception and recovery centre for unweaned lynx cubs. http://www.jerez2020.com/aZoo.htm.
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  • Dr. Melody Roelke of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of Maryland (United States).
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  • Urs Breitenmoser, specialist from the Cat Specialist Group of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) and professor at the University of Bern (Switzerland).
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  • Hans Lutz., Director of the Clinical Laboratory of the Veterinary Faculty of the University of Zurich.
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  • Biodiversity Foundation. http://www.fundacion-biodiversidad.es/

 

 

 

 

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