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Bird Protection Camps

Active operations against poaching and bird trapping in Italy

WWF game warden with seized weapons and illegally shot birds in BresciaWWF game warden with seized weapons and illegally shot birds in BresciaCABS has organised annual large scale bird protection camps in poaching hot-spots in Italy for over 25 years.

Together with its partner organisations, well over 200 volunteer conservationists from all over Europe come together to locate and collect traps, nets and electronic lure devices and to help to bring the poachers to justice. In this way over 20,000 bird traps and nets are collected, thousands of rounds of ammunition and dozens of hunting weapons are confiscated, and hundreds of illegally kept decoy birds are set free.

The three most important areas where bird protection camps in Italy are operated are:

Interested in participation?

If you are interested in taking part in next year’s operation in Northern Italy, click here to learn more about the conditions.