The LIFE programme area

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Areas of intervention

The LIFE VISON programme is located in the Charente River catchment. It is a priority and strategic territory for the conservation of the European mink since no American mink population is established in this area.

The project is being developed within 8 “Natura 2000” sites in the Charente and Charente-Maritime departments.

Carte des 8 sites Natura 2000 constituant le périmètre d’action du programme Life Vison

Areas of intervention

LIFE Vison

The European mink

It is a carnivorous mammal belonging to the Mustelidae family. It is classified as “critically endangered” according to IUCN’s Red List of threatened species.

Beneficiary coordinator

Associated beneficiary

Partenaires financiers

With the financial support of


LIFE VISON Project Coordinator

Ingrid Marchand

Phone :

+33 5 46 82 12 45


LPO – Les Fonderies Royales
8-10 rue du Docteur Pujos
CS 90263 – 17305 Rochefort – France

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