LIFE VISON

Conservation of the European mink

The LIFE VISON programme (vison means European mink in French) is a 5 year project launched to save one of the most endangered mammals in Europe, the European mink (Mustela lutreola). It aims at maintaining or increasing the European mink’s population in one of the species last stronghold areas (the Charente river catchment).

LIFE Action Area – The 8 Natura 2000 sites

The latest news

Alluvial woodlands, European mink habitats – LIFE VISON
Alluvial woodlands, European mink habitats – LIFE VISON – © Alexis Orseau/LPO
European mink - LIFE Vison
European mink – © Gilles Martin/LPO
Wildlife crossing under a bridge: floating walkway – LIFE Vison
Wildlife crossing under a bridge: floating walkway – LIFE Vison – © Sylvain Fagart/LPO

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.

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Contact

LIFE VISON Project Coordinator

Ingrid Marchand

Phone :

+33 5 46 82 12 45

 

Address

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

 

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