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Planning and establishment of European mink island sanctuaries in Estonia and Belarus


Ref: 7137
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Professor David Macdonald
Lead Institution: University of Oxford, WildCRU
Host Country Institutions: National Academy of Science - Belarus, Taillin Zoo
Start Date: 1998-04-01
End Date: 2001-03-31
Funding: £161,215.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: Europe & Central Asia
Countries: Belarus, Estonia
Purpose: To promote a management plan for the survival of the European mink by the introduction of mink to Hiumaa Island.
Outputs: Extensive training for 5 Belorussian and 5 Estonian conservationists; management plan; database; island bird sanctuary

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Documents:
Title: 07-137 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]