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Wildlife health monitoring and capacity-building for leopard conservation in Russia (AKA Amur Leopard & Wildlife Health Project)

 

Key Facts

FUNDING SCHEME ICON
FUNDING SCHEME
Main Project
VALUE ICON
VALUE
£197,244
WHERE ICON
WHERE
Russian Federation

Summary

Biodiversity conservation in the RFE enhanced by developing local capacity to conduct wildlife health surveys and monitoring and by assessing the health status of Amur leopards, of their prey, and of domestic animals suspected of passing diseases on to wild cat populations as the basis for improved strategies for long-term wildlife health monitoring and management, and disease risk management in Amur leopard reintroduction.
 
Status Completed
Reference 13-034
Round 12
Start 01/01/2006
End 30/04/2009

Project Leader


Project Partners
IFAW - Russia, Ultios Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Russian Academy of Science, Vladivostock, Phoenix Fund, Tigris, Lazovsky State Nature Reserve, Novosibirsk Zoo, Moscow Zoo, WCS - Russia, Primorskaya State Academy of Agriculture


Regions
Europe & Central Asia

Biomes
FORESTS

Broad Approches
INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT, GENERAL MEASURES, EX SITU, IN SITU, SPECIES CONSERVATION

Specific Tools
IMPACT ASSESSMENT, MONITORING, RESEARCH TRAINING

Countries
Russian Federation

Project Outputs
Capacity of vets in the RFE to address wildlife health issues increased; Health status assessed of leopards, their prey, domestic cats and dogs, and of health threats to wild leopards;WHMU established in Ussurisk; Strategies developed to monitor and limit disease transmission and for possible reintroduction programme.


Documents:
Download: Newsletter - 13-034 FR Ann22 ALTA News 2007 - 16/11/2009

Download: Newsletter - 13-034 Ann 7 ALTA News 07 - 16/12/2008

Download: Article - 13-034 HY3 Ann 2 Wildabout article - 16/12/2008

Download: Final Report - 13-034 FR - 16/09/2010

Download: Annual Report - 13-034 FR - 16/11/2009

Download: Half Year Report - 13-034 HY3 - 07/10/2009

Download: Annual Report - 13-034 AR2 - 13/03/2008

Download: Half Year Report - 13-034 HY2 - 13/03/2008

Download: Annual Report - 13-034 AR1 - 13/03/2008

Download: Half Year Report - 13-034 HY1 - 13/03/2008

Download: Application Form - 13-034 St2 App - 13/03/2008