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State services

Direction régionale de l’environnement, de l’aménagement et du logement (DREAL) Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, préfecture des Bouches-du-Rhône, Direction départementale de la protection des populations (DDPP) des Bouches-du-Rhône, Direction départementale de la cohésion sociale et de la protection des populations (DDCSPP) Besançon, Direction départementale des territoires et de la mer (DDTM) des Bouches-du-Rhône.

 

Sheep breeders and farmers

Centre d’études et de réalisations pastorales Alpes-Méditerranée (CERPAM), breeders, Fédération départementale ovine (FDO 13), Comité du foin de Crau, Maison de la transhumance (Patrick Fabre).

 

Landowners

WWF France, BMW France – test centre, Dépôt de munitions EPMu Miramas, Conseil départemental des Bouches-du-Rhône, Conservatoire du littoral.

 

Military actors

MINARM, EPMu Miramas, Base aérienne 125, MINARM zone de terre Sud.

 

Biologists, naturalists and natural habitat

French associations and experts on orthopterans and insects (e. g. ASCETE, OPIE), stakeholders in the National Lesser Kestrel Action Plan (the national steering committee, as well as the French League for the Protection of Birds), Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur League for the Protection of Birds.

 

Experts and Universities

IUCN SSC Grasshopper Specialist Group and University of Trier (Axel Hochkirch), Conseil scientifique de la Réserve naturelle nationale des Coussouls de Crau (Laurent Tatin, Thierry Dutoit et al. ), IUCN French Committee, INRAE d’Avignon (Dominique Courault), EMMAH, University of Avignon, UMR IMBE (Thierry Dutoir), SupAgro Montpellier-Domaine du Merle (Frédéric Laurent), Bristol Zoogical Society (Mark Bushell) and European Association of Aquariums and Zoos EAZA, Conseil national de la protection de la nature CNPN, etc.

News

 
Communicating and raising awareness

LIFE SOS Crau Grasshopper proudly represented at the 2022 Médoc Marathon

Published: Septembre 22 2022

On Saturday 10 September, the coordinator of the LIFE SOS Crau Grasshopper programme – Lisbeth Zechner – took advantage of an original setting to honour our Crau Plain Grasshopper: the

 
Breeding and reintroduction

Cathy Gibault, veterinarian dedicated to the Crau Plain Grasshopper

Published: Septembre 19 2022

Cathy Gibault is a veterinarian who has worked for more than 15 years in zoos on conservation programmes for threatened species. Since 2014, she has been contributing to the improvement of knowledge about the Crau Plain Grasshopper. Today ...

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Communicating and raising awareness

A dance dedicated to the Crau Plain Grasshopper

Published: Août 24 2022

A look back at the weekend of 23 and 24 July at the zoological garden of La Barben:

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Communicating and raising awareness

Conference at the Besançon zoo

Published: Août 01 2022

On 13, 14 & 15 August, the Citadelle of Besançon is organising a great weekend for the conservation of fauna and flora. On the programme: a conference on the Crau Plain Grasshopper.

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