Hermannís tortoise conservation international workshop

The LIFE project ‘Tortue d’Hermann’ will be holding an international workshop on management and restoration of habitats for Hermann’s tortoises at Communauté de Communes Coeur du Var in Le Luc-en-Provence, on 18-20 September, 2013.


The workshop is open to naturalists, biologists and researchers, as well as field participants, land managers and coordinators of centres devoted to the protection this tortoise.

The aim is to bring together such experts and stakeholders order to benefit from their respective experience in the area of conservation of this species. It will offer an opportunity to report on the latest scientific knowledge, compare management strategies, propose ways of protecting habitat in the coming years and create an active network of experts and partners. A pdf containing further information about the workshop, can be downloaded here.