The Otter Way of Wildlife Management--Developing Otter-Friendly Exits from Fish Traps in Collaboration with Stakeholders


In most parts of Europe, the European otter (Lutra lutra) has been eradicated due to intensive habitat destruction and hunting. In the early 70ies, the otter became protected by law in Germany and restoration of habitats... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Britta Habbe (Action for Otter Conservation e. V.)
  2. Hans-Heinrich Krueger (Action for Otter Conservation e. V.)
  3. Anja Reckendorf (University of Veterinarian Medicine Hannover (Foundation))
  4. Steffen Goekemeyer (Chamber of Agriculture Lower Saxony)
  5. Albrecht Hahn (Association of Inland Fisheries and Pond Hosts in Schleswig-Holstein)

Topic Areas

Topics: Social-ecological systems as a framework for conservation management , Topics: Management of Human-Wildlife Conflicts: “Other” Species in Europe , Topics: Natural Resource and Conservation Stakeholders: Managing Expectations and Engageme


M-B3 » Otters and Conservation Organized Session (13:15 - Monday, 17th September, Turmsaal)

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