Ministry of the Environment
It was chosen as Project of the month and presented on the MASE website - Ministry of the Environment and Energy Security, the Life Perdix Project, which aims to restore the Italian partridge Perdix perdix italica to nature through genetic analysis, captive breeding and the reintroduction of viable populations within the Natura 2000 site "Valle del Mezzano", a protected area Special in the Po Delta.
Participation in the project
The project, coordinated by ISPRA, is known to be attended by the Forestry, Environmental and Agri-Food Unit Command (CUFAA), the Italian Hunting Federation (FIdC), the Fédération Nationale des Chasseurs, Legambiente APS and the Po Delta Park, in addition to National Institute of Italian Dogs (ENCI).
The four years of the initiative
The project, launched in January 2019, will end in December 2024, but has already achieved significant results as demonstrated with official documents full of details relating to the initiative (source: FIDC).