On 19th of January 2016 took place the first meeting between wildlife conservationist NGOs and National Association of Hunting and Fishing of Romania (AGVPS) with the aim of a better collaboration in the field of game species conservation and sustainable management.
An Informal Group (or Federation) of wildlife ecology and management IGWEM between WWF, AGVPS, Ecology Department of Crispus NGO Sibiu and Birdlife Romania (SOR) was the main topic of discussions. Further activities and objectives will be established during next days.
Improve and assessment of Hunting law, obtaining data regarding the harvest quotas of prioritare species (wolves, lynx, bears) from Game Management Authority, which at this moment are not allowed to public, Conservation Action Plan for jackals and other wildlife species are some of the proposed objectives of IGWEM.
To this meeting participated Neculai Selaru and Vladimir-Horia Talpes (AGVPS), Cristian-Remus Papp si Magor Csibi (WWF Romania), Ovidiu Bufnila, Dan Hulea si Marina Cazacu (SOR), Alina Frim (Asociatia "Coridorul Verde") si Ovidiu Banea (ONG Crispus Sibiu).