EU-wide monitoring methods and systems of surveillance for species and habitats of Community interest
  A research project funded by the European Union 
Participatory Monitoring Networks in Europe
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1. Name of Organisation:
French Forest Phytosanitary Monitoring
1a. Your e-mail:
fabien.caroulle@agriculture.gouv.fr
2. Organisation address:
Ministère de l'Agriculture et de la Pêche DGFAR Sous-direction de la Forêt et du Bois Département de la santé des forêts 19, avenue du Maine 75732 PARIS CEDEX 15
2a. Country:  
France
3. What geographical area does your organisation cover?
An area within a country
A country France 
Other countries
4. When did your organisation start?
1989
5. How many paid staff are in your organisation?
11-50
6a. Can members of the public (ordinary people) join your organisation?
No
6b. If Yes, how many members of the public (ordinary people) currently belong to your organisation?
6c. Do members of the public who have joined your organisation pay a membership fee?
No
6d. If some members do not have to pay a fee, please explain why
7a. What aspects of biodiversity your organisation monitors?
Species
Insects Amphibians Fish Birds Mammals Plants Reptiles
Habitats
Other
7b. Please provide a brief description of your organisation's biodiversity monitoring activities.
Our organisation is meant to carry out the monitoring of French Forest 's health. We pay attention to the damages caused by natural pets (mainly fungi and insects) to French forests, and we usually advise private and public owners how to manage these phytosanitary risks.
8. How long has your organisation carried out biodiversity monitoring activities?
9. Are any of your organisation's monitoring activities carried out in collaboration with another organisation/s?
Yes
10. If Yes, please give the name(s) of the organisation(s)
ONF (national forest office) CNPPF & CRPF (private owners) IFN (National Forest Inventory) INRA (National Institute for Agronomic research) CEMAGREF
11. Do you supply or pass on your monitoring data to other organisations?
Yes
12. If Yes, please give the name of the organisation(s)
INRA
13. Are your monitoring data published in a regular report?
Yes
14. Are the report(s) available on the internet?
Yes
14b. Internet address of report(s):
http://www.agriculture.gouv.fr/spip/ressources.themes.foretbois.santedesforets_r314.html
15. Do volunteers contribute to your organisation's monitoring activities?
No
16. Do volunteers have to be members?
No
17. Please estimate the proportion of your organisation's biodiversity monitoring data that is provided by:
(a) Your organisation's staff 5 % 
(b) Volunteers who are members 0 % 
(c) Volunteers who are not members 0 % 
TOTAL 100 % 
18. How long has your organisation used volunteers to assist with monitoring activities?
N/A
19. What biodiversity monitoring information does your organisation ask volunteers to collect? Please list this information:
We monitor the evolution of pests' populations, and some of these pests are protected species (castor fiber, cerambyx cerdo, etc.)
20. Does your organisation have enough volunteers for its biodiversity monitoring?
Yes
21. If no, please explain why
22. What do you think motivates people to contribute to your organisation's biodiversity monitoring schemes (e.g. hands-on experience)? Please list:
23. What methods does your organisation use to recruit volunteers?
Articles (newspapers, magazines etc.) Advertisements in newspapers, magazines etc.
Internet/e-mail Invitations sent through the post
Word of mouth Open days, workshops, activity days
Radio/T.V. Other
24. Do volunteers receive any financial support (i.e. expense payments)?
No
25. What proportion of volunteers have formal environmental training? (e. g. field courses, university degree in biology, ecology etc.)
-
26a. Does your organisation provide any training for volunteers?
No
26b. If Yes, please describe what training is given to volunteers.
27a. Does your organisation validate the data received from volunteers?
No
27b. If yes, how are the data validated?
28. Does your organisation provide feedback to volunteers who contribute to your organisations monitoring activities?
No
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