Species, Ecosystems, Landscapes Division

This division is the federal authority responsible for biodiversity, ecosystems and land-scapes, as well as for hunting and fisheries.

Its main activities are the:

  • conservation, development and sustainable use of biodiversity and landscapes
  • maintenance and development of ecosystem and landscape services
  • creation of conditions for sustainable hunting and fishing
  • assessment of federal legislative responsibilities in the protection of nature and landscapes
  • awarding of subsidies under the NCHA, Hunting Act (JSG), Federal Act on Fisheries (BGF), Forests Act (WAG)

The division is responsible for the following topics:

The division consists of:

Last modification 02.10.2015

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Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Species, Ecosystems, Landscapes Division

Postal address:
CH-3003 Bern

Location of our offices:
Worblentalstrasse 68, 3063 Ittigen

Tel.: +41 58 462 93 89
Fax: +41 58 463 89 74


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