Company. Opening of the hunt: the essential dialogue

Warning, sensitive subject. Eruptive, divisive, commented on with blows of more or less reliable statistics, weighed down by fantasies and press campaigns, hunting raises a passionate debate which resurfaces each year, at the opening of the season – between the end of August and mid- September depending on the region.

Each year, the general opening of the hunt is determined by ministerial decree, from the 1st Sunday to the 4th Sunday of September, according to the departments, even if certain species can be hunted earlier. The precise dates are then set by prefectural decrees and vary according to the species.

Some territories even have special plans. This is the case of Alsace and Moselle…


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