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BAGAP research unit

Biodiversity Conservation in Urban and Rural Areas

It is now recognised that nature conservation objectives concern ordinary areas, under strong influence of human activities, as much as protected nature areas. In our research projects, we examine those landscape factors which may influence the distribution of common biodiversity (species and communities of wild plants and animals), in farmed and urban landscapes. To do this, we study the distribution, in space and over time, of fragmented semi-natural habitats (hedgerow networks, woodlands, grassy roadsides) but also the landscape mosaic as a whole.

 The AVATEC project


Crédit photo : Pascal Bellion

Accompanying and promoting the agroecological transition in Geographical Indication of Origin wine-growing areas – Eco-design and communication with consumers


The FLORAG project

Bourdon sur fleur de chardon

Functional maps based upon floral resources at local and landscape scale: which effect on pollinating insect communities ?


The BISCO project


Biodiversity and ecosystem services linked to complementairies between ecological continuities in agroforestry landscapes


The CHEMINS project


The Green and Blue Infrastructure: What argument, what levers, what method for an appropriation and a setting up in the rural territories?



Knowledge of the biodiversity associated with the bocage landscape and practical applications to the Léguer watershed 

The WOODNET project


Connectivity patterns and processes along a gradient of European landscapes with woody vegetation and spatial heterogeneity



Combining hedgerows and organic farming at different spatial scales, a lever for conserving plant diversity and managing weeds in bocage landscapes ? 


  • 2020-2022
  • Coordinateur : UMR BAGAP
  • Contact BAGAP : Audrey Alignier
  • Thèmes de recherche BAGAP : Biodiversity conservation
  • Mots clés : hedgerow, weed, organic farming, landscape, functional approach