They have been rewarded for their commitment, values & their actions

For 15 years, the Prix Charles Ritz has rewarded field-based initiatives protecting the rivers.

Testimonials

  • Such an award improves the reputation of fishermen & their organisations.

    Jean-Yves KERMARREC
    President of the AAPPMA of Elorn
  • This award encourages the field specialists that we are to continue our work for the preservation & restoration of the fario trout’s host biotopes.

    Luc PIERSSENS
    PCDN of Tellin, Resteigne (Belgium)
  • This award allowed us to launch a major operation on the whole watercourse of the “ruisseau du Pas d’Ânes “.

    Patrick BOË
    President of the AAPPMA " La Roche Mabile "

List of Winners

2018 EDITION

AAPPMA "L'Albanais" (74)

PROJECT: Albanais fishing club manages 300 km of Chéran & Fier rivers, across two departements, performs fishing tuitons for youngsters, sustains grayling populations, and achieves hundreds of hours to fight pollution & poaching, to improve nursery tributaries & to monitor waters quality thanks to their many volunteers. 

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2017 EDITION

AAPPMA La "Haute-Thur" (68)

PROJECT: River & margins management, stocking of grayling from the local Rhine strain, an educational site in Oderen village in the vicinity, information & awareness of the young public through a Nature workshop in situ.

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2016 EDITION

AAPPMA La "Truite des Monédières" (19)

PROJECT: Restoration of ecological continuity, of the riverside vegetation, the fish habitat & creation of spawning grounds on the upstream part of the Corrèze’s watershed

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2015 EDITION

Association SOS Loue et riviéres comtoises (25)

PROJECT: Consensus-seeking work, restoration & proposal following the multiples pollutions of karst rivers of the Jura mountains

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2014 EDITION

AAPPMA de la Haute Vallée du Tarn (48)

PROJECT: The Heritage Walking of the tarn headwaters

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2013 EDITION

AAPPMA de la Nive (64)

PROJECT: “Green Squad” working on 3 thematic areas (regulatory surveillance of fishing practices, le monitoring of the water quality, promotion and education)

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2012 EDITION

AAPPMA de l'Huisne (61)

PROJECT: Restoration Program of the Upper Basin of the Huisne

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2011 EDITION

AAPPMA l'Elorn (29)

PROJECT: Initiatives for the protection of protection for salmons’ the aquatic habitats

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2010 EDITION

Union des Pêcheurs de la Rivière d'Ain (01)

2009 EDITION

Association La Fario de Resteigne, Belgium (B)

2008 EDITION

Association European Rivers Network (43)

2007 EDITION

Association pour la Sauvegarde de la Gartempe et l'Atelier de Pêche et Nature de Bury (86/95)

2006 EDITION

AAPPMA La Roche-Mabile (61)

2005 EDITION

AAPPMA la Gaule des Coudans (73)

2004 EDITION

AAPPMA La Mouche Charlevalaise (27)

2003 EDITION

Association Bretonne pour la Pêche à la Mouche (56)