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  • Busy as a beaver: Monitoring beavers in the Danube Delta

    25. November 2014

    The local team from our Danube Delta rewilding area is currently running a beaver autumn-winter monitoring programme in the Somova-Parcheș area, in the eastern part of the Romanian Delta. Eight interns are involved in the monitoring work.   Back in June 2014, the first video footage from a camera trap confirmed that beavers are again …

  • Tarpan film won the Best Short Documentary award at the Equus Festival

    24. November 2014

    “TARPAN: Repainting An Ancient Picture” won last night the Best Short Documentary award at the Equus Film Festival in New York, the first film festival with equestrian themed content from around the world. The story of the Tarpan, an extinct type Eurasian wild horse and its resurrection, features in this unique half-hour documentary which is …

  • Cooperation between EBCC and Rewilding Europe launched with bison transport

    20. November 2014

    Three females of European bison, coming from Eriksberg Wildlife Park in Sweden, were today brought to the Eastern Carpathians rewilding area, to augment the existing population of some 270 animals with new genes. This is the first joint activity after signing the Memorandum of Understanding between the European Bison Conservation Center (EBCC) and Rewilding Europe …

  • European Rewilding Network presented at the European Land Stewardship Congress

    19. November 2014

    From 5 to 8 November 2014, the very first European Land Stewardship Congress took place in Barcelona, Spain.  More than 250 persons had the opportunity to participate in a wide range of activities from technical workshops to social activities. One of the presentations was about the European Rewilding Network of Rewilding Europe. The European Rewilding …

  • Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria become the seventh rewilding area

    13. November 2014

    The Rhodope Mountains have today officially become a part of the Rewilding Europe initiative, after a period of intensive preparations for it within the region.   – “The Rhodope Mountains are located southeast of Bulgaria’s capital Sofia. It is a very beautiful area and it is one of Europe’s real biodiversity hotspots, with huge rewilding …

  • Rewilding team member wins prestigious photo award

    10. November 2014

    Our rewilding colleague Bruno D`Amicis, Communications officer in the Central Apennines, won the “World in Our Hands” category award at the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year (WPY) competition provides a showcase of some of the best nature photography in the world. It is organised by London’s Natural …

  • Two magnificent, aurochs-like Sayaguesa bulls now grazing free in Velebit

    6. November 2014

    Two bulls of the Spanish breed Sayaguesa were transported from The Netherlands in mid October, to become a part of the Tauros Breeding Program in the Velebit mountains, Croatia.   They already seem adapted to their new environment,  grazing together with the existing herd of 16 animals of the ancient Croatian breed called Boskarin. Both …

  • Mobile electric fences in the Central Apennines protect the Marsican brown bear

    31. October 2014

    This week, the Rewilding Apennines team has handed over the first of the 20 electric fences donated by Rewilding Europe to the citizens of Pettorano sul Gizio (AQ) for protecting chicken coops, stables, gardens and orchards from damage by wildlife and particularly by the Marsican brown bear.   On 12 September, a male bear was …

  • New documentary film about wild horses in Bulgaria and Poland

    30. October 2014

    The Tarpan, an extinct type of the Eurasian wild horse, features in the unique recently released half-hour documentary film called “TARPAN: Repainting An Ancient Picture” which will soon be screened in New York. It is the worthy result of over a year of work by Jen Miller and Sophie Dia Pegrum, two American filmmakers at …

  • Rewilding Europe Travel Club – prizes for the December 2014 draw

    23. October 2014

    “Discover Wild Portugal” is the fantastic Grand Prize (for two!) in the December draw of the Rewilding Europe Travel Club. An unforgettable five-day trip in the Western Iberia rewilding area, where the Côa river is carving its deep path through the mountains, in and around the Faia Brava reserve! You will be thrilled by the …