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  • The sad story of a killed bear brings mobile electric fences to the Central Apennines

    29. September 2014

    A young male Apennine brown bear was found shot dead in mid-September, just outside the village of Pettorano sul Gizio. After a few days of investigation, the culprit was found and he confessed that he had deliberately shot the bear as it kept on visiting his chicken pen. This sad story can surely teach us …

  • “How to work with the Communities” – latest ERN webinar subject

    26. September 2014

    “How do we involve and work together with local stakeholders” was the subject of the third experience-sharing event for members of the European Rewilding Network, on September 23, in good discussions between the attendants.   This third European Rewilding Network webinar included topics such as in what ways rewilding can bring business, jobs and income …

  • “Rewilding horses in Europe” – why, how, which and where?

    17. September 2014

    Rewilding Europe today launched its new study “Rewilding horses in Europe”. It is the first of its kind on this exciting topic, providing the necessary background information as well as practical guidelines. This well illustrated, 48-page study was presented at the Eurosite workshop “Living with wilderness” in Haarlem, The Netherlands on September 17, by Rewilding …

  • The bison herd in Southern Carpathians has taken a new step towards life in the wild

    16. September 2014

    The 17 European bison brought back to the Tarcu Mountains in May by Rewilding Europe together with WWF – Romania are now roaming in a 160 ha area, ten times larger than the quarantine area (±15 ha) in which they spent their first four months after arrival. The 17 bison have adapted very well to …

  • The Rewilding Europe main brochure downloadable as an iBook

    15. September 2014

    We are now beginning to make our publications available through iBooks! The first one is the main brochure about Rewilding Europe (2012). It is now available for download as an iBook on your Mac or iPad. The brochure has been redesigned for the iBooks format, adding features such as video, high-resolution galleries and interactive maps. …

  • Rewilding work has re-started in the Eastern Carpathians

    10. September 2014

    Our rewilding efforts have now been officially re-started in the Eastern Carpathians, after a new ambitious and enthusiastic local team has been gathered and a very important cooperation agreement was signed with the Bieszczady National Park (BNP). This means that work has now begun in the Polish parts of this huge, cross-border Biosphere Reserve, with …

  • Wild bison on the island of Bornholm attract massive crowds

    2. September 2014

    The European bison, or Wisent, that were released on the Danish island of Bornholm in 2012 have now become real visitor attractions. During the summer of 2014 the island’s new bison reserve has had close to 80 000 visitors.   When the first seven bison were taken to their 200 hectare release area here in …

  • Special offers for the members of the Rewilding Europe Travel Club

    29. August 2014

    Eight fantastic European wildlife trips are on special offer exclusively for the members of the Rewilding Europe Travel Club: New Year’s Eve in Abruzzo & Lazio e Molise National Park (Italy) Autumn Colors in Abruzzo (Italy) Spanish Raptor Photo Safari (Spain) Raptor Special Photo Trip (Spain) Vulture Culture in the Pyrenees (Spain) White-tailed Eagle Safari …

  • Updated version of the ”Wildlife Watching Hides – a practical Guide 2.0” published

    27. August 2014

    Rewilding Europe has now released the second edition of its “Wildlife Watching Hides – a practical Guide 2.0”, the only available publication on the market for info about how to design and build professional wildlife watching tourism hides. “Wildlife Watching Hides – a practical Guide 2.0” dives into the details of the typical user groups …

  • European Rewilding Network now consists of 34 members in 18 countries

    19. August 2014

    Four more rewilding initiatives have recently been welcomed as new members of the European Rewilding Network. This brings to 34 the number of members who have joined forces to exchange experiences and inspire each other. The network now also encourages an even wider range of rewilding-related initiatives to join. Its third experience-sharing event for members …