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  • Three lucky Travel Club members are winners of the July 2014 draw

    30. July 2014

    The three lucky Rewilding Europe Travel Club winners were drawn on July 30, 2014 by Adrian Hagatis, Team Leader of the Southern Carpathians, Bruno D`Amicis, Communications Officer in Central Apennines and Staffan Widstrand, Marketing and Communications Director of Rewilding Europe.  And the winners are: The Grand Prize ”Rewilding bison in the Tarcu Mountains, Romania” – …

  • A great and fun way to support rewilding is to go and see it in real life!

    29. July 2014

    For every day that passes there are now more and more nature and wildlife safari opportunities in Europe. You can travel around on your own, by bike or car and with map or gps in hand. Or maybe use some assistance to more easily get to the best spots, the most charismatic wildlife and the …

  • WWF Sweden and Rewilding Europe point out nature as very important for tourism

    28. July 2014

    WWF Sweden together with Rewilding Europe, the Swedish Ecotourism Association, Nature Travels (UK), Anders Reisen (Germany) and other organisations “call for Sweden’s government after the elections this fall to put much greater priority on better and stronger nature conservation efforts”. A call that was published in a large debate article in the very influential newspaper …

  • Dimache guesthouse in Danube Delta secures the first rewilding loan in Romania

    25. July 2014

    Jeni and Dumitru Dimache have run their business for 14 years, offering accommodation, meals, wildlife tours by boat and fishing trips in the beautiful surroundings where they live, the vast wetland of the Danube Delta. ­   “One of my deepest and oldest desires has been to work with professional birdwatchers, to learn what their …

  • Arctic fox safaris in Sweden helps the arctic fox while making business sense

    21. July 2014

    Since 2011, arctic fox safaris not just generate money and attract new guests to the Helags mountain station in Sweden, but also helps the arctic fox to recover. Yet another proof that ecotourism can support the wildlife comeback. Despite being protected by law for nearly one hundred years, the arctic fox is still one of …

  • In the Southern Carpathians: Draw me a bison!

    17. July 2014

    Do you remember the little prince and his “Draw me a sheep!”? In the Southern Carpathians there is now a new version: “Draw me a bison!”. 40 enthusiastic local kids drew pictures of European bison during their Junior Rangers Camp in Poiana Marului from 3 to 7 July. The Junior Rangers in the Tarcu Mountains, …

  • A rewilding job on offer in our Velebit area

    16. July 2014

    In the Velebit rewilding are in Croatia, Rewilding Europe has a very nice job on offer to further build the rewilding team in this area.    We are looking for a Rewilding Coordinator (0.6 – 1.0 fte). He/she is co-responsible for the implementation of Rewilding Europe’s main strategy and objectives for the Velebit rewilding area …

  • Experiences from working together with hunters shared at ERN webinar

    14. July 2014

    At the second European Rewilding Network (ERN) webinar for its members, on July 8, there was an exchange of first hand experiences and inspirational stories from several rewilding sites about novel ways of building rewilding partnerships with hunting interests.   Two presentations provided detailed information from different Bulgarian rewilding sites, both members of the European …

  • A newborn in the new bison herd in the Southern Carpathians

    30. June 2014

    The new herd of European bison that was released in May in the Tarcu Mountains, Romania, now has a new member: a calf! The newborn is doing very well and as you can see from the photo it is already exploring the beautiful nature of the Southern Carpathians rewilding area. The little one was born …

  • Partnership Rewilding Europe and WILD Foundation extended

    25. June 2014

    Rewilding Europe and US-based The WILD Foundation have extended their partnership agreement by signing a ‘Collaborative Conservation Agreement’ for 2014-2015. The partnership will build on the successful cooperation so far and will focus on further building on the results of WILD10 (the 10th World Wilderness Congress—WWC), planning of the next WWC (WILD11), sharing of networks …