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  • Newborn bison calf enjoys wild nature in Southern Carpathians

    3. July 2015

    Ten days ago, one of the females from the founder herd of the European bison roaming the Tarcu Mountains for over a year now, gave birth to a healthy calf. The now 7-year-old female bison arrived in the Southern Carpathians rewilding area in Romania in May 2014 as part of the reintroduction and rewilding initiative …

  • Rewilding Europe presents working definition of ‘rewilding’

    24. June 2015

    The term ‘rewilding’ is being recognised and acknowledged more widely and more frequently in Europe, while many initiatives and organisations have started to use this term. But what is ‘rewilding’ and how do we like to use it in the European context? It is for this reason that we have developed a working definition of ‘rewilding’ …

  • First bison calf born in the Rhodope Mountains rewilding area

    23. June 2015

    Last Wednesday marked the birth of the first bison calf in the Rhodope Mountains rewilding area. European bison arrived to the Studen Kladenets Reserve in the Eastern Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria at the end of October 2013. The newborn bison calf is healthy, in good condition and well accepted by its parents.     The European bison …

  • Toyota Fund for Europe supports Rewilding Europe

    22. June 2015

    Rewilding Europe is delighted to receive financial support from the Toyota Fund for Europe for working in the Southern Carpathians and Velebit rewilding areas.   The Toyota Fund for Europe operates at a pan-European level and supports projects across a number of different European countries or regions. The focus is in fields where Toyota can …

  • Oder Delta becomes the eighth Rewilding Europe area

    19. June 2015

    The Oder Delta, straddling the border area of Poland and Germany on the Baltic Sea coast, has today officially become part of the Rewilding Europe initiative. After three years of intensive preparations with many different authorities and stakeholders, four organisations agreed to start working together to put the area on the European map as an …

  • Sharing experience within a growing European Rewilding Network

    18. June 2015

    On June 5 another event was held to share experience between members of the European Rewilding Network (ERN). This time the subject was about coexistence between people and large carnivores. This sixth web-based seminar (‘webinar’) included a presentation of two best-practice examples from areas with existing conflicts between local people and wildlife in Bulgaria and …

  • Rewilding Côa Valley celebrated by pre-launch of the Faia Brava Star Camp

    17. June 2015

    The celebration of the 15th anniversary of Associação Transumância e Natureza (ATN) on 12–14 June marked the great progress made with rewilding of the Côa Valley in the Portuguese part of the Western Iberia rewilding area. During the event, the Faia Brava Star Camp pre-launch took place to show the visitors an accommodation unique and new …

  • 28 European bison now roaming the Tarcu Mountains in the Southern Carpathians

    15. June 2015

    One year ago the European bison, the largest land mammal on our continent, returned to its old haunts in the Southern Carpathians. One year later, during a second major release event on 12 and 13 June last week, the number of animals doubled as a next step to create a viable population of free roaming …

  • Princess Theodora of Liechtenstein visits Southern Carpathians rewilding area

    13. June 2015

    On June 6th HSH Princess Theodora von Liechtenstein and HSH Prince Alexander von Liechtenstein visited Romania with the Green Teen Team Foundation to launch a school programme with young students from Armenis and Teregova, together with Rewilding Europe and WWF Romania. Theodora is the founder of the foundation whose objective is to help to save …

  • Congratulations to the three lucky winners of the June 2015 Travel Club draw

    9. June 2015

    Three fantastic wildlife trips to Bulgaria, Poland and Sweden were matched with their lucky winners at a draw of the Rewilding Europe Travel Club taking place in Bulgaria last Saturday. The Grand Prize winner of the June 2015 Travel Club was drawn by Lena M. Lindén, Rewilding Europe Supervisory Board Member. Stoycho Stoychev, Team Leader …

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