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  • Team Leader Profiles: Iwona Krępic – Oder Delta (Poland)

    6. January 2016

    When Iwona Krępic moved from Szczecin to the small Polish village of Kopice eight years ago, she could not have foreseen at the time that this change of scenery would fundamentally change her professional life. A trained chemist, ideas of rewilding and nature conservation were far from her mind when she and her husband arrived …

  • Linden Tree Retreat & Ranch – Escape, Relax, Unwind!

    14. December 2015

    Linden Tree Retreat & Ranch is the only genuine working guest ranch in Croatia, surrounded by 200,000 hectares of the UNESCO Velebit Nature Park. The ranch, located within the Velebit rewilding area, offers a range of equestrian adventures through the picturesque mountains, valleys and coastal landscapes of Velebit. In 2013, Rewilding Europe supported the expansion of …

  • Biking for Rewilding – Rewilding in Germany (part 5)

    2. December 2015

    Dave and Anna, two environmentalists from the United Kingdom, started their “Biking for Rewilding” tour in April 2015 after leaving their office jobs and taking off on an adventure with a purpose. The 4,000 km cycling tour led them through seven European countries, where they visited seven rewilding areas. The final two destinations were Wisent …

  • Rewilding team visits Finnish wildlife watching hides

    2. November 2015

    After a long day of travel, five Rewilding Europe team members from Velebit (Croatia) and Eastern Carpathians (Poland) arrived at the Kuikka base camp of Wildlife Safaris Finland. Here, we would spend the next two days with experienced wildlife photographer Lassi Rautiainen, learning about his highly successful wildlife photographic and tourism business, with the aim …

  • Biking for rewilding – bison in the Dutch dunes (part 4)

    30. September 2015

    Dave and Anna, two environmentalists from the United Kingdom, started their “biking for rewilding” tour in April 2015 after leaving their office jobs and taking off on an adventure with a purpose. In this fourth blog you can read about their visit to the European ‪‎bison project in the Kraansvlak area along the Dutch coast. This project …

  • Rewilding Tented Camp experience in the Southern Carpathians

    10. September 2015

    This summer, the rewilding team has been busy designing a Tented Camp experience in the Southern Carpathians rewilding landscape. The infrastructure for the Tented Camp is made up of highly durable tents and other amenities designed to provide comfort for tourists who want to spend a couple of nights in a remote and wild natural …

  • Biking for rewilding – Natural Rewilding at Swiss National Park (part 3)

    3. September 2015

    On our cycle tour of rewilding areas in Europe, our third stop was Parc Naziunal Svizzer – the Swiss National Park. Established in 1914, it was the first national park in the Alps and by now one of the oldest national parks in Europe. It is one of the first members of the European Rewilding Network (ERN).   …

  • Team Leader Profiles: Pedro Prata – Western Iberia

    26. August 2015

    Born and raised in a small village among the mountain ranges of central Portugal, Pedro’s interest in the natural world began at an early age. Over time, what started as a child’s natural curiosity turned into a serious academic pursuit as Pedro, after experimenting with different pathways in his early student days, eventually graduated from …

  • Biking for rewilding – Living Mountain in the Pre-Pyrenees (part 2)

    22. July 2015

    On our cycle tour of rewilding areas in Europe, our second stop was Muntanya d’Alinyà , a living mountain in the Catalan Pre-Pyrenees. Muntanya d’Alinyà is one of the largest private nature reserves in Spain and member of the European Rewilding Network (ERN).   During the end of June we have been climbing gradually into the …

  • Team Leader Profiles: Alexandra Panait – Danube Delta

    15. July 2015

    When speaking to Alexandra about the rewilding of the Danube Delta region in her home country of Romania, it soon becomes clear that, to her, this is more than just an ecological debate. It is a grand vision of a more positive, collaborative, and mutually beneficial relationship between a land and its people. Instilling a …