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  • Salviamo l’Orso wins grant for bear conservation in the Central Apennines

    22. November 2017

    Rewilding Europe is delighted to announced that Salviamo l’Orso, our partner in the Central Apennines rewilding area, has been awarded a grant from the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA). A Salviamo l’Orso project titled “Let’s take action for the Bear” was approved for funding by members of EOCA in early November, together with four other …

  • The Rhodope Mountains rewilding area welcomes two new bison

    16. November 2017

    The animals, which are acclimatising quickly, will soon join the existing herd of bison in the area, boosting the role of the Rhodope Mountains as a breeding centre and benefitting local biodiversity. The Rhodope Mountains rewilding area was delighted to welcome two more European bison in October. The animals were donated by Suhl Zoo in …

  • Second shipment of Tauros arrives in the Danube Delta

    15. November 2017

    The successful translocation saw a second group of ten Tauros join the existing herd, which arrived in the Danube Delta in 2015. Crossbreeding with local breeds should result in a free roaming, well-adapted herd of bovines that will shape a biodiverse, naturally grazed delta landscape.    A new shipment of Tauros arrived safely in the Danube …

  • Five more black vultures tagged as LIFE Vultures project progresses

    14. November 2017

    The birds, tagged with GPS transmitters in Dadia National Park in Greece, will offer additional insight into black vulture behaviour and movement on and around the Balkan Peninsula. By supporting conservation measures, this will hopefully reinforce the comeback of this magnificent yet endangered species. As part of the five-year LIFE Vultures project which began in …

  • The European Rewilding Network welcomes three new members

    7. November 2017

    Rewilding Europe is delighted to welcome three new members (from Scotland, Spain and Poland) to the European Rewilding Network. Displaying impressive growth since its launch at WILD10 in Salamanca in October 2013, the network now comprises 57 members from 25 European countries (including Rewilding Europe’s eight operational areas). The European Rewilding Network’s trio of fresh faces are …

  • European Rewilding Network webinar covers river restoration

    3. November 2017

    The latest European Rewilding Network webinar, held in October, saw members from nine European countries come together online to discuss and learn about best practice in the restoration of natural river dynamics.   Rewilding Europe regularly organises webinars for members of the European Rewilding Network (ERN) to discuss rewilding related topics and share insight and experience. The …

  • Rewilding Europe’s Alex Karamanlidis wins prestigious award

    31. October 2017

    The US-based Society for Marine Mammalogy presents the “Conservation Merit” award to Karamanlidis for his work to protect the endangered Mediterranean monk seal. Rewilding Europe are delighted to announce that Alexandros Karamanlidis, a member of Rewilding Europe’s management team and a regional manager based in Greece, has won an award from the Society for Marine …

  • Romanian bison photo exhibition takes reintroduction to the people

    30. October 2017

    The exhibition, which will continue until 2021, depicts the ongoing bison reintroduction in the Southern Carpathians by Rewilding Europe and WWF Romania, with a special focus on reaching out to the younger generation.        They say a picture tells a thousand words. This autumn a visually stunning Romanian photographic exhibition presented the full story of Rewilding …

  • Marker Wadden joins the European Rewilding Network

    20. October 2017

    The innovative and ambitious Dutch restoration project becomes the network’s 54th member. Rewilding Europe are delighted to welcome one of Europe’s largest, most ambitious and most innovative nature restoration projects as the 54th member of the European Rewilding Network (ERN). Overseen by Dutch non-profit organisation Natuurmonumenten (the Dutch Society for Nature Conservation), the Marker Wadden project …

  • Bulgarian exhibition presents the avian wonders of the Rhodopes

    9. October 2017

    This October an exhibition titled “Lords of the Rhodopean Skies” is taking place at the Regional History Museum of the town of Kardzhali in southern Bulgaria. The aim of the exhibition is to reconnect people with nature by presenting the wild beauty and diversity of the Rhodope Mountains rewilding area. The exhibition was officially opened …