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  • Rewilding Europe Capital supports wildlife watching enterprise in Western Iberia

    27. July 2016

    Wildlife Portugal, a wildlife tour operator, has become the fourth recipient of a Rewilding Europe Capital (REC) loan in the Western Iberia rewilding area. Wildlife Portugal is specialised in bird tours within the region and specifically in Faia Brava nature reserve. This enterprise focusses on wildlife watching, nature conservation and education. In collaboration with Associação …

  • Star Camp – Europe’s first real safari accommodation opens for guests

    14. July 2016

    Star Camp – a unique safari-style camp overlooking Portugal’s Côa Valley, opened up in June to welcome and host its very first guests. This nature traveler’s dream was an idea conceived by Rewilding Europe back in 2013. Through collaboration with the Associação Transumância e Natureza (ATN), our main partner in Western Iberia and sole owner of …

  • Visiting rewilding areas is now just a click away!

    13. July 2016

    Rewilding Europe’s safaris – traveling and giving back to nature Today, Rewilding Europe has launched a new safari trips section on its website, presenting various safari trip offers to our rewilding areas throughout Europe. Travellers, nature lovers, families, explorers and others who want to experience these destinations and desire to reconnect with nature can now …

  • Rewilding Europe receives CBF’s Seal of Approval

    12. July 2016

    This July, after an in depth review, Rewilding Europe received the official charity recognition from the Dutch Bureau of Fundraising Organisations (CBF). Rewilding Europe now carries the CBF’s Seal of Approval for meeting the formulated criteria with regard to the disbursement of funds, governing board, policies, fundraising and accountability. The Central Bureau on Fundraising (CBF) …

  • Intense Natural Grazing Course by Rewilding Europe and ARK Nature

    1. July 2016

    Last week, a five day long “Natural Grazing” course took place in the Netherlands. Rewilding Europe and ARK Nature organized the course to support Rewilding Europe’s local teams and European Rewilding Network (ERN) members involved in natural grazing. Participants from six European countries attended various workshops, expert discussions sessions and study tours together gaining better …

  • Webinar: Converting former agricultural lands into nature

    15. June 2016

    This June, the eleventh web-based seminar of the European Rewilding Network took place through our online platform. Members from various European countries gathered to discuss and exchange knowledge about the conversion of former agricultural lands into a more natural setting that allows natural processes to shape the landscape once again, and support species to live here. …

  • Princess Laurentien attends third bison reintroduction project in the Netherlands

    14. June 2016

    Today, the official start of the third bison reintroduction project in the Netherlands was attended by Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, on behalf of Rewilding Europe. Together with pupils from local schools, Princess Laurentien officially opened the project in the Veluwe area by unveiling a bison board on which the children had put personal messages …

  • Third bison release in the Southern Carpathians, Romania

    13. June 2016

    This Saturday, after 3000 km of travelling, ten more European bison originating from Belgian and German zoos and wildlife centres arrived at the Țarcu Mountains in the southern part of Romania. This group joined the herds Rewilding Europe and WWF Romania released here in 2014 and 2015, making one more step towards creating a viable wild bison …

  • Second generation of Tauros now grazing in Lika Plains

    9. June 2016

    This Wednesday, 20 Tauros safely arrived at the spectacular Lika Plains, Velebit rewilding area in Croatia, where they will join the existing herd in the largest Tauros breeding site of Rewilding Europe. Here, through natural grazing, wild-living herds of Tauros and horses restore natural processes. The impact of bovines on the landscape is already visible, …

  • Additional support for rewilding of Lapland’s rivers

    2. June 2016

    On May 26, Swedish Marie-Claire Cronstedts Foundation announced its support for rewilding of Lapland’s rivers by presenting a grant to Rewilding Lapland Foundation. The funding will complement already approved funding by the Swedish Postcode Foundation for the restoration of fish spawning areas at Trollforsen, Pite River, and boost field activities in Lapland. Lapland, Rewilding Europe’s …