Posts with tag: ARK Nature

  • Intense Natural Grazing Course by Rewilding Europe and ARK Nature (News)

    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 …

  • New release of European bison in The Netherlands (News)

    8. March 2016

    This Monday, the Netherlands witnessed the start of a new bison grazing project. The first four animals were released in the Maashorst nature reserve in the south-eastern part of the country (Province of Noord-Brabant) where ultimately a starting herd of of 11 animals will roam a landscape of at least 1,500 hectares of forests, grasslands, …

  • Rewilding Europe receives 500,000 euros from the Dutch Postcode Lottery (News)

    28. January 2016

    On Tuesday 26 January the Goed Geld Gala, the annual charity gala of Dutch Postcode Lottery, took place at the Carré Theatre, Amsterdam. During the wonderful gala Rewilding Europe received 500,000 euros in support of its rewilding work across Europe. Rewilding Europe became a beneficiary of the Dutch Postcode Lottery in February 2013. The initiative receives …

  • Partnership between Rewilding Europe and ARK Nature renewed (News)

    27. January 2016

    Today, ARK Nature and Rewilding Europe have renewed their partnership with the signing of another three-year agreement for cooperation. This cooperation includes continuation of existing work like developing the European Wildlife Bank and the European Rewilding Network, but also possible new activities such as promoting the role of carrion and scavengers in Rewilding Europe’s rewilding …

  • Dutch Postcode Lottery project “Green Treasures of Europe” completed (News)

    9. October 2015

    Rewilding Europe started its initiative in 2011 with a substantial grant from the Dutch Postcode Lottery for the project “Green Treasures of Europe”. This special project grant was received from the Dutch Postcode Lottery through ARK Nature, one of the initiating partners of Rewilding Europe. After four years of working in partnership with ARK Nature …

  • Webinar: European Rewilding Network about how to restore food chains (News)

    22. September 2015

    On September 17th, the seventh web-based seminar of the European Rewilding Network took place and this time members from several rewilding sites in Europe discussed how to restore food chains and the ways rewilding contributes to this. The webinar specifically addressed the crucial importance of dead animals in nature and consequently the chances for scavengers feeding …

  • Conservation Award for Rewilding Director Wouter Helmer (News)

    18. September 2015

    Today, Wouter Helmer, co-founder and Rewilding Director of Rewilding Europe, received a prestigious Dutch conservation award, the ‘Groeneveld Award’ (Groeneveldprijs) at the Groeneveld Castle in Baarn, the Netherlands. The award council report describes Wouter Helmer as ‘an instigator of modern ecology, a brilliant and connecting thinker and a great communicator’. The Groeneveld Award, active since …

  • The Oder Delta: Birds, Beavers and Barszcz (Blog)

    20. June 2014

    At the end of May, three vans took off from The Netherlands for a study trip for the ARK Nature foundation team to the Oder Delta, an area at the very northern end of the border between Germany and Poland. Here, the Oder River flows out into the Baltic Sea via the Szczecin Lagoon and …

  • Rewilding Europe receives €500,000 from Dutch Postcode Lottery (News)

    5. February 2014

    The Rewilding Europe initiative received a €500,000 check from the Dutch Postcode Lottery at its “Good Money Gala” on February 4th. For 101 charities – and for Rewilding Europe as well – it was a big night at the Koninklijk Theater Carré in Amsterdam. The night’s highlight came when the Lottery announced it would award …

  • Gelderse Poort – the first member of the European Rewilding Network (News)

    9. September 2013

    The Dutch rewilding area ‘Gelderse Poort’ is the first member of the European Rewilding Network (ERN), the newest initiative of Rewilding Europe aiming to connect and unite rewilding initiatives and activities all over Europe. On 8 September, Frans Schepers, Managing Director of Rewilding Europe handed over the ERN Membership Certificate to Mr Piet Winterman, Regional …