Posts with tag: Bison

  • Become part of the rewilding movement in Europe! (News)

    9. December 2015

    Today, Rewilding Europe launches a new platform that enables everybody to become an active part of the rewilding movement that is emerging in Europe. We offer the perfect opportunity for you to support one or more different actions that Rewilding Europe is working on. Experience how great is it to see nature bouncing back! As a …

  • 18 newborn European bison in the European Rewilding Network areas (News)

    25. August 2015

    Between March and July this year, in total 18 European bison calves have been born in European Rewilding Network (ERN) member areas. These (semi-) wild new-borns add up to the total number of 5 555 individuals registered in the European Bison Pedigree Book (December 2014).  The European bison is still listed as ‘vulnerable’ on the …

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

    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 (News)

    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 …

  • Bison in the wild – second bison release in the Southern Carpathians announced (News)

    29. May 2015

    Rewilding Europe and WWF Romania are thrilled to announce the second release of European bison to take place in the Southern Carpathians rewilding area on 12th and 13th June 2015. The herd brought into the acclimatisation area last year will be released into the wild, becoming the first bison to roam freely in the Southern …

  • Life in the wild of the Eastern Rhodopes, Bulgaria (Blog)

    9. January 2015

    “The Eastern Rhodopes are one of the most beautiful places in Europe! You will see!” Frank Zanderink told me, when I was preparing for my internship. Frank Zanderink is the “students’ broker” for Rewilding Europe. I agreed with him silently in my mind when for the first time in my life I saw the beautiful Eastern Rhodopes.   The …

  • Yellowstone Park: with more bison older forests? (Blog)

    27. October 2014

    Between 25 September and 4 October 2014, Frans Schepers and Wouter Helmer visited Wyoming and Montana in the United States, where they were invited to speak about Rewilding Europe at the 2014 Annual Gathering of the American Prairie Reserve. Apart from the American Prairie Reserve, they also visited Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park. This …

  • Challenging times for the new bison herd in the Southern Carpathians (News)

    8. October 2014

    Three out of the 17 European bison that were reintroduced to the Southern Carpathians last May, have died over the last weeks. Rewilding Europe and WWF-Romania are now together with the National Veterinary Authority in Bucharest carefully studying what the reasons for this very sad news might be. –”We are expecting to receive the medical …

  • Wild bison on the island of Bornholm attract massive crowds (News)

    2. September 2014

    The European bison, or Wisent, that were released on the Danish island of Bornholm in 2012 have now become real visitor attractions. During the summer of 2014 the island’s new bison reserve has had close to 80 000 visitors.   When the first seven bison were taken to their 200 hectare release area here in …

  • “Today’s job” in Armenis village, Southern Carpathians, Romania (Blog)

    5. March 2014

    We’ll drop either the roll up banners, the projector or the bags. We’re at the door, cannot go back, cannot go in. A long line of kids, hand-in-hand two and two, are leaving the cultural center. It’s a rehearsal day, they finished now and the tutor asks each one of them who’s waiting for them. …