Posts with tag: European Rewilding Network

  • The European Rewilding Network welcomes three new members (News)

    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 (News)

    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 …

  • Marker Wadden joins the European Rewilding Network (News)

    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 …

  • Banking on wildlife (News)

    5. October 2017

    Rewilding Europe’s European Wildife Bank is a pioneering way to restore natural numbers of large herbivores across Europe. Launched in 2013, Rewilding Europe’s European Wildlife Bank (EWB) is designed to facilitate the reintroduction and restocking of herbivores to rewilding areas across the European continent. It has already proven successful, supplying animals to nearly 20 sites …

  • ERN Forum set to bring added benefits to members (News)

    29. September 2017

    New forum to foster greater exchange between members of the burgeoning network.   Since it was launched in October 2013, the European Rewilding Network (ERN) has gone from strength to strength, benefitting a growing number of rewilding-focused organisations right across Europe. It currently contains 53 members (including Rewilding Europe’s eight operational areas), who together represent …

  • Learning from the Lebus bison incident (News)

    23. September 2017

    The recent shooting of a wild European bison in eastern Germany highlights the urgent need to plan more carefully for wildlife comeback across our continent.  On September 14 a wild European bison was shot near the town of Lebus in eastern Germany. The previous day the bull had crossed the Oder River from Poland, having …

  • Introducing the Circle of Life (LIFE Vultures news)

    2. September 2017

    With an informative publication, Rewilding Europe and ARK Nature present a new way to support Europe’s scavengers. As a vulture’s head disappears inside a carcass, a beech marten bares its teeth at a red fox intent on taking a bite of the same carrion. A closer look reveals a  diverse cleaning crew of beetles and …

  • Trust & terminology: leveraging the lexicon of rewilding (Blog)

    30. August 2017

    The rise of rewilding has led to much dialogue and debate. With rewilding initiatives now bearing fruit in over 25 European countries, Rewilding Europe’s new and progressive language can engender essential support and passion for wild nature across the continent. Let us consider the word “rewilding”. As Rewilding Europe works to give more space to …

  • Rewilding Europe and Rewilding Britain join forces (News)

    4. August 2017

    This summer, Rewilding Europe and Rewilding Britain signed a ‘Collaborative Rewilding Agreement’, marking the start of a shared intent to coordinate their rewilding and communication activities and to enhance the understanding, support and implementation of rewilding in Britain and Europe. The signing took place at the Knepp Castle Estate in West Sussex, one of the rewilding …

  • Ode to the European bison (Blog)

    13. July 2017

    On April 24 this year, one of the first members of the European Rewilding Network – the European Bison Project in Kraansvlak – celebrated its 10 year anniversary. In this blog, European Rewilding Network Exchange Officer and bison project coordinator Yvonne Kemp shares an inspirational story about the developing relationship between European bison and the people …