Posts with tag: European Rewilding Network

  • Finland’s Snowchange purchases wetland with its first Rewilding Europe Capital loan (News)

    10. May 2017

    A loan from Rewilding Europe Capital (REC) enabled Finland-based Snowchange Cooperative to purchase the 110-hectare Linnunsuo wetland area in April.  Situated in Finnish North Karelia, the wetland was bought from Vapo, the leading developer of bioenergy in Finland and the world’s leading peat industry business, after a year of negotiation. This groundbreaking loan is the …

  • Wild Ways: a milestone meeting (News)

    20. April 2017

    Rewilding Europe’s first ever gathering sees team members, partners and supporters come together to review progress, look ahead to a wilder future and witness the launch of “Europe’s Five”. Bringing together 120 people from nearly 20 different European countries, Rewilding Europe’s first ever gathering was held in Amsterdam on April 19, 2017. This momentous event, …

  • European Rewilding Network members discuss human-wildlife coexistence (News)

    9. April 2017

    Representatives of ten European Rewilding Network sites came together in March to discuss how social science and raising awareness can achieve better human-wildlife coexistence and mitigate human-wildlife conflict.  Rewilding Europe regularly organises webinars for the European Rewilding Network (ERN), which now totals 53 members. Here they discuss rewilding-related topics and share knowledge and experience. This year’s first …

  • Non-consumptive use of brown bears in tourism: guidelines for responsible practice (Blog)

    21. March 2017

    Today, conflicts with man still threaten Europe’s large carnivores species, and prevent the full recovery of their populations. In the past, strategies to mitigate these conflicts have varied between different European countries, they have typically focused on keeping large carnivores away from humans, either by eradicating them, or by restricting human access to areas where …

  • Milestone moment for the European Rewilding Network (News)

    23. January 2017

    The rapidly growing and increasingly influential European Rewilding Network (ERN) has just welcomed its 50th member. These are now distributed across 25 countries.   Rewilding Europe was delighted to welcome the ERN’s 50th member in January.  The Carnivores.cz initiative is a conservation programme of Friends of the Earth Czech Republic, supporting the natural recovery of …

  • European Rewilding Network members hone their communication skills (News)

    5. January 2017

    Effective communication with local stakeholders is a crucial part of any rewilding project. In December 2016 various members of the European Rewilding Network came together in a webinar to discuss their experiences with stakeholders and establish best practice.     Rewilding Europe regularly organizes webinars for members of the European Rewilding Network (ERN). Here they discuss …

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

    9. November 2016

    Rewilding Europe warmly welcomes three new members into the European Rewilding Network (ERN). These new members are rewilding initiatives from Ukraine, Finland and Portugal. Since its launch at WILD10 in Salamanca in October 2013, the network doubled in size and is now counting 42 members from 22 European countries and eight areas of Rewilding Europe. …

  • Dutch Postcode Lottery continues cooperation with Rewilding Europe (News)

    25. October 2016

    We are thrilled to announce that last week, the Board of Directors of the Dutch Postcode Lottery decided to continue its cooperation with Rewilding Europe. Based on a formal evaluation completed this year, the Board made this positive decision which means that Rewilding Europe will continue to receive financial support for the period 2017-2021. Since …

  • Webinar: European Rewilding Network on community-based river restoration (News)

    13. October 2016

    This October, the 12th 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 restoration of river systems and how to involve communities. Two successful showcases were presented (Sweden and Finland) and participants learned what it takes to bring change …

  • Promotional film of Rewilding Europe released today (News)

    27. September 2016

    We are excited to announce the release of Rewilding Europe’s first promotional film today, presenting our vision for a wilder Europe. Take a few moments and travel with us to some of the rewilding areas in which we work, learn about the historic opportunities for rewilding, and how this can benefit both nature and people. …