Posts with tag: European Wildlife Bank

  • Pioneering study sheds new light on bison ecology and grazing communities (News)

    19. January 2018

    The results of the four-year study, which focused on the feeding behaviour of reintroduced European bison, Konik horses and Highland cattle in and around the Kraansvlak reserve in the Netherlands, have important implications for rewilding initiatives across Europe.  A study in grazing One of Rewilding Europe’s key objectives is the restoration of trophic cascades. These …

  • What a year it has been! (Blog)

    3. January 2018

    As we move into 2018 I am looking forward to the prospect of longer days and new life bursting forth. This time in the calendar has always been a turning point, as we say goodbye to the previous twelve months and consider the future. Now is a good time to reflect on both our achievements …

  • Second shipment of Tauros arrives in the Danube Delta (News)

    15. November 2017

    The successful translocation saw a second group of ten Tauros join the existing herd, which arrived in the Danube Delta in 2015. Crossbreeding with local breeds should result in a free roaming, well-adapted herd of bovines that will shape a biodiverse, naturally grazed delta landscape.    A new shipment of Tauros arrived safely in the Danube …

  • 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 …

  • 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, …

  • 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. …

  • 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 …

  • Princess Laurentien attends third bison reintroduction project in the Netherlands (News)

    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 …

  • 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, …