Posts with tag: European Wildlife Bank

  • 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, …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Proceedings of the Rewilding Europe seminar at WILD10 now available (News)

    24. February 2014

    The vision of how Europe can be rewilded showing some of the latest insights, experiences and successful working examples is presented in the brochure Making Europe a Wilder Place, a series of presentations of the forefront of rewilding in Europe. This 34-page brochure is now available. The proceedings are the result of a full-day seminar …

  • Liberty Wildlife Fund supports Rewilding Europe (News)

    12. December 2012

    Rewilding Europe is very excited to announce that Liberty Wildlife Fund, a private foundation in The Netherlands, has decided to support Rewilding Europe for a period of three years. The financial support, in total 617.000 euros, will be used for the “Wildlife Recovery Programme” that Rewilding Europe has designed. It includes three components: preparation & …

  • Swedish Postcode Lottery supports Rewilding Europe (News)

    23. December 2011

    We are very happy to announce that the Swedish Postcode Lottery has decided to support our initiative for the coming two years, in our endeavors to make Europe a wilder place! The Swedish Postcode Lottery is very excited about Rewilding Europe and has chosen to support us in a range of activities, mainly on wildlife …