Posts with tag: Oder Delta

  • Restoration and return in the Oder Delta (Blog)

    13. November 2017

    A keen advocate of rewilding, Tim Kasoar is a fourth year PhD student at Cambridge University in the UK. A particular interest in restoring wetland and floodplain habitats and natural flood dynamics took him to the Oder Delta rewilding area, where he witnessed firsthand the beneficial impact of river restoration on local biodiversity.  As a …

  • 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 …

  • Supporting local partners opposing Poland’s inland waterways programme (News)

    28. August 2017

    Programme’s proposed measures would have a catastrophic impact on biodiversity and negatively impact the work of Rewilding Europe and its partners.  In 2016, the government of Poland published a programme for the development of the country’s inland waterways. With the aim of transforming the Oder, Vistula and Bug rivers into class V waterways (capable of …

  • Oder Delta team members enjoy productive springtime socialising (Blog)

    7. July 2017

    This spring proved to be a very interactive one for Rewilding Europe’s Oder Delta team. During the Wild Ways event in Amsterdam in mid-April we began by sharing experiences and insight with the wider Rewilding Europe web – members of the supervisory board, Rewilding Europe Circle, senior management, central team and local rewilding teams. Iwona …

  • Days Out in the Delta (Blog)

    17. February 2017

    Field trips in the Oder Delta reveal the potential for restoring fish migration.   In brilliant mid-November sunshine, Suleika Suntken and myself, Katrin Schikorr, arrive in the small Polish city of Stepnica, on the edge of the Oder Delta. All members of the German Rewilding Oder Delta project team from the Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH), we …

  • Support for the lesser spotted eagle in the Oder Delta (News)

    25. November 2016

    Funded through the Krombacher Brewery Species Conservation Project, the Oder Delta team has started to work on improving the breeding and feeding habitats of the lesser spotted eagle. The work started this spring is a great example of how a company can support nature conservation and rewilding. Earlier this year, Rewilding Europe’s partner organization in …

  • Team Leader Profiles – Ulrich Stöcker, Oder Delta (Germany) (Blog)

    31. March 2016

    Ulrich’s journey towards becoming the Team Leader of the Oder Delta German team began in the legal realm. As a lawyer specialized in Environmental Law, he was directly involved in the set-up of the Lower Oder Valley National Park. During his work, he has experienced resistance of local residents to new legislation if they felt …

  • Team Leader Profiles: Iwona Krępic – Oder Delta (Poland) (Blog)

    6. January 2016

    When Iwona Krępic moved from Szczecin to the small Polish village of Kopice eight years ago, she could not have foreseen at the time that this change of scenery would fundamentally change her professional life. A trained chemist, ideas of rewilding and nature conservation were far from her mind when she and her husband arrived …

  • What do rewilding and art have in common? (News)

    1. October 2015

    Today, Rewilding Europe and the Artists for Nature Foundation have officially started cooperation by signing a Memorandum of Understanding. Both organizations have identified synergies and complementarities between their vision, mission and activities and have agreed to explore working together. Combining art and rewilding – at a first glance this is maybe an unexpected connection, but if …

  • Oder Delta becomes the eighth Rewilding Europe area (News)

    19. June 2015

    The Oder Delta, straddling the border area of Poland and Germany on the Baltic Sea coast, has today officially become part of the Rewilding Europe initiative. After three years of intensive preparations with many different authorities and stakeholders, four organisations agreed to start working together to put the area on the European map as an …