Posts with tag: Romania

  • The Danube Delta rewilding area expands into Ukraine (News)

    30. May 2017

    Rewilding Europe is delighted to announce that rewilding activities in the spectacular Danube Delta, Europe’s second largest wetland, will now extend into Ukraine. This follows the signing of a partnership agreement with Rewilding Ukraine, a newly established local NGO. Rewilding Europe and Rewilding Ukraine signed up to a five-year partnership in April, agreeing to work …

  • New bison boost in the Southern Carpathians (News)

    28. April 2017

    The spectacular sight of Europe’s largest land animal running wild  is set to become more common in Romania’s Țarcu Mountains. After a long journey from the Avesta Reserve in Sweden, a group of nine European bison arrived at Rewilding Europe’s Southern Carpathians rewilding area on April 22 and 23. The group will eventually join free-roaming …

  • New bison boost in the Southern Carpathians (LIFE Bison news)

    28. April 2017

    The spectacular sight of Europe’s largest land animal running wild  is set to become more common in Romania’s Țarcu Mountains. After a long journey from the Avesta Reserve in Sweden, a group of nine European bison arrived at Rewilding Europe’s Southern Carpathians rewilding area on April 22 and 23. The group will eventually join free-roaming …

  • LIFE Bison Project presented in Bucharest, Romania (LIFE Bison news)

    1. November 2016

    Last Friday, the LIFE project “Urgent actions for the recovery of European Bison populations in Romania” (LIFE Bison) held its opening ceremony at the “Grigore Antipa” Natural History Museum in Bucharest, Romania. The project works to build a viable population of the European bison in the Tarçu Mountains Natura 2000 site in the Southern Carpathians. …

  • Fresh camera trap images from Bison Hillock (LIFE Bison news)

    16. September 2016

    The reintroduction of bison in the Romanian Țarcu Mountains, which began in 2012 with a partnership between WWF-Romania and Rewilding Europe, is running at full speed, with 20 individuals already roaming freely 200 years after their disappearance from these lands. Through the LIFE Bison project funded by the EU, we aim at creating a viable …

  • Holograms explaining the bison behaviour and impact on nature in Romania (LIFE Bison news)

    24. August 2016

    The Bison Visitor Centre in Armeniș, Țarcu Mountains, Romania, is now presenting scientific data about the bison in a playful and immersive way. It has the biggest holographic projection in Europe with two more installations that were built at the crossroads between art and technology. The data feed, animating the installations, is being continuously collected …

  • Rewilding Europe and WWF Romania building up a bison breeding centre (News)

    31. May 2016

    Last week, Rewilding Europe and WWF Romania took the first steps towards establishing a bison breeding centre in Romanian Hunedoara Zoo. In the framework of the LIFE – Bison project, translocation of two bison marked the start of a new important stage in bringing back this iconic species. Newborn calves will be released from the …

  • The bison herd in Southern Carpathians has taken a new step towards life in the wild (News)

    16. September 2014

    The 17 European bison brought back to the Tarcu Mountains in May by Rewilding Europe together with WWF – Romania are now roaming in a 160 ha area, ten times larger than the quarantine area (±15 ha) in which they spent their first four months after arrival. The 17 bison have adapted very well to …

  • European bison released in the Vanatori Neamt Nature Park, Romania (News)

    8. August 2014

    On a parallel with the efforts by Rewilding Europe and its partners to bring back European bison to the Tarcu Mounatins, other great work is being done in Romania for this endangered species. For example in the Vanatori Neamt Nature Park, which is also a member of the European Rewilding Network. On June 24th 2014, …

  • Finally back on stage after more than 250 years! (News)

    17. May 2014

    Today, 17 European bison were released into the wild in Romania’s Southern Carpathian Mountains. They were invited here by the people of the Municipality of Armenis, who have set aside a large part of their communal land for wildlife. The animals came from wildlife parks and breeding stations across Europe – from Sweden in the …