Posts with tag: wild horse

  • Interest payments in wild horses (Blog)

    11. August 2017

    Rewilding Europe has a new solution for biodiversity management and revives ancient animals in the process Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria, rising to over 2 000 metres, with deep river gorges and steep cliffs, cover close to 15 000 square kilometres, extending into Greece in the south. This is one of the most important breeding sites …

  • “Status Wild”, a documentary about Rhodope Mountains goes live (Blog)

    8. August 2017

    Brilliant 15-minute film showcases the efforts of the Rewilding Rhodopes team and their work with Konik horses.   Earlier this year, two talented Dutch university students – Joanne Landman and Jamie-Lee Bal – travelled to Rewilding Europe’s rewilding area in the Rhodope Mountains of Bulgaria. They were there to make a documentary about the pioneering efforts …

  • Something old, something new (News)

    19. May 2017

    Looking to boost the benefical impact of free-roaming wild horses in the Coa Valley, Associação Transumância e Natureza (ATN) starts the Zebro Project. Raising the grazing Rewilding Europe wants Europe’s native herbivores to return in significant, naturally balanced numbers to the lands where they once belonged. With domesticated livestock numbers on the decline in many …

  • 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. …

  • Faia Brava in Western Iberia as a showcase of rewilding (Blog)

    25. July 2016

    Portugal, or at least the region in which we stayed, was far richer in wildlife than most if not all of Denmark. The diversity and sheer number of bird species we witnessed far outcompeted anything I’ve seen even in the largest nature reserves in my country. Even so, when we entered the Faia Brava reserve, …

  • Rewilding horses on a European prairie (News)

    16. January 2016

    The natural grazing of the Lika Plains in Croatia got a boost last week with the arrival of a herd of Konik horses from Latvia. 45 horses, well adapted to harsh winter conditions and the presence of large predators, are already exploring their new habitat in one of Europe’s most spectacular landscapes.   Against the …

  • Become part of the rewilding movement in Europe! (News)

    9. December 2015

    Today, Rewilding Europe launches a new platform that enables everybody to become an active part of the rewilding movement that is emerging in Europe. We offer the perfect opportunity for you to support one or more different actions that Rewilding Europe is working on. Experience how great is it to see nature bouncing back! As a …

  • New publication – sharing practices on natural grazing in Europe (News)

    13. July 2015

    Today, Rewilding Europe launches a new publication focusing on sharing practices on natural grazing as a key ecological process. The publication ‘Natural Grazing – Practices in the rewilding of cattle and horses’ will help rewilding initiatives from all over Europe to learn and adopt some of the latest lessons and practices on setting up and …

  • Lika Plains officially opened as natural grazing pilot in Velebit (News)

    28. May 2015

    On Tuesday 19th May, the release of a herd counting 23 Bosnian mountain horses marked the start of an exciting natural grazing pilot in 500 hectares of the spectacular Lika Plains in the Velebit rewilding area. Guests from Adessium Foundation, Rogier van der Weerd and Floris van Hest together with Frans Schepers, Managing Director of …

  • New documentary film about wild horses in Bulgaria and Poland (News)

    30. October 2014

    The Tarpan, an extinct type of the Eurasian wild horse, features in the unique recently released half-hour documentary film called “TARPAN: Repainting An Ancient Picture” which will soon be screened in New York. It is the worthy result of over a year of work by Jen Miller and Sophie Dia Pegrum, two American filmmakers at …