Posts with tag: wildlife watching

  • Velebit’s wildlife hides offer views to a thrill (News)

    24. November 2017

    The hides, which opened in 2016, are now offering fantastic wildlife viewing opportunities in the Velebit rewilding area. Increasingly popular with visitors, they are effectively supporting the development of a local nature-based economy. Inside a wildlife watching hide in the heart of the Velebit rewilding area in Croatia, Ingo Zahlheimer waits with baited breath, camera …

  • Europe: it’s wild and waiting (Blog)

    16. October 2017

    With the launch of the European Safari Company, travellers of all ages can immerse themselves in Europe’s magnificent wild nature like never before. When we hear the word “safari’, what images spring to mind? Perhaps a long line of migrating wildebeest, maybe a luxurious tented camp in the Masai Mara, or even a bush breakfast …

  • The compromises of rewilding (Blog)

    27. September 2017

    Master’s student Julia Rouet-Leduc travelled to the Lapland rewilding area in April to conduct research for her thesis. She drew some interesting conclusions.     Julia Rouet-Leduc is studying for a Master’s degree in sustainable development at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala. In April this year she travelled to the Lapland rewilding area …

  • Bison Hillock gets new wildlife observatory (News)

    12. September 2017

    Multi-day collaborative workshop in the Southern Carpathians sees construction of beautifully designed building for wildlife viewing and related events.     Visitors to the Bison Hillock in Rewilding Europe’s Southern Carpathians rewilding area can now enjoy a new, state-of-the art wildlife observatory. Constructed during a 10-day on location “workshop” in August, the striking wooden structure boasts …

  • Days of the jackal (News)

    20. July 2017

    Golden jackal numbers are now increasing in the Danube Delta. Rewilding Europe has undertaken a preliminary local study to examine jackal behaviour and gauge people’s attitudes towards this resilient carnivore. With its large cities, modern infrastructure network and extensive areas under intensive agriculture, Europe would seem an unlikely place for a large carnivore comeback. Yet …

  • Non-consumptive use of brown bears in tourism: guidelines for responsible practice (Blog)

    21. March 2017

    Today, conflicts with man still threaten Europe’s large carnivores species, and prevent the full recovery of their populations. In the past, strategies to mitigate these conflicts have varied between different European countries, they have typically focused on keeping large carnivores away from humans, either by eradicating them, or by restricting human access to areas where …

  • Focus on Wildlife (News)

    16. February 2017

    ReWild4Wildlife – Rewilding Europe’s Instagram Photo Contest – needs your finest photos! Do one thing today to help protect our wildlife – join Rewilding Europe’s first ever photo contest. Whether you fancy yourself as a bit of a pro, or are just a smartphone owner that’s into the beauty of nature, we need you. Through …

  • A new way of travelling – The European Safari Company launches today (News)

    29. December 2016

    We are thrilled to announce the launch of the European Safari Company today. In partnership with Rewilding Europe, the European Safari Company specialises in nature-based experiential travel in Europe. It offers top quality authentic nature and wildlife experiences, in combination with Europe’s rich and authentic culture, and allows people to give back to nature just …

  • Call of the Wild – wildlife watching in Lapland (Blog)

    16. November 2016

    Swedish Lapland’s rich natural resources can form the basis for a vibrant and sustainable local economy.  The fine art of simulation In the heart of the forest, somewhere close to the northern Swedish town of Boden, the hunter calls the hunted. Standing between soaring, serried trunks of birch and spruce, local Sami Mikael Suorra puts …

  • Training course – Wildlife watching enterprise in Rhodope Mountains (LIFE Vultures news)

    27. October 2016

    This October, Rewilding Rhodopes organized a special training course on the management and development of wildlife watching enterprise and wildlife photography in Madzharovo, Bulgaria. The training was part of the LIFE Project “Conservation of black and griffon vultures in Rhodope Mountains” (LIFE Vultures), and connected more than 30 participants that gained valuable knowledge, exchanged experiences and …