Posts with tag: wildlife watching

  • Polish and Romanian LIFE bison project members meet in the Southern Carpathians (Blog)

    22. December 2017

    Teams exchange insight and experience, while Polish history of bison reintroduction bodes well for the Romanian rewilding programme. After members of the Polish LIFE Bison project reached out to their Romanian counterparts, the end of November saw a meeting of the two teams take place in the Southern Carpathians. I have had the pleasure of …

  • First-Ever Live Griffon Vultures web Camera installed in Rhodope mountains (LIFE Vultures news)

    18. December 2017

    In December team from the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB) and Rewilding Rhodopes Foundation placed a video camera in a potential Griffon Vulture nest which will enable us to monitor closely and in real time the everyday life of these rare birds. Griffon Vultures are known to be caring parents, as both …

  • 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 …