Making Europe a Wilder Place

A new approach to European conservation

Discover more

Hans Koster

Making Europe a Wilder Place

A new approach to European conservation

Discover more

Making Europe a Wilder Place

Learn why we trust nature to manage itself

Discover more

Sandra Bartocha / Wild Wonders of Europe

Making Europe a Wilder Place

Learn why we trust nature to manage itself

Discover more

Making Europe a Wilder Place

Be inspired by Europe’s wildlife comeback

Discover more

Jari Peltomäki / Wild Wonders of Europe

Making Europe a Wilder Place

Be inspired by Europe’s wildlife comeback

Discover more

Making Europe a Wilder Place

See how rewilding can boost local economies

Discover more

Making Europe a Wilder Place

See how rewilding can boost local economies

Discover more

Making Europe a Wilder Place

Join the growing rewilding movement

Discover more

JUAN CARLOS MUÑOZ

Making Europe a Wilder Place

Join the growing rewilding movement

Discover more

Rewilding actions support nature-based tourism growth in the Danube Delta

June 17, 2021
In the Ukrainian Danube Delta, the opening of a new photography hide and the ongoing restoration of forest landscape are enhancing the area's tourism appeal.
Read more

Arrival of Dutch bison boosts natural grazing at Danish rewilding initiative

June 14, 2021
This April a herd of seven European bison from the Netherlands arrived at the Lille Vildmose protected area in Denmark, which is a member of the European Rewilding Network. Their presence will help to boost biodiversity and support the health and further growth of the entire European bison population.
Read more

Bison herd in the Rhodope Mountains continues to multiply

June 11, 2021
A new calf has just been born to the free-roaming bison herd in the Rhodope Mountains rewilding area in Bulgaria. This shows the animals are settling in well and advances the local rewilding process.
Read more

The UN Decade: why we need rewilding

June 4, 2021
The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration kicks off on June 5, World Environment Day. Rewilding has a hugely important role to play in the realisation of its aims.
Read more

European Rewilding Network works to enhance natural grazing

May 18, 2021
Natural grazing is a critical process in many European ecosystems. The European Rewilding Network is playing a key role amplifying its use and impact.
Read more

GIS internship puts bison on the map

April 16, 2021
Technology is playing an increasingly vital role in conservation. During his recent internship with Rewilding Europe, Rohan Wadhwa used geospatial data to gain valuable insight into the movement of European bison in the Southern Carpathians rewilding area in Romania. We caught up with him to find out more.
Read more

EXPLORE OUR REWILDING AREAS

We are selecting large pioneering areas in Europe, where we are working with our local partners to make our vision a reality.
We hope this provides inspiration for hundreds of other rewilding initiatives, all across the continent.

We want more space for wild nature and wildlife across Europe. A Europe where natural processes can shape our landscapes and give us the good things in life, such as health and wellbeing, wholesome food and clean air and water. We see a future where wild nature is recognised as a fundamental part of Europe’s heritage and an essential element in a modern, prosperous, and healthy society.

Learn more about rewilding

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.