On December 14, the last day of the successful Madrid Wild Wonders exhibition, Spain’s first ever Rewilding seminar was held at the Cañada Real Wildlife Park in El Escorial outside Madrid, under the headline “Making Iberia a Wilder Place”. The theme all through the day was how to turn present problems into opportunities for people and for nature.
The winners of the first draw among the today 1400 members of the Rewilding Europe Travel Club were drawn on December 14, during the Rewilding seminar at the Cañada Real Park in El Escorial outside Madrid.
Rewilding Europe is very excited to announce that Liberty Wildlife Fund, a private foundation in The Netherlands, has decided to support Rewilding Europe for a period of three years.
This Friday, Rewilding Europe is hosting a rewilding seminar in Madrid. Titled “Making Spain a wilder place!/Haciendo a Europa un lugar más Salvaje”, the event will describe the rewilding situation in Spain and Europe, looking at different ways to turn problems into opportunities.
Rewilding Europe has just released a wildlife watching hides design guide, a valuable tool for nature entrepreneurs who are planning to put up a wildlife hide.
Rewilding Europe and the Taurus Foundation have today signed a long-term agreement about helping to preserve biodiversity in Europe through a breeding programme to bring back a functional, wild version of the Aurochs. The Aurochs is the ancestor of all domestic cattle in the world and was for hundreds of thousands of years a keystone-species in many European ecosystems.
On 22 October 2012, the European Environment Agency published an in-depth overview of protected areas in Europe, highlighting the status of protected regions across 39 countries. The report marks the 20th Anniversary of Natura 2000 and the EU Habitats Directive.
A new ministerial order in Romania spells out the criteria for identification of virgin forests – a key measure that will lead to the full protection of this important European treasure. The order was signed in September by Rovana Plumb, Romania’s Minister of Environment and Forests.