Type of project:
Large-scale rehabilitations of natural processes, including herbivores, carnivores and/or scavengers being present, Methods and experiences to allow natural numbers and densities of native, wild or rewilded species, Projects creating local pride and common ownership and responsibility for wild nature amongst land owners, communities and resource users, leading to new alternative uses, Re-introductions / re-stockings of locally extinct or rare key wildlife species, or breeding of such species with the goal to release them into the wild, Successful agreements with hunting entities about sustainable hunting and the development of wildlife watching tourism, in order to bring back wildlife in natural numbers, Successful examples of initiatives that address to reduce human-wildlife conflict, and show tangible benefits / reduced problems for the local people
Aim and vision:
Restoring lynx into a local trophic network enhancing natural processes in the area and improving regional biodiversity; increasing social ecological awareness.
Linking populations of lynx from Western and Eastern Europe in order to provide genetic exchange for the overall population. Restoration and adaptation of lynx to the human-nature used landscape.
Uniqueness of the project:
Successful reintroduction will establish the first free living population of lynx in Western Poland, existing in a human-nature landscape.
Eco tourism, Education