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Annual Review 2016: a rewilding retrospective

April 24, 2017  |  News

Five years on from the foundation of Rewilding Europe, the year 2016 marked an important milestone for our young but rapidly developing initiative. Unveiled at the Wild Ways event on April 19, 2017, the Annual Review for 2016 looks back at Rewilding Europe’s major achievements over the period 2011–2016, as well as outlining our ambitions for the future.

The Missing Link

January 9, 2017  |  Blog

Georg Messerer of Rewilding Europe’s Southern Carpathians team is based in the small Romanian town of Armenis. He believes wilder experiences can give everyone an appreciation of life.

Intervention area

August 8, 2016  |  Page

The Carpathians are Europe’s largest mountain range, stretching in an arc across the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Ukraine and Romania. Their elevation ranges from around 100m to 2.655m and the climate is moderately cool and humid. Forests cover approximately 50% of the region, and up to 90% between 1.000 m and 1.500 m (Koxak et … Continued


August 8, 2016  |  Page

Our specific objectives are: Establishing a wild bison population that is demographically and genetically viable, by reintroducing 100 individuals in the Țarcu Mountains and Poiana Ruscă Natura 2000 sites in south-western Romania, where one of the largest wilderness areas in Europe survives Local stakeholders are actively involved in reintroduction activities and in the preservation of … Continued

Obiective specifice

August 8, 2016  |  Page

  Obiectivele noastre specifice sunt: Formarea unei populații de zimbri liberi viabile din punct de vedere demografic și genetic, prin reintroducerea a 100 de indivizi în situl Natura 2000 Munții Țarcu și Munții Poiana Ruscă din sud-vestul României, unde se găsește una dintre cele mai întinse zone de sălbăticie rămase în Europa Reprezentanți ai comunității … Continued

Reîntoarcerea zimbrului în Carpații Meridionali

August 7, 2016  |  Page

Denumirea proiectului: Acțiuni prioritare pentru refacerea populațiilor de zimbru în România Acronim: LIFE RE-Bison Cod de referință: LIFE14 NAT/NL/000987 Durată proiect: 5 ani, din ianuarie 2016 până în mai 2021 Buget: 1,816,991 euro Contribuția UE: 1,362,735 euro Știri: [list-posts tag=”LIFE-Bison” orderby=”date” order=”DEC”]

Webinar: European Rewilding Network about involving students

April 6, 2016  |  News

This year’s first web-based seminar of the European Rewilding Network took place end of March. Members from 14 European rewilding sites joined in and discussed how to engage students in rewilding related work. The participants addressed the great potential of involving this young generation and shared experiences about how to best start internship programmes.

Become part of the rewilding movement in Europe!

December 9, 2015  |  News

Today, Rewilding Europe launches a new platform that enables everybody to become an active part of the rewilding movement that is emerging in Europe. We offer the perfect opportunity for you to support one or more different actions that Rewilding Europe is working on. Experience how great is it to see nature bouncing back! As a token of our appreciation we will thank you with a nature-related gift or even invite you to spend a day in the field with Rewilding Europe team in one of our rewilding areas!

Dutch Postcode Lottery project “Green Treasures of Europe” completed

October 9, 2015  |  News

Rewilding Europe started its initiative in 2011 with a substantial grant from the Dutch Postcode Lottery for the project “Green Treasures of Europe”. This special project grant was received from the Dutch Postcode Lottery through ARK Nature, one of the initiating partners of Rewilding Europe. After four years of working in partnership with ARK Nature (2011–2014), the project was recently officially approved and closed by the Dutch Postcode Lottery.

Conservation Award for Rewilding Director Wouter Helmer

September 18, 2015  |  News

Today, Wouter Helmer, co-founder and Rewilding Director of Rewilding Europe, received a prestigious Dutch conservation award, the ‘Groeneveld Award’ (Groeneveldprijs) at the Groeneveld Castle in Baarn, the Netherlands. The award council report describes Wouter Helmer as ‘an instigator of modern ecology, a brilliant and connecting thinker and a great communicator.

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