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Rewilding Bison in the Tarcu Mountains Reserve

May 22, 2014  |  Uncategorized

After reaching extinction here two centuries ago, 17 bison were brought to the Tarcu Mountains in May 2014 from various European countries in the largest reintroduction of bison ever to take place in Europe, and later in the summer another 10 will join them. The ultimate goal is to build a herd at least 500-strong … Continued

Where bison roam free

May 22, 2014  |  Page

Along the southern end of Romania’s arcing Carpathian Mountains, Rewilding Europe is helping to create one of the continent’s largest wilderness landscapes, a place to experience a true European safari. [soliloquy id=”13630″] This rugged mountain chain is a dramatic mix of almost untouched forests, beautiful rivers, rocky uplands and increasingly abandoned farmland. Over 1 million … Continued

Țarcu Mountains: the biggest-ever bison reintroduction in Europe

May 5, 2014  |  News

On May 17, Europe’s largest living wild land mammal, the European bison, will be brought back to the Țarcu Mountains in the Southern Carpathians rewilding area, in Romania. It has been extinct from the area for 200 years. About 20 European bison will be brought here from several European countries. Later on this summer 10 more will be taken here. This is the biggest-ever bison reintroduction and transportation to have taken place in Europe.

European bison a main theme of our first TEDx, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

May 3, 2014  |  News

Joep van de Vlasakker from Rewilding Europe was one of the passionate speakers at the TEDxEroilor event in Romanian Cluj-Napoca recently, talking about the fascinating European bison. “Challenging minds” was the theme of this fifth edition of TEDx here, and Joep did precisely that, challenging and amazing the specially invited members of the audience with a number of bison stories. He started with “Once upon a time”, and ended with “Coming soon, to a place near you”.

Southern Carpathians

August 21, 2013  |  Page

A Wilderness Arc at the Heart of Europe At the southern end of the Carpathian Mountains in Romania, an initiative is underway to create one of Europe’s largest wilderness landscapes south of the Arctic Circle. With a backbone of more than 1 million hectares of protected areas already in place, rich wildlife, large intact forests, … Continued

Local people and bison

July 11, 2013  |  Blog

“A little to the left,” says Adrian. “No, stop!” screams the other Adrian. Petru, the Major of the county of Armensis, steps on the brake — just in time!

Carpathians prepare for beaver, bison and business

May 8, 2012  |  News

Suitable landscape and socio-economic features for rewilding and protection of already existing wilderness values in Southern Carpathians were analysed in January and February by a team of Romanian and international experts, including representatives from all protected areas that will be affected. This will help the future development of the area with core sites, transition and buffer zones as well as adequate management regimes. It will also serve as the starting point for a wider “wilderness strategy” for the whole region from Brasov in the east to the Danube River in the west.

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