Posts with tag: Bison Hillock

  • The steps to freedom for the Southern Carpathian bison (LIFE Bison news)

    23. September 2020

    The gates of the acclimatization enclosure were opened last week for the 8 bison which arrived in July in the Bison Hillock. The two males and six females which were brought from five reserves in Germany (Wisentgehege Springe, Wisentgehege Donaumoos, Nationalpark Kellerwald-Edersee, Nationalparkverwaltung Bayerischer Wald and Wisentgehege Hardehausen) will now have 160 hectars of disiduos forests and meadows to explore …

  • 7 new bison call the Southern Carpathians home (Blog)

    21. June 2019

    The reintroduction of another European bison herd in the Southern Carpathians rewilding area continues efforts to establish a viable, free-roaming population of this keystone species. This will further increase the benefits to both wild nature and local communities.       Milestone moment WWF Romania and Rewilding Europe are delighted to announce the arrival of a new herd …

  • Bison Hillock Taskforce provides invaluable support for Southern Carpathians rewilding (LIFE Bison news)

    25. February 2019

    Taskforce activities, which in 2018 included data collection, website and app development, educational initiatives and community outreach, helped bolster the success of the area’s ongoing bison reintroduction programme.   The Taskforce is a research programme launched in 2016 with the support of the Swiss-Romanian Partnership (and now maintained annually through the WWF International Volunteering Programme). …

  • Southern Carpathians rewilding team keeps human-bison relations harmonious (LIFE Bison news)

    11. February 2019

    Until they become acclimatised to fully wild conditions, bison reintroduced into the Southern Carpathians of Romania may be tempted to approach farms and villages looking for food, especially during periods of harsh weather. The local rewilding team monitors the bison – and provides villagers with guidance and information – to ensure both animals and people …

  • Bison herd in the Southern Carpathians welcomes three new members (LIFE Bison news)

    18. August 2017

    This year’s birth of three bison calves bodes well for the successful reintroduction of this majestic herbivore. Rewilding Europe and its partners are delighted to announce that the bison herd in the Southern Carpathians has this year increased by three. The discovery of the bison calves, following four consecutive years of bison reintroductions, was greeted …

  • Fresh camera trap images from Bison Hillock (LIFE Bison news)

    16. September 2016

    The reintroduction of bison in the Romanian Țarcu Mountains, which began in 2012 with a partnership between WWF-Romania and Rewilding Europe, is running at full speed, with 20 individuals already roaming freely 200 years after their disappearance from these lands. Through the LIFE Bison project funded by the EU, we aim at creating a viable …