Rewilding Portugal, representing the projects and respective partners, signed a collaboration protocol to share and disseminate information with Comunidade Cultura e Arte. It is the first national protocol.
Last week, the first two information sessions in the area of LIFE WolFlux and Scaling Up Rewilding in Greater Côa Valley projects took place. They were in Vilar Maior and Covas do Monte and the balance of both is very positive
The installation of informative panels and tables in key-places in the project area is one of the goals of LIFE WolFlux project to help disseminate information about the project and make it well-known to the general public. The first one is already installed.
WILDLIFE Portugal is a partner of Rewilding Portugal and Rewilding Europe, and is a touristic operator focused on nature tourism activities in Portugal. Fernando Romão is the face of this business and talks about the work that is being developed
Can coexistence with the Iberian wolf south of the Douro river improve? Local communities have spoken.
In a recent social study conducted by the LIFE WolFlux project, almost half of key actors interviewed considers that it is possible for the wolf to live in the region, but only if certain conditions are met.
A male Iberian wolf south of the Douro River was captured by camera traps with severe injuries caused by an illegal trap. The LIFE WolFlux project is working to reduce social barriers to help in the survival of this species in the region.
Rewilding Portugal celebrated on Thursday, June 19, a collaboration protocol with Rádio Cova da Beira, a local radio station that celebrated 34 years of existence on that day
Pedro Prata, team leader of Rewilding Portugal, attended a webinar by Ambientalist (environmental association of students from Instituto Superior Técnico) and spoke about the work of our association and the projects in which we are involved
A new collaboration between Rewilding Europe and for-purpose venture Earth Today means anyone can now sponsor the rewilding of land in the Greater Côa Valley. The overall aim of the venture is to ramp up the conservation and restoration of wild nature across the world.
Rewilding Portugal launched today its annual report, where you can find out more about the rewilding approach, the team, the projects and so much more. Loose yourself in the beautiful photographs and amazing stories of 2019. See our year in review!
The discovery of a huge auroch engraving in northern Portugal’s Greater Côa Valley provides a historical perspective for contemporary rewilding efforts.
Complemented by other coexistence measures, the programme will reduce livestock predation by Iberian wolves, enabling the recovery of this endangered carnivore.
Within the scope of the project LIFE WolFlux, Rewilding Portugal registered the presence of roe deer in monitoring actions by setting up camera traps, in an action that is coordinated by the partner University of Aveiro
A range of conservation initiatives are focused on reinforcing a 120,000-hectare wildlife corridor between the Malcata mountain range and the Douro Valley.
The surveying work will bring a greater understanding of the distribution and abundance of roe deer populations in the area of Iberian wolf distribution south of the Douro river in Portugal, including in the Greater Côa Valley (part of the Western Iberia rewilding area). This is the first step in increasing the availability of natural prey for Iberian wolves.
The forum, oganised as part of efforts to scale up rewilding in northern Portugal’s Greater Côa Valley, was the first step in developing a network of local, rewilding-related businesses.
Rewilding Europe’s Enterprise Forum took place yesterday, an event organized by Rewilding Europe with Rewilding Portugal, at Hotel Van Guarda, in the city of Guarda, where the promotion of sustainable businesses in the Côa Valley was discussed.
A group of five griffon vultures has been tagged with GPS transmitters in the Western Iberia rewilding area in northern Portugal. By shedding new light on the birds’ foraging behaviour, the data collected from the transmitters will support the restoration of natural food chains in the area and underpin the continued comeback of this magnificent species.
By detecting and recording the presence of wolves in the Western Iberia rewilding area, Duarte Cadete and his dog Alice are playing an important role in supporting the comeback of this iconic yet endangered species.
In May, a photo mission took place in the Western Iberia rewilding area, and renowned photographer Juan Carlos Muñoz came to the area to capture the local landscapes and biodiversity. A young nature photographer, Daniel Santos, had the opportunity to accompany this photo mission with Juan Carlos for two days. Here is Daniel’s description of this experience.
Do you hear the call of the wild? Would you like to be a leading part of a dynamic, progressive initiative dedicated to making Europe a wilder place? Rewilding Portugal is looking for a Communications Officer!
Exciting times for rewilding in Western Iberia, with a new five-year initiative combining two, complementary project funds – “LIFEWolFlux” and “Scaling Up Rewilding in Western Iberia” – starting at the beginning of this year.