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Rewilding Portugal held the first information sessions

September 4, 2020  |  News

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 Iberian Wolf, a story of overcoming

June 24, 2020  |  News

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.

New collaboration offers a unique way to support rewilding

June 4, 2020  |  News

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, what is it?

April 16, 2020  |  News

Pedro Prata, team leader of Rewilding Portugal, explains this new expression of the world of nature conservation, how it works and our aims and role in this processes

Roe deer monitoring in Vale do Côa

April 15, 2020  |  News

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

Roe deer surveys support wolf comeback in Western Iberia

December 10, 2019  |  News

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.

Rewilding Europe Enterprise Forum at Guarda

September 25, 2019  |  News

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.

Griffon vulture tagging in Western Iberia to reveal feeding behaviour

July 24, 2019  |  News

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.

A photographic adventure with Juan Carlos Muñoz

June 12, 2019  |  News

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.

Rewilding Portugal needs you!

May 17, 2019  |  News

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!

Scaling up rewilding in Portugal

May 17, 2019  |  News

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.

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