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Hotel Cró, thermal paradise on the banks of the Côa river

September 9, 2021  |  News

In Rapoula do Côa, right in the heart of the Greater Côa Valley and far from all the Portuguese urbanity, there is a thermal paradise still unknown to many, even those who live and are from the region, but which has been attracting more and more tourists and curious people from all corners of the country and the world.

Brava: the diary of a cross-border griffon vulture

September 2, 2021  |  News

Brava is one of the griffon vultures that has been monitored for the longest time under the project Scaling Up Rewilding in the Greater Côa Valley. The information that is being collected about Brava and others allows us to collect important information for the knowledge and conservation of the species, such as its eating habits, and the places it chooses as its roost.

After all, what do vultures eat?

July 23, 2021  |  News

The increase complaints of vulture attacks has caused several moments of tension among local communities. It is increasingly important to analyze situations individually and unite the various stakeholders to find solutions that avoid situations like these and that can improve coexistence between species and the surrounding local communities.

Lupi EcoClubs: reinventing the environmental education of young people during the pandemic

January 12, 2021  |  News

This school year a new environmental education program has started in northern Portugal which seeks to bring students closer to nature. The focus of the EcoClubs is on teaching about biodiversity and promoting curiosity and pride in Portugal’s natural values. This environmental education program had to reinvent itself to reach young people in the region due to the current pandemic.

Promoting the use of lead-free ammunition in the Greater Côa Valley

November 13, 2020  |  News

Ammunition used in hunting is currently one of the largest sources of lead emissions for the environment in Europe. For this reason, Rewilding Portugal, in partnership with Cacicambra, is organizing training actions for the use of alternative ammunition without lead. The first took place in September.

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

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.

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