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
Tag: LIFE WolFlux
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.
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
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!
Complemented by other coexistence measures, the programme will reduce livestock predation by Iberian wolves, enabling the recovery of this endangered carnivore.
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.
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.
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.