In Europe there arose two new populations of free living wisents last year: in Romania and in central Russia. The information was heard at an international conference Wisent in the Carpathians, where also some representatives of European Wildlife organization took part in. The conference was organized by European Bison Friends Society in the mountains Biesczady in the south-east of Poland at the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the founding of a free living population …Read more
Mainly poaching, shooting in Austria, suitable biotopes wastage and collisions on the roads and railways cause a decrease of the moose number in Central Europe. Conservation organization European Wildlife has therefore started a rescue programme for this significant animal species.
A very bad situation is mainly in the Czech Republic where the moose population has been constantly falling since the 80s of the last century. In recent years there became extinct three of five populations …Read more
There have already been twelve young animals born in a wild wisent population in Slovakia which was founded thanks to a reintroduction project in 2004. First five wisents were released into the wild at the end of 2004 in National Park Poloniny in the east of Slovakia. Since that time the population has increased up to more than a triple.
„In the year 2013 we are watching a herd of fifteen wisents and also two …Read more
Two weeks full of experience with wisent protection and breeding in their homeland in Poland. This was the specialist study of experts in the country which saved wisents for Europe and also the world and where there are the greatest herds of these large herbivores in free nature.
„In Poland they breed wisents not only in big protected areas, but also in an intensive way in production forests,“ pointed out Miloslav Jirku from the Biological …Read more
The first young of the Golden Eagle after more than one hundred years was born in the Czech Republic in the past days. It came into the world in the woods of military training area Libava in the east part of the country. Both parents of the young come from Slovakia where there lives a stable population of the Golden Eagle.
In the Czech Republic the Golden Eagle was totally exterminated in 1926. Its return …Read more