Donation by ZWG Zuid-Holland

Donation by ZWG Zuid-Holland February 27, 2012 The Dutch Mammal Working Group Zuid-Holland donates € 2,000.- for the project Bats and forest management in Belarus. We use the money to buy bat detectors for the Belarusian bat workers. The goal of the project is to get more people working on bats and their conservation in Belarus and …

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Donation by BirdLife Netherlands

Donation by BirdLife Netherlands February 23, 2012 BirdLife Netherlands and the National Postcode Lotery donate € 3.000,- for the project ‘Bird survey in Southeast Europe’. The money comes from the Kingfisher Fund (IJsvogelfonds). This fund was established in 2011 by BirdLife Netherlands, with financial support of the National Postcode Lotery, to help small bird working …

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Birds in Bulgaria stole my heart

Birds in Bulgaria stole my heart December 25, 2011 In spring 2011 Gerard ter Heijne took part in the bird count in the Eastern Rhodopes, Bulgaria. In the members magazine of the Dutch Birding group Arnhem, Vlerk, he wrote full of enthusiasm about his experiences. Download the article as PDF-file (in Dutch) here. Project: Bird …

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Lynx (Lynx lynx (Photo: Rollin Verlinde / Vilda)

Request to EC for Romanian carnivores

Request to EC for Romanian carnivores April 18, 2011 The experts that met in february in Romania to study the possibilities for connectivity measures along the Deva-Lugoj motorway sent a letter to the European Commission urging her to impose proper connectivity mitigation measures for the Lugoj–Deva motorway project. The motorway will intersect an extremely important …

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Field visit to Deva-Lugoj motorway

Field visit to Deva-Lugoj motorway February 2, 2011 Initiated by The Habitat Foundationa a group of specialists from Greece, Croatia, Bulgaria and the Netherlands visited the area in Romania where the new motorway between Deva and Lugoj is planned. They discussed the possibilities for tunnels and ecoducts for the threatened large carnivores. People from the …

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