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Training on Biodiversity, Large Carnivores and Local Communities in Romania

November 6 - November 12

“A Yellowstone in the Carpathians – Biodiversity, Large Carnivores and Local Communities”

To protect Europe’s natural heritage, Barbara Promberger-Füerpass and Christoph Promberger have established the Foundation Conservation Carpathia (FCC). Among the FCC’s goals: buying up forests, creating acceptance for large carnivores, reintroducing bison and developing projects for the sustainable development of the region together with the local population.

Contents Seminar part:

  • System of free-range sheep and cows in the Romanian Carpathians.
  • Breeding program of Carpathian livestock guardian dogs
  • Concept of Fundatia Conservation Carpathia (FCC) on wildlife management and involvement
    of local population:

    • Prevention of large carnivore conflicts through livestock guardian dogs and electric
      fences, on-site intervention in case of acute conflicts, and compensation offers by
      FCC in case of livestock kills (replacement of equivalent cows or sheep).
    • Reintroduction of bison and beaver in the project area
    • Monitoring of bears, wolves, lynx and red deer

Contents Excursions:

  • Ecotourism under the theme of large wildlife: bear watching in observation huts of the
    foundation, bison watching, guided wildlife monitoring tours.
  • Cobor Biodiversity Farm with old domestic animal breeds, ancient oak wood pastures (about 500
    years old), innovative farm concept
  • Primeval forest in Strambisoara.
  • Project areas:
    • e. g. Forest protection and renaturation of former clear-cut areas; Wildlife monitoring; Conflicts of bears and wild boars with the local population; Reintroduction of Beavers & Bisons; Oak wood pastures in Nucsoara; Primeval forests and wind throw areas

 

Registration: There will be 14 places available for rangers of our member associations. If you are interested to participate or have any questions, please mail to press@europeanrangers.org including your full name and ranger association.

Please note: As the training is still in the planning stage, there may be slight shifts. We will keep you informed as soon as it is fixed.

Details

Start:
November 6
End:
November 12
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Organiser

Foundation Conservation Carpathia
Email:
press@europeanrangers.org
Website:
https://www.carpathia.org/about/

Venue

Equus Silvania, Principala nr. 67b, Șinca Nouă 507210, Romania