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Trapped bear rescued by LCC Intervention Team

The Intervention Team successfully released a bear from a poachers’ snare. On 19th August 2016, we received a call from the emergency dispatcher that a bear was trapped in a snare in the vicinity of Maru, Caras-Severin County. A local inhabitant found the snared bear at the edge of their orchard and called the authorities. [...]

2016-10-26T08:23:12+02:00August 22nd, 2016|News|

Implementing new methods of damage prevention

In 2015, we conducted interviews with shepherds, farmers and bee-keepers to assess the level and type of conflict between people and wildlife. These interviews provided data on: the context of conflict, wildlife species involved, methods used to prevent damage, the impact of damage on those affected and the degree of acceptance towards large carnivores. The [...]

2016-10-26T07:43:33+02:00August 9th, 2016|News|

LIFE Connect Carpathians project promoted by the British Ambassador

In June, His Excellency Mr. Paul Brummell, Ambassador of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Romania, visited the LIFE Connect Carpathians project. During his visit, the ambassador met with representatives of the project partners – Fauna & Flora International, Asociația Zarand, Romanian Gendarmerie and representatives of local authorities. On this occasion, His Excellency visited the [...]

2016-06-25T20:12:20+02:00June 25th, 2016|News|

Gendarmerie operational command base inaugurated at Zam

The opening ceremony for the new Gendarmerie base, developed under LIFE Connect Carpathians project, was held at Zam. The Vața de Jos unit, served by 9 mountain gendarmes, has extended jurisdiction over the entire surface covered by the project, Alba, Arad, Bihor, Gorj, Timis, Caras Severin, Hunedoara and Cluj Counties. You can find more information [...]

2016-10-26T08:42:29+02:00November 10th, 2015|News|

Seminar on landscape scale conservation

An initial training seminar on landscape scale conservation was conducted in Bucharest, involving over 20 representatives  of  ministries,  national  agencies  andcompanies. The seminar was held under A3 activity - Build capacity of management of responsible agencies in landscape scale conservation of target species in the project area. The seminar covered the following themes: connectivity and [...]

2015-12-21T21:45:19+02:00October 26th, 2015|News|

The days of Apuseni Nature Park & PadişFest

This August, Compas and the Apuseni Park Administration organised the first PadișFest in aid of the Apuseni Park. The festival was arranged to promote the natural and cultural heritage of the area, and to involve stakeholders in developing a sustainable strategy for the area. The LIFE Connect Carpathians team were delighted to be invited to [...]

2016-10-26T08:23:13+02:00September 28th, 2015|News|

Regional Species Action Plans for bear and wolf

The first meeting of the working group for the Regional Species Action Plans for bear and wolf was held in Brasov, with representatives from the National Forest Research-Development Institute, Vrancea Environmental Agency and the Association for the Conservation of Biological Diversity. The working group outlined the contents of the RSAPs, established how the projects LIFE [...]

2016-10-26T08:23:13+02:00July 16th, 2015|News|

Damage prevention action caused by wild boar to crops

Petriş, Arad County, June 2015 On the boundaries between two Natura 2000 sites, Zarandul de Est and Defileul Mureșului, damage to potato crops by wild boar was reported. This is the first time such damage has been reported in this location! Subsequently, the mayor of Petriş Commune invited team members to a discussion on damage [...]

2016-10-26T08:23:13+02:00June 28th, 2015|News|
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