2013

Dead wolf didn’t reach Netherlands by own strength
October 26, 2013

The wolf which supposedly reached the Netherlands and got killed after being hit by a car, after intensive investigations, turned out the be dumped as part of a practical joke. FREE Nature is surprised and dismayed at this news
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Dutch wild horses become French movie stars
October 8, 2013

Tuesday October 8th parts of the Munnikenland wild horse population are being moved to France. Here they become stars at a wildlife documentary.
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Dutch semi wild horses turn wild in Bulgarian Wilderness
October 4, 2013

A group of 30 Dutch rewilded horses are being moved from the Dutch Ooijpolder towards the Bulgarian Eastern Rhodopes. Transport of the wild horses is part of the project New Thracian Gold, which aims to protect and restore this unique wilderness area.
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How are the Dutch rewilded konik horses doing in Latvia?
September 24, 2013

questioned FREEs Fokko Erhart last summer. He visited this Baltic state to find the answers to his questions. He was well received and soon learned that the natural horses have stolen the hearts of the local people.
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Rutting season is nearing end
September 2, 2013

No this is not about the deer rut. This is about the rut of the auroch and their substitute rewilded bovines. As a result of de-domestication or rewilding this natural phenomenon is slowly reappearing.
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Carpathian Wolf reaches the Netherlands
August 7, 2013

On the 4th of July a wolf carcass was found along the road in the Dutch Noord Oost Polder. After thorough investigations by several Dutch and European institutions it turns out to be a wolf originating from Eastern Europe.
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FREE Nature launches Leaflet on Natural Grazing
May 17, 2013

Natural grazing is all about the return f wild and semi wild grazers to their natural Habitat. But what does this mean? FREE Nature and Eurosite created a special leaflet to unravel the secrets about natural grazing.
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Rewilding Bulgarian grazers
May 6, 2013

Rewilding of grazers is a practice not only seen in Western Europe, but for example also within the Bulgarian Rhodopian mountains. Here Rhodopian shorthorn cattle and karakachan and konik horses are being rewilded.
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NABU reports elk recolonization of German woods
February 28, 2013

Over the course of the last decade, more and more elk are returning to German woods, reports nature conservations organization NABU. Elk are thriving in eastern Europe resulting in more and more animals migrating westwards.
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