Launched at the conclusion of a high-level gathering in Vienna, the European Rewilding Coalition brings together Europe’s leading practical rewilding organisations. By working together, the coalition membership will accelerate landscape-scale rewilding across the continent.
This is a new service aimed to municipalities and landowners located in Molina-Alto Tajo, Serranía de Cuenca and Sierra de Albarracín areas.
Cartier for Nature is a philanthropic initiative created by the Maison Cartier to support the conservation and restoration of natural ecosystems and biodiversity. Its mission is to help conserve and restore biodiversity and healthy ecosystems for the benefit of nature and people.
New opportunities for ecotourism in Molina-Alto Tajo region thanks to rewilding with horses and tauros
Over 150 people living in the small villages located nearby Mazarete and Villanueva de Alcorón rewilding areas have visited the Serrano horses, tauros and Przewalski’s horses herds and got to know the relevant role these large herbivores are playing for the ecosystem restoration.
La Maleza Wildlife Park, located in Tramacastilla (Teruel), has become the first Spanish nature-based company to receive financial support from the Rewilding Europe Capital (REC) fund.
The Cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus) is the largest scavenger bird inhabiting Spain and its imposing silhouette was common in the Iberian Highlands until a century ago, when the last resident colonies disappeared as the forest masses in the territory also diminished.
Natural grazing in the Dehesa de Solanillos woodland is no longer just for horses. A herd of ten tauros has just been released in this area of the Upper Tagus (Alto Tajo), located in the village of Mazarete (Guadalajara province), which was devastated by a major wildfire in 2005. Here, these large herbivores will fulfil an important ecological function, contributing to the regeneration of the forest and increasing biodiversity.
Wildfires are part of the natural disturbances that occur in the environment, although their recurrence is a complex problem that is worsening day by day in Spain with climate change: fires are becoming more intense and have unprecedented ecological and social consequences.
Rewilding Spain is searching for a new Forest Officer who will join the team already working in the Iberian Highlands rewilding initiative. The Forest Officer will play a fundamental role in the development, establishment and implementation of the management and conservation programme of forest resources in the Iberian Highlands landscape, and will be responsible for … Continued