For the second time, the IBA, an organization of the leading bear experts worldwide, has decided to reward a project of Salviamo l’Orso on the coexistence between the Marsican bear and the local communities in unprotected areas of high suitability for the species, such as the Valle Roveto and the Ernici mountains. The “Bear-Smart Community..
We are delighted to announce to the workshop: “With the eye of the researcher and the nose of the bear”, which will be held on Saturday, May 18 at 4 p.m., at the conference hall of the Cantelmo Castle in Pettorano sul Gizio. This event has been organized by Salviamo l’Orso, Rewilding Apennines and the..
On April 23rd, in the office of our friends of Intramontes in Pescolanciano (IS), an agreement was signed to improve and make more effective the conservation of the Marsican brown bear in the territory of Alto Molise. This agreement requested an important work of confrontation and share of ideas and availability from the several partners..
The last week, at the Bear Museum in Pizzone we hosted kids from the kindergarten of Cerro la Volturno (IS). To get children to know the Marsican bear all the senses are needed: caressing the hair, observing the details of its body (thanks to two stuffed specimens), “playing a resin bear” and singing loud to..
The commitment of Salviamo l’Orso for the coexistence between local communities and the Marsican bear has been restless in recent years. The results achieved were possible thanks to donations from our members, foundations and private organizations, especially foreign ones, such as Rewilding Europe, AISPA, IBA and Patagonia. We are grateful to all of them. Apart..
Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April we are going to prune in Pettorano sul Gizio, in the Monte Genzana Alto Gizio Nature Reserve, for our project “Let’s take action for the bear”, which aims at recovering abandoned orchards in order to increase food sources for the Marsican brown bear outside built-up areas. Thanks to a..
In the authentic spirit of the Bear Smart Community and a responsible ecotourism – able to enhance natural resources without being a threat itself to the environment – the Monte Genzana Alto Gizio Nature Reserve and the municipality of Pettorano sul Gizio did not give a permit for a night bike tour organized by ASD..
The project “Let’s take action for the bear” of Salviamo l’Orso, sponsored by EOCA, is initiating a new action: the removal of barbed wire from important wildlife corridors. It is focusing on old fences built many decades ago on the mountains of Central Apennines to confine the livestock or protect the saplings planted between the..