The Bear Museum

In the spring of 2018, Salviamo l’Orso took over the Bear Museum of Pizzone, in agreement with the municipal administration, which is the owner of the premises and fittings dedicated to the Marsican brown bear. Thanks to the voluntary commitment of some members of Salviamo l'Orso, the Bear Museum will host: Interpretive guided tours for..
Read more

The Bear’s Honey

Thanks to a grant by: Presentation The conservation of the remaining population of the Marsican brown bear is indissolubly linked to the preservation of its natural environment and the availability of food sources. More than 80% of the bear’s diet is made up of fruit and plant foods. The project “The Bear’s Honey” refers to..

Read more

Stray Dogs Prevention Plan in the Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park

  In the autumn 2016, the Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park (ALMNP), ENPA (National Entity for the Protection of Animals) and Salviamo l’Orso completed their stray dog prevention plan. The Plan was prepared with the cooperation of the regional veterinary services of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise, the veterinary services of the local NHS primary..

Read more

A passage for the bear

  Supported by Project “A passage for the bear” Helping the bear recolonise its natural habitat   1. Presentation The population of brown bears in the Italian central Apennines has referred to as an endemic subspecies with the name Ursus arctos marsicanus (Altobello, 1921), based on morphologic and genetic diversity (Loy et al. 2008). One of..
Read more

Bear Smart Community Genzana

Thanks to a grant by: The Bear Smart Community Genzana1 (BSCG) project by Salviamo l’Orso promotes the re-colonization process of the Marsican brown bear (Ursus arctos marsicanus, Altobello 1921) and ensures its persistence in the Central Apennines by preventing conflicts between humans and bears and educating local communities on how to coexist with this Critically..

Read more