In recent days, the well near the stazzo del Campo in Scanno has been secured with a metal grid as part of the Salviamo l’Orso project “We want water to be only a source of LIFE”. The action was made possible thanks to the synergy with the Municipality, the Forestry Carabinieri and the citizens of..
In the last two weeks, Salviamo l’Orso volunteers protected three apiaries in the Marsican brown bear’s distribution range in Molise territory
In the last two weeks, Salviamo l’Orso volunteers protected three apiaries in the Marsican brown bear’s distribution range in Molise territory. Erennio and Simone built two electric fences in Vastogirardi, while Colombo helped the staff of Rewilding Apennines to protect of a third beekeeping activity, located not far from the state road 652 on which..
Among the botanical species that make up the diet of the Marsican bear there is the wild cherry (Prunus avium). The cherries ripen between the end of May and June, and are an irresistible source of food for the bear, which feeds abundantly on them, as its excrements full of kernels show. We invite you..
Today is the International Day for Biological Diversity and we’d like to celebrate with the video “Abruzzo – a landscape of wilderness”, produced by our partner Andrea Benvenuti for the event held in London on 12th February 2020 on the initiative of The European Nature Trust. Our most heartfelt thanks to Andrea, Ennio Ciccotti and..
translated by Patrizia Grigolo A young Marsican bear was photographed and filmed yesterday by some hikers near the Voltigno Plateau, in the area near Pescara of the Gran Sasso National Park and Laga Mountains. https://www.ansa.it/abruzzo/notizie/2020/05/10/orso-su-gransasso-sindaco-ciliegina-su-torta-per-estate_8ec47c9b-ab2b-4e9b-8279-f6f88744c3b6.html We are very excited to share these news, as it testifies to the bear’s ability to return to areas..
In spring 2019 a young Marsican brown bear crosses an underpass. It is probably one of Peppina’s cubs soon after separation from his/her mother. Cleaning underpasses from rubble and waste of all sorts is one of the actions provided by the “Bear Smart Community” initiative, which Salviamo l’Orso, the Monte Genzana Alto Gizio Nature Reserve,..
In fact, you can send us curious pictures of you wearing SLO’s T-shirts or jumpers until May 11! In addition to the photo book “Ernico. Storia di un orso dell’Appennino” as first prize, we will give the second and third in the rank two amazing nature guided tours in the bear’s lands! It is easy..
Tired? Bored? Are you annoyed to pass from the pajamas to the tracksuit? Please, send us your photos wearing the T-shirt or the jumpers of Salviamo l’Orso to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and surname and a title for your post. We want original and funny shots that will curl the fur even to our bears..
Once its defensive function of livestock or reforestation has ceased, barbed wire, as well as the mountain wells or the ghost nets at sea, turns into a dangerous barrier in which wildlife can get trapped, as in the case of the griffon vulture in this video. We hope to go back to the mountain as..
Last year Arianna Calderamo, a student of University Sapienza of Rome, decided to follow our field activities to develop a participatory research, finalized to her thesis. With pleasure we collected and edited her video materials that we share here, because it shows the great variety of experiences that she lived together with Rewilding Apennines and..