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Romanian team did it again!

Romanian team did it again!


Posted - Jan 22, 2020

The year 2020 started really good for our project. After the last week’s success, when the Romanian team captured their first lynx this year, they did it again. They captured another lynx.  It is an adult four to five years old male lynx. Currently both lynxes are in the quarantine in Romania. One will be translocated to Croatia and one to Slovenia. Congratulations to the ACDB team and ROMSILVA on another success and keep up the good...

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On January 14, 2020 we reopened an art exhibition titled »Let’s save the lynx« at the Cultural and Tourist Center Loški Potok, at our second location, in cooperation with the Tourist Association Loški Potok. At the opening, all gathered were welcomed by dr. Ivan Kos, the Head of the Department of Ecology and Environmental Protection from the Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, who spoke about the lynx in Slovenia and...

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Good news from Romania

Good news from Romania


Posted - Jan 17, 2020

Romanian LIFE Lynx team started the new lynx capturing season with a great success. Just after 3 days since the activation of box traps, they captured a lynx. A healthy 5-6 year old male lynx will be the new inhabitant of the quarantine enclosure in Romania and he will stay there for at least 30 days. After that, the lynx will be translocated to Paklenica National Park in Croatia. Congratulations to the ACDB team, Romsilva and also to...

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In the second half of December Slovenia Forest Service LIFE Lynx team visited Slovakian LIFE Lynx partner Technical University Zvolen (TUZ). The purpose of the visit was to start the first lynx capturing season in Slovakia. TUZ already acquired all the necessary permits for the capturing and translocation. The first box trap was repaired and activated in the area of Muranske Mountains. In the area of Vtačnik and Vepor Mountain, the...

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Digitized artworks about Lynx

Digitized artworks about Lynx


Posted - Jan 14, 2020

Artworks created as part of the LIFE Lynx project at two art events (an art colony of academic painters in Radovljica and an art workshop for amateur painters in Stari trg near Lož) are now available in digitized form. 28 artworks with a lynx motif will help raise awareness of the importance of lynx conservation and support other LIFE Lynx promotional activities. Artists Brigita Požegar Mulej, Karmen Bajec, Franc Bešter, Barbara...

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Our photo traps on Mala Gora captured these amazing photos of lynx Teja, her kitten and Goru. We are still waiting for genetic analyses to confirm the paternity of the kitten.  

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On Wednesday, 18th December 2019, we attended the 5th meeting of the Project Council of Stakeholders organised by LIFE Stržen project at the headquarters of the Notranjska Regional Park. The meeting was attended by 19 representatives of different stakeholders (municipalities, agrarian communities, tourist stakeholders, local hunting and fishing clubs, the Fisheries Research Institute of Slovenia, DOPPS – BirdLife Slovenia, the...

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During 2018 and 2019, the project team in collaboration with numerous hunters, foresters and rangers, made great efforts to research the distribution of lynx in the area of ​​Lika and North Dalmatia. A large number of camera traps were regularly visited, data collected on lynx presence and genetic material for population monitoring. After intensive fieldwork and exceptional cooperation in the field, the efforts have also yielded...

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Lynx Teja and her kitten

Lynx Teja and her kitten


Posted - Dec 18, 2019

We have already reported the interesting meeting between the lynxes Teja and Goru immediately after his arrival in the territory of Teja. After the first meeting, the lynxes spent an unusually large amount of time together (almost a week) even though it was two months after the mating period, which is usually between late February and the middle of April. Detailed movement is presented in the following animation.     In the...

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Lika and norhtern Dalmatia are the southest parts of the Croatia populated by the lynx. Public institutions for nature protection in these areas play an important role in research and lynx conservation of through LIFE Lynx project. Lynx reasearch and conservation is not supposed and can not be individual effort. A number of institutions and individuals who cooperate trough the project improve our work, make our results better, and our...

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Networking and collaboration with other projects are one of the key factors for the successful implementation of the LIFE Lynx project. In cooperation with the project LIFE NATURAVIVA, in which the Triglav National Park is involved as a project partner, we held a lecture about the LIFE Lynx project and screened the documentary film »Path of Lynx«. Twenty-five participants attended the lecture held in Triglav National Park Center in...

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