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Anže Kopitar –Celebrity Ambassador

Anže Kopitar –
Celebrity Ambassador


Posted on Jul 11, 2018

Several members of the LIFE Lynx project team recently met with Anže Kopitar in Bled, Slovenia. Anže kindly made time for us during his annual summer youth hockey academy. We are thrilled that he is supporting our project as a celebrity ambassador. In addition to playing for the LA Kings in the NHL, Anže is a member of the Slovenian national hockey team whose logo is the lynx, which they proudly wear on their team jerseys....

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Croatian premiere of our documentary Path of the Lynx was held in Karlovac on June 20th. We are grateful to City library „Ivan Goran Kovačić“ Karlovac for hosting us in their beautiful amphitheater, and to University of Karlovac for their support in organization of this event. Welcome speeches were delivered by Vedran Slijepčević, coordinator of LIFE Lynx project for University of Karlovac, Vinko Pavlić, president of Hunting...

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Project leaflet

Project leaflet


Posted on Jun 21, 2018

We prepared a project leaflet with basic information about the Dinaric-SE Alpine lynx population and how we will help save it from another extinction. The leaflet will be distributed by project partners at events organized in LIFE Lynx...

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LIFE Lynx project team joined the celebration of the International Lynx Day, which we celebrate on June 11th. The initiative for celebration of the day dedicated to Europe biggest wild cat came from Interreg project 3Lynx. LIFE Lynx project team prepared two premieres of the film Path of the Lynx. The first premiere was in Kinodvor Ljubljana on June 11th, and the second one was on June 14th in Kočevje. Kočevje is closely connected to...

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LIFE Lynx project team organized a field trip for volunteers of Society Dinaricum on Tuesday, May 30th. We presented them the LIFE Lynx project and showed them a good example of cooperation and stakeholder involvement in large carnivore issues on the field. Part of our field trip was dedicated to cooperation with representatives of LIFE DINALP BEAR project from Slovenia Forest Service. We helped to set up high electric fence...

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LIFE Slovenia information workshop

LIFE Slovenia information workshop


Posted on May 25, 2018

LIFE Slovenia held an information workshop for applicants for LIFE funding in Ljubljana, Slovenia. They presented the latest news about LIFE 2018 call for applications and its changes in the themes Nature, Environment and Climate change. Project coordinator Rok Černe from Slovenia Forest Service presented his experience with application of LIFE DINALP BEAR and LIFE Lynx projects, which are both international projects with large number...

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Rescue of the lynx Martin

Rescue of the lynx Martin


Posted on May 21, 2018

In July 2017, near the village Bribir in the Primorsko-Goranska county of Croatia, a starved lynx kitten was found. He weighted 1.8 kg and was named Martin by the saint of that region. Since the possibility of survival in nature for such a young lynx without its mother was minimal, he spent the next 3 months at the Zagreb ZOO, and then the rehabilitation continued at the Risnjak National Park. By the end of January 2018, Martin was...

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Regarding the new call for LIFE program opened on April 18, 2018, for period 2018-2020, the National Contact Point (NCP) for Croatia organized LIFE INFO DAY and exhibition of currently ongoing LIFE projects. Presentations were held by the representatives of NCP and EASME, as well as beneficiaries from LIFE projects. During breaks LIFE DINALP BEAR and LIFE Lynx projects were presented by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Zagreb large...

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Meeting with hunters from Borovnica

Meeting with hunters from Borovnica


Posted on Apr 24, 2018

Project team is continuing with presentations of LIFE Lynx project for hunters in Slovenia. On Friday 20th April we had a meeting with hunters from hunting club Borovnica. Project team presented general information about the lynx and about project activities. Important part of the meeting was to present to the hunters all possibilities for their involvement in the project. The response from them was very positive and we are looking...

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Within the LIFE Lynx project, we are preparing a number of materials and presentations of the project, for which we need a variety of lynx photos. To this end, we invite you to participate. Your participation and support for the project will greatly contribute to the promotion of lynx conservation. If you are interested in photos lease, please submit your photos to life.lynx.eu@gmail.com. Deadline for submission is April 30th. Photos...

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The LIFE Lynx project is pleased to announce the release of our film trailer, Path of the Lynx. This 25 minute film focuses on the historic efforts of hunters in former Yugoslavia to conserve Eurasian lynx. The film will premiere in June of 2018. Details of the venue and release date will be forthcoming. Until than we invite you to watch our trailer posted on...

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