Hunters involvement


The Hunters Association of Slovenia, in cooperation with the University of Ljubljana and the Slovenian Forest Service, prepared lectures for hunters in the area of Regional Association of Hunting Clubs Gorenjska and Postojnsko-Bistriška Regional Association of Hunting Clubs. There were 21 participants present in Naklo and 19 in Pivka. We presented the biology and ecology of lynx, the reasons for their endangerment, the LIFE Lynx...

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Postojnsko-Bistriška Regional Association of Hunting Clubs  organized two hunting camps for children in the Notranjska region in September. Hunting Association of Slovenia was invited to presented the LIFE Lynx project to the participants of the camps. For the sixth consecutive year a camps for primary school children were organized in this region. This year’s three-day camp, held by the Hunting club Pivka and two-day camp, held...

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FACE is the largest democratically representative body for hunters in the world and probably one of the largest European civil society organizations. They represent the interests of Europe’s 7 million hunters as an international non-profit non-governmental organization. FACE acknowledges that the Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx) is one of the most endangered large carnivore species in Europe, especially the small Dinaric-SE Alpine lynx...

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On Tuesday, 16. April 2019, 130 gamekeepers attended an educational seminar, organised by the Hunters Association of Slovenia in Celje. We presented LIFE Lynx project, ecology, biology, the history of the lynx population in Slovenia, the condition of the Dinaric-Southeasteren lynx population nowadays and monitoring methods. To effectively detect and prevent the illegal killing of wildlife, it is essential to educate and cooperate with...

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Today in the Zlatorog Gallery, at the Hunters Association of Slovenia, a press conference about preventing the illegal killing of lynx and other wildlife was held. For the successful implementation of the LIFE Lynx project and the preservation of the endangered lynx population in the area of Slovenia and Croatia, translocation of a new lynx from the Carpathians as well as prevention, reduction, supervision and sanctioning of illegal...

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Meeting with hunters from Borovnica

Meeting with hunters from Borovnica


Posted - 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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Presentation in Karlovac

Presentation in Karlovac


Posted - Apr 11, 2018

On April 10th at 18:00 on Karlovac University of Applied Sciences, Magda Sindičić and Vedran Slijepčević held a LIFE Lynx project presentation “LIFE Lynx: Research and conservation of lynx population in Dinarics”. After the LIFE Lynx presentation, Slaven Reljić from LIFE DINALP BEAR project held a presentation of activities within the project. Presentations were organized with ALUMNI VUKA and were attended by 65 students,...

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Kočevska region is one of the main areas of lynx distribution in Slovenia. This is also the area where lynx from the first reintroduction in 1973 were released. The cooperation with hunters in this area is very good and we continue to work closely with them. On the 5th of April we presented them the project and opportunities for further cooperation in this area.

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Croatian LIFE Lynx project team held a presentation of the project and lynx monitoring workshop in Zadar, Croatia. On Wednesday, a dozen of enthusiastic and interested local hunters gathered for the presentation of LIFE Lynx, and learned about the project general information and implementation of planned activities. Project presentation highlighted the activities which will take place in the surrounding area which attained the...

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Project team is continuing with presentations of LIFE Lynx project for hunters in Slovenia. Yesterday we had a fruitful meeting with hunters from Notranjska region. Project team presented some general information about the lynx and about project activities. Notranjska region is very suitable for lynx release site, and the team is looking forward to cooperate with Notranjska hunters in the future.  

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On Wednesday 21st of February, in a village Grižane in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, lecturers doc. dr. sc. Magda Sindičić (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb), Zrinka Domazetović (Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy), Petar Raos (Ministry of Agriculture) and Ivan Žgela (Police station Crikvenica) introduced local communities to large carnivore management, current population status and their legal...

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