Local consultative groups


In the last two months, we’ve implemented several successful project activities such as translocation of two lynx from Romania to Dinaric forests. Together with hunters, we’ve collected video materials of lynx presence in Dinaric forests. In order to involve and share this experience, and consult about project activities and results with local inhabitants, we’ve implemented the second circle of local consultative...

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The first meeting of the Local consultative group „Gorski kotar“ was held on Thursday, 28.03.2019, in Crni Lug, at the facilities of National park „Risnjak“ The first meeting gathered the representatives of local community, interested and engaged in LIFE Lynx project activities. The goal of the meeting was to present the current status of LIFE Lynx project and discuss the communication between project partners and local community, and...

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In the end of February, we conducted the first local consultative group meeting for Pivka, Postojna and Ilirska Bistrica inhabitants and organizations. At the meeting in Krpanov dom (Pivka), we presented LIFE Lynx activities, two Interreg ongoing projects from this area – Carnivora Dinarica and Nature & Wildlife, and consult about locally relevant topics such as agriculture and presence of large carnivores, opportunities for...

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On Monday, 11th February 2019, first local consulting group event for the area of Kočevje, Ribnica, Sodražica, Kostel and Osilnica municipality was organized. The event was held in Tourist complex Jezero in Kočevje where almost 40 individuals and organizations from different sectors of local communities (representatives of municipalities, local hunters, representatives of the agricultural, forestry and nature conservation government...

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Long term conservation of lynx populations strongly depends on how people perceive lynx and how they support their conservation. In order to gain trust and local community support for the activities planned within the project, we aim to establish so called “local consultative groups” in which different interests of local community can be represented and consulted among themselves and the project group. On 13th December 2018, 1st local...

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