Posts Tagged "E.1 Promotion Through Consultative Groups"


It started with the funds for reimbursing local people for travel expenses to attend meetings of the so-called Local Consultative Groups (LCGs). And then at the first meetings the idea came up – what if we could do something different with these funds? And we did. At the following meetings, LCG members suggested different ideas on what we could do in their own neighbourhood related to the lynx. As expected, there were more good...

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In the last two weeks, we combined the screening of the film “Together for lynx” with the annual meetings of the members of the Local Consultative Groups (LCGs). We regret that these were the last two meetings of this kind, but we were happy to be able to thank those who contributed to the project! In the Alps, we met at the Infocentre of the Triglav National Park in Bled, with whom we co-organised the event, and in the...

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Of course we can not play with real  lynxes, as they are shy wild animals. But we’ve found other ways to play with them. At the suggestion of teacher Anja Kokalj from Dob Primary School (Krtina Branch School), we have helped her prepare a collection of didactic games for children aged six to nine years. A handbook “Let’s play with the lynx” contains five suggestions for games. Some of them are played through...

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The support of local people plays a key role in the introduction of lynx. In the framework of the Local Consultative Groups, we organized a yearly gathering of the group members as a thank you for their cooperation. This time the event took place on Vodiška Mountain in Gorenjska, where one of the seven new LIFE Lynx information boards about the lynx are already in place. Firstly, the project coordinator, Rok Černe presented the plans...

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The support of the local inhabitants plays a key role in the introduction of the lynx. As part of the Local Consultative Groups (LCG) annual meeting, we enabled the LCG members to see lynx Blisk, before its release into nature, to thank those involved for their cooperation. On Friday, May 13, we travelled, together with the local inhabitants involved in the project, from the Loška Dolina and Pivka region to Snežnik to see the Blisk...

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Last week, on Friday, May 20, 2022, we held a meeting of the Local Consultative Group “Gorski Kotar” in the premises of the Risnjak National Park. The aim of the meeting was to gather again the representatives of the local community interested in the activities of the LIFE Lynx project, but also the wider issue of lynx management in Croatia and share the results achieved so far within the project. The lecture itself was...

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Over the past two weeks, meetings have been held with local residents interested in or affected by lynx-related topics. All of them can join the so-called Local Consultative Groups (LCG) that we have set up in the scope of our project. We have five such groups in Slovenia – LCG Kočevsko, LCG Pivško, LGC Loška Dolina and Loški Potok, LCG Gorenjska and North Primorska, and in the Cerknica area, we have joined the LIFE Stržen...

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The areas of ​​Gorenjska and northern Primorska connect the SE Alps and the Dinarides and are important in ensuring the connectivity of the Dinaric-SE Alpine lynx population. The planned translocations within the project to this area are especially important for long-term population conservation. As we consider cooperation with local residents to be a crucial part of this process, before the new lynx arrive in the enclosure, the...

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How big territory does a lynx need? Why are the lynxes useful? Do the lynx attack people? How does the project involve the broader public in the LIFE Lynx project?  You can find the answers in our new short and colorful handbook. The purpose of the newly published handbook is to gather in one place the information about lynx and our work within the LIFE Lynx project. Our aim was to make the manual reader-friendly, easily accessible,...

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Lynx translocation is a complex process and its success is influenced by many factors, including the acceptance of translocated lynx by the local people. The LIFE Lynx project members are very appreciative of those who are willing to join the Local Consultative Groups (LCGs), set up to improve engagement with the local public. In two years, nine presentations about the project and workshops with local stakeholders were carried out in...

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Last week our project teams visited Posočje region, where we presented our latest project activities and the documentary film Path of the lynx. We organized this public event in collaboration with Triglav National Park regional office in Kobarid. Amongst other things, we invited local community from this region to participate in our project via Local consultative groups which we will establish in northwestern part of Slovenia. Through...

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