Monthly Archives: August 2013

Romania’s first flight cage for bird rehabilitation

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On August 4th, Milvus group completed the construction of a flight cage, the latest addition to the Bird Rehabilitation Centre we have been working on with the Vets4Wild Association in Sansimon, Mures County since Autumn 2012. At 4m high and 25 m long, it is the result of several months voluntary work, made possible by sponsorship from the “Conservation of Falco cherrug in NE Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia” LIFE project. Continue reading

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The Milvus Forest School in Rigmani

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Between the 22nd and the 27th of July 2013, Milvus Group held, for the seventh year running, the Milvus Forest School in Rigmani, Mureș County. As with the previous years, we tried to organize an interesting and varied program for the 31 participants that would both teach them about the natural world and provide a week of fun in the outdoors.

We returned to the site of Rigmani, chosen as it is located in Dealurile Târnavelor și Valea Nirajului, an area of abundant wildlife and community interest that is part of the Natura 2000 network, making it an ideal place to present the natural treasures of Transylvania. As in previous years, the participants were accommodated in traditional yurts in a clearing by the forest.

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