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We are launching the Milvus Scholarships!

Passionate about nature, student, master or doctoral student? The Milvus Scholarship can help you in your research.

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We support 3 or 4 projects of 4 500 RON, whether they are conducted individually or by a group. Continue reading

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Another adult female bear saved from poachers’ snare and collared

DSCF5760On the afternoon of September 24 (exactly one month after a similar intervention) we have managed to safely release yet another adult female bear from a snare set by poachers in our bear project’s hillside target area. We were announced by the local hunting association and we arrived on the scene a few hours later. The bear was caught very close to a village, on the bank of a small river. The rescue operation was carried out in cooperation with members of the local hunting association, while the veterinarian assistance was provided by Vets4Wild. 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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Year Two of the Natura 2000 Promotion Camp

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Following the success of last year’s camp near Jibert, Milvus Group held another camp this summer, between the 9th and 14th of July, for children interested in nature and conservation. This time the participants were selected from the “I also take part in Natura 2000” contest. From the 500 registered participants, 21 pupils from 4 schools finally were chosen and given the opportunity to expand their theoretical knowledge in the practical environment of the camp. Over the week we looked to enrich the children’s knowledge about nature and nature conservation and present the values and the importance of Natura 2000 sites. Continue reading

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