8 young “project” livestock guarding dogs joined new owners

We are proud to say that eight young dogs from the first “project” litter of livestock guarding dogs (nine males [...]

Monitoring the presence of a bear near garbage cans on Vojsko plateau, west Slovenia

LIFE DINALP BEAR project team reacted on local inhabitants’ request for information, as they were being faced with a garbage [...]

First Tornjak pups available in February

In December 2016, we announced the first litter of project livestock guarding dogs in Slovenia. Little pups are growing up [...]

January 10th, 2017|C2 Damage cases, Conflict mitigation|

A handbook on protecting sheep against large carnivore attacks has been published

The Slovenian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, and Slovenia Forest Service have published a handbook about prevention measures of [...]

First »project« litter of livestock guarding dogs was born

The Sedmak farm near Pivka (Slovenia) is best-practice example of using livestock guarding dogs (LGDs) for protecting herds from large [...]

December 14th, 2016|C2 Damage cases, Conflict mitigation|

Expert visit of livestock guarding dogs in Provincia Autonoma di Trento (Italy)

Last week Silvia Dalmasso, veterinary in charge by Provincia Autonoma di Trento for check the guardian dogs has visited the [...]

November 8th, 2016|C2 Damage cases, Conflict mitigation|

Open Day of Slovenian beekeeping at the tourist farm Pri Lazarju

On Friday, 17th June 2016 there was an Open Day of Slovenian Beekeeping also at the tourist farm Pri Lazarju. [...]

Plan for distribution of electric fences and implementation of bear-proof garbage containers and compost bins

Based on the analysis of spatial distribution of bear-related conflicts in Slovenia (within Action A.1) and in cooperation with local [...]

Press release on conflict mitigation among farmers and beekeepers in Slovenia

Conflict mitigation is one of the main activities in LIFE DINALP BEAR project. Within the Action C.2 it is therefore [...]

Protection against damage caused by brown bears on beehives

Three articles about the effective protection against damage caused by brown bears on beehives were published in the September 2015 [...]