Communication workshop Report available now

Planning communication activities, implementing and evaluating them are recognized as crucial points for a successful large carnivore conservation. In the [...]

Head of the LIFE Programme visits Slovenia

Head of the LIFE Programme at the European Commission, Mr Angelo Salsi, visited Slovenia on 26th and 27th of November. [...]

About protection measures with AGRIDEA from Switzerland

Coexistence between human and large carnivores is a challenge for numerous countries worldwide, which is being confronted in various ways. [...]

26th international Conference on bear research and management concluded

The main theme of the “Life with bears – 26th International Conference on Bear Research and Management” was human-bear coexistence [...]

Hunters and bears

How do hunters get along with big predators on their grounds? That’s a question, which bothers mainly those countries, where [...]

Bear-proof garbage- and compost bins serve their purpose well so far

In spring 2017, we implemented some measures for reducing occasions of bear visits to settlements in Slovenia: the bear-proof garbage [...]

A two-year study on efficiency of using carrion for artificial feeding of bears is concluded

Artificial feeding of bears has a long tradition in Slovenia as well as in several other countries. Corn, fruit and [...]

Are you interested in protecting your herd with the livestock guarding dogs? You can find all the necessary information in the newly issued handbook

Livestock guarding dog protecting the herd. Photo: T. Berce, LIFE DINALP BEAR If we want to maintain the [...]

Radio-collared another bear in Trentino, Italy

In Autonomous Province of Trento, Italy, Forest and Fauna Service team has captured a young male bear, weighing 129 kilograms, [...]

Traffic related bear mortality – yearly report on effectiveness of mitigation measures

In the second half of the year 2017 and the first half of 2018, we continued monitoring the effectiveness of [...]