Public attitudes towards bears and bear management

We used structured survey to analyse public perceptions about human-bear conflicts and about potential solutions to human-bear conflicts on a [...]

LIFE DINALP BEAR and LIFE Wolfalps together for promoting livestock guarding dogs

Last week, our project partner Provincia Autonoma di Trento promoted a conference about livestock guarding dogs (LGDs), in collaboration with [...]

Press conference on bear-proof garbage containers

Municipality of Kostel is one of the first areas in Slovenia, where we implemented bear-proof garbage containers. At six locations, [...]

Bear-proof garbage containers for better coexistence with bears

In the springtime, after the denning period, bears start to search for food intensively. Attracted by garbage, compost piles and [...]

LIFE DINALP BEAR as a case study for EUROPARC Federation

EUROPARC Federation is the network of protected areas in Europe and one of organisation’s key aims is also promotion of [...]

A workshop on brown bear for young scouts

LIFE DINALP BEAR project team gladly responded to an invitation of scouts from Celje, Slovenia, to prepare a workshop on [...]

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 [...]

Forestry students from foreign universities on a visit

Around 40 IFSA (International Forestry Students Association) students visited the Slovenia Forest Service and the Slovenian Forestry Institute on 15th March 2017 [...]

Slovenian Armed Forces and encounters with large carnivores

On 9th March 2017, we held a presentation about brown bears and wolves for officers of the Slovenian Armed Forces [...]

New PlayDecide kit developed for better understanding of different stakeholders

As part of LIFE DINALP BEAR project, a new version of PlayDecide kit "Human and brown bear in Slovenia" was developed. It [...]