All posts tagged: rewilding

Plans to reintroduce lynx to UK could now go ahead

Lynx UK Trust and Wildwood Trust are working together on ambitious plans to reintroduce six Eurasian lynx to the Kielder Forest in Northumberland for a five-year trial period. An application is currently awaiting approval from the environment secretary, Michael Gove, and Natural England, although the trial is considered a near certainty after landowners who control the 20 adjoining […]

Rare hazel dormice reintroduced to Warwickshire woodland

Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) in partnership with Warwickshire Wildlife Trust and others released 20 breeding pairs or trios of rare hazel dormice into an undisclosed woodland location just south of Coventry, Warwickshire, on Thursday 14 June. This 2018 reintroduction follows two previous dormice reintroductions in the county which have been a […]