TWP latest News and Events


The golden eagle, Aquila chrysaetos, is possibly the best known bird of prey in the Northern hemisphere, occurring throughout North America, Eurasia and Africa, with five sub-species recorded. Historically the golden eagle was widespread throughout the Holarctic but has since disappeared from heavily populated areas and still remains rare in many Eastern European countries with some populations still in decline: in Romania they are currently considered as vulnerable but are afforded strict protection. Continue....


The grey wolf, Canis lupus, is the most widespread of carnivores and the most misunderstood. Historically, the wolf occupied all habitats in the Northern Hemisphere that contained large ungulates, ranging from 20°N latitude to the polar ice pack, inhabiting dense forest to open grasslands, Arctic tundra to extreme deserts. Continue....


The Transylvanian Wildlife Project is seeking sponsorship, especially products and services. Flights for field workers, 20 infra red field cameras and portable hides are top of the list! In return for your support you will be personally kept up to date with the project. and your generosity will be acknowledged on the TWP site! Please assist this really is a worthwhile project requiring your interest, sponsorship and support! Continue....


January 26th 2010 - Welcome to our latest team member Biro Zsolt. A graduate in Biology and Environmental protection, Zsolt has joined our growing body of Environmental Protection Advisers. He  has a translation business with Microsoft being his main customer. As such Zsolt has also agreed to become the TWP translator! Fluent in English, Hungarian and Romanian we could not have hoped to find a more qualified person! In his 3rd role as an Official TWP Photographer Zsolt will specialise in environmental photography. Continue....


August 17th 2009 - Our first meeting with regional authorities to discuss the organisation of the TWP took place in Ojdula (Ozsdola) today. Hosting the meeting was the Vice President of Covasna county council and supporter of the Transylvanian Wildlife Project, Demeter Janos. Access permissions were discussed with the ROM Silva rangers office and successfully concluded.


The Transylvanian Wildlife Project presentation and launch successfully took place at the East Transylvanian Tourism Days conference at the Reci reserve,  Covasna county in Romania. We couldn't have wished for better coverage as there was representations from both central and local government along with TV and newspapers. Continue....


We now have the support from high Alpinist Bereczki Barna. He has offered logistical support for project members photographing wildlife in the higher reaches of the Carpathian mountains. He has climbed most of the highest peaks within Europe and is an experienced mountaineer. Barna has also been very generous donating photographs for TWP use. Continue....


The Transylvanian Wildlife Project endorses the vision of The European Nature Trust (TENT) who are highlighting the rapid destruction of habitat within the Romanian Carpathian mountain range. TENT are proposing solutions to preserve this last true European wilderness and the amazing flora and fauna, much of which can only be found there in such abundance. Continue....