FOREST officially takes part in the project "Monitoring of large carnivores in the Beskydy mountains". The project is annouced by Ministry of the Enviroment of the Czech Republic and it is executed by Institute of Vertebrate Biology Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i.
The educational part of the National Wolf Awareness Week 2011 took place from 15th to 16th October 2011 in the ZOO Olomouc. We explained to visitors how important is the role of wolf and other predators for retaining healthy ecosystems in our nature. The weather was really nice, so many people visited our Wolf's stand.
We have joinded National Bear Awareness Week 2011 which takes place in May every year in the United States of America. Our Wolf's stand was opened from 21st to 22nd May 2011 in the Zoological Garden Olomouc. We have provided information about (not only) bears, their important role in ecosystems and their status in Europe and America. We have also discussed the importance of protection of wilderness and we offered participation in our Wildlife Monitoring Program to visitors of the zoological garden.