July 16, 2019

Hard winter in het Kraansvlak

Towards the end of the winter beginning of spring wild animals go through the most difficult period of the year. They have gone through several months with few resources available
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Dead European bison female. Photo: Karsten Reiners
March 19, 2019

Goodbye for dead European bison female

At the end of 2018 the oldest cow of the Kraansvlak herd passed away. The animal was found short after death by one of the park rangers from the bison project from PWN and ARK
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March 4, 2019

First Smart Park in Europe

Kraansvlak is the first nature reserve in Europe that is equipped with a Smart Parks network. By using smart sensor technology we can now gather more information about the behavior
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Bison in Kraansvlak dune area. Photo: Ruud Maaskant
February 18, 2019

Bison females passed away

Last January two European bison females passed away. One of them was years ago born here and the other one was part of the first group of bison that came from Poland in 2007.
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Ingang Wisentenpad
January 24, 2019

Bison trail open again

The Bison trail has been closed for public during the last weeks. This extra-ordinary decision was taken mainly because the number of visitors leaving the trail and going in search
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January 4, 2019

Oldest bison Kraansvlak passed away

Last week, the oldest European bison living in Kraansvlak has been found dead by one of the rangers of the project. The cow had passed away recently, at an age of nearly 18 years
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Wisenten in de sneeuw. Foto: Ruud Maaskant
December 19, 2018

European bison Kraansvlak on the move

Seven European bison from Kraansvlak, part of National Park Zuid-Kennemerland near the beach town of Zandvoort, are being relocated to Spain. In three Spanish nature areas they
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Ruiter en wisenten in de Maashorst, foto: Arjen Boerman
August 19, 2018

European bison get used to visitors

Commissioned by ARK Nature, Utrecht University studied the responsive behaviour of European bison to various types of recreationists. The research shows that bison and visitors go
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