European bison herd Kraansvlak
April 21, 2017

Bison in spotlights April 23

Sunday April 23, the bison project will be showcased in visitor centre De Kennemerduinen in Overveen near Haarlem. It is ten years ago that Europe's largest terrestrial mammal put
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Excursion on horseback in dune area Kraansvlak. Photo: Louise Prevot
April 11, 2017

On horseback through bison territory

As of this month, special equestrian safaris are available in the dunes of Kraansvlak. Accompanied by an experienced guide and ranger you will enjoy the beautiful nature on
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Wisenten in het Kraansvlak. Foto: Dylan Haanappel
March 16, 2017

Bison Trail closed for the season

As of March 1st, the Bison trail is no longer open to the public during the bird nesting season. This annual closure is until September 1st, 2017. The past six months, for the
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February 5, 2017

Positions bison not visible

Since 2007 bison live in Kraansvlak and some animals are equipped with a transmitter collar which keeps not of the positions of the herd. These data are very important for being
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Wisenten bij Wisentenpad
January 31, 2017

Going off path not needed to spot bison

The last few weeks we see a growing number of visitors is not following the guidelines that are set to make use of the Bison Trail in Kraansvlak, the dune area where bison are
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Bison on Bison Trail
December 22, 2016

Bison often seen at Bison Trail

Since the opening of the Bison Trail on September 1st, the bison have been regularly spotted from the path. Following access guidelines gives the best chance of a nice encounter
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Dawn of the Bison. Foto: Jasper Doest
October 19, 2016

Recognition for Dawn of the Bison

Dutch wildlife photographer Jasper Doest (37) made a great appearance in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. With his picture “Dawn of the Bison’ he
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Bison at sunset. Photo: Ruud Maaskant
September 21, 2016

Article about bison

In the latest Zoogdier, the journal of the Dutch Mammal Society, an article was published about bison in the Netherlands. In particular on the findings of the Kraansvlak project.
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Bison at the Bison Trail. Photo: Ruud Maaskant
September 1, 2016

Bison trail open to public again

From September 1st you can enjoy the "Bison trail" again that reopens to the public. On this (mostly) sandy path you have a good chance to encounter bison or other large grazing
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