Bisonseminar. Photo: Esther Rodriguez
November 21, 2014

Follow up first bison-seminar

On November 18th PWN organised a bison-seminar for fellow managers of natural areas titled 'Bison in Dutch nature: a seminar on experiences and future perspectives'. Several
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Bison with gps collar. Photo: Ruud Maaskant
November 4, 2014

Bison to be followed via social media

Most updates about the bison project at Kraansvlak can be found at our special social media pages. Messages are usually given in Dutch as well as in English so please stay updated
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Bison at the Bison Trail. Photo: Esther Rodriguez
August 21, 2014

Unique path open for hikers

On Friday 29th of August the Bison Trail in the dunes of Zuid-Kennemerland will be officially opened. It will be open to the public daily from 10:00h till 17:00h, starting August
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Bisoncalf 2015. Photo: Ruud Maaskant
July 24, 2014

Youngest bison-calf is a female

The bison-calf that is born the end of June is female. The gender was uncertain for a while because the calf spends a lot of time near its mother which weans and grooms her. Also
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Bison and visitors. Photo: Esther Rodriguez
July 4, 2014

More space for European bison

Last week the territory of the bison and konik horses is enlarged. In addition to the earlier expansion in 2012 the territory is now expanded to the southwest (Wurmenveld). The
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Bison group resting. Photo: Esther Rodriguez
June 17, 2014

Summer break in the dunes?

Whereas the herd of konik horses welcomed a foal in May, the bison seem to take it slow. The entire herd is calmly ruminating in the valley on a summer afternoon in June. They are
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Konik foals. Photo: Esther Rodriguez
May 22, 2014

New faces in Kraansvlak

It remains to be seen if there will be calves in the bison herd this year. It is an exciting period for it is always a surprise if there will be cows in calf. Due to the slender
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Bison with gps collar. Photo: Ruud Maaskant
April 17, 2014

Bison back online

Last week, a bison cow is fitted with a new collar with GPS-transmitter. The transmitter sends data of the whereabouts of the animal. These locations can be found on this website
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Bison bull Podryw. Photo: Leo Linnartz
April 9, 2014

Kraansvlak loses founding father

The oldest bull in the bison project in Kraansvlak died. The bison-bull, pedigree-name Podryw II, came from Poland to Kraansvlak seven years ago. He was part of the select group of
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Bison in the water. Photo: Esther Rodriguez
April 7, 2014

Spring in Kraansvlak

The spring has begun in Kraansvlak. The grasses still need some time to start growing, but the Creeping willow is budding and leaves of the poplar and spindle tree are unfolding
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Bison in the Kraansvlak dune area. Photo: Ruud Maaskant
March 12, 2014

Bison project loses three bison bulls

Last week, three bison bulls have died in Kraansvlak. The three bulls had been added to the herd from France in 2013 to bring new blood in the herd. The cause of death is being
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