Bison. Photo: Leo Linnartz
March 18, 2008

Arrival of 3 more wisents at Kraansvlak

This morning, 18 March 2008, again three wild wisents from Poland were successfully released in Dutch nature. The area where the wisents are allowed to live, within dune area
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Bison in the Kraansvlak dune area 2008. Photo: Leo Linnartz
February 14, 2008

Wisents in good winter condition

The three wisents that arrived at Kraansvlak last year have become entirely accustomed to their new environment. They have explored the area to the farthest corners and feel
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Bison in the Kraansvlak dune area 2009. Photo: Leo Linnartz
August 1, 2007

Hurrah: a calf is born

From Poland we heard the good news that our pregnant bison cow had given birth to a healthy calf. Their Polish care takers were not yet able to tell if it is a male or female calf.
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Bison observation point. Photo: Leo Linnartz
June 5, 2007

Wisents spotted on 1001-species-day

Every year a 1001-species-day is held in many nature reserves. Guides and experts are present to help the visitors spot as many species as possible. This year also the viewpoint
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Opening Bison observation point. Photo: Leo Linnartz
May 15, 2007

Viewpoint wisents officially opened

With the coming of three wisents (on 24 April) to our natural area the Kraansvlak, the Netherlands has got a new challenge: trying to catch a glimpse of the wisents. That is why we
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Bison at the water. Photo: Leo Linnartz
May 1, 2007

Wisents spotted!

The wisents have been walking freely in their new area for some days now and were spotted several times, sometimes from the viewpoint, but also from the footpath. They often stand
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Preparations transport bison from Bialowieza. Photo: Leo Linnartz
April 4, 2007

Rangers pay visit to Bialowieza

In preparation for the arrival of the wisents at the Kraansvlak in the dunes of South-Kennemerland, the PWN rangers team ‘South’ paid a visit to National Park Bialowieza in Poland.
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