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Vale Carapito

Vale Carapito – rewilding & history

Vilar Maior Vale Carapito is located near Vilar Maior, a village with medieval features, situated on the northern border of Sabugal municipality and close to Spain. Crossed by the Cesarão River, a small tributary of the Côa River, this valley contains natural values characteristic of the territory. The riverside gallery of ash trees runs through [...]
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The Greater Coa Valley

The Greater Coa Valley on Discovery

The Greater Côa Valley 24.5 Explore The Greater Coa Valley on Discovery explores an extensive territory with an essentially flat relief formed by granites, in the continuity of the Iberian Meseta, with altitudes varying between 600 and 900 metres. The baroque and granite outcrops are a constant in the landscape of the Great Coa Valley. [...]
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Sugar Rush Film

Documentary filming at our vulture hide

A few days ago, we had been helping on a new documentary production, this time for a Dutch producer, Sugar Rush Film, that wanted to include a few scenes from vultures at the feeding-station. So, after an early start, with a detailed preparation, we had to wait a while for the main actors. The rainy [...]
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Nature First Bronze Partner

Commitment to the principles of Nature First

Recently, Wildlife Portugal joined the initiative Nature First - The Alliance for Responsible Nature Photography, a community that seeks to alert to the impact of nature photography, promoting the protection and preservation of the natural world through inspiration, education, and seeking to bring together all those who produce photography and video in nature - empowering [...]
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Rewilding Training for Tourism

Rewilding training and certification

  Rewilding training for tourism In November 2020, taking advantage of a period of limited activity and preparing for the post-Covid future, we took part in an exclusive online training course promoted by Rewilding Europe in partnership with the European Safari Company and Nature Tourism Development to train guides on the rewilding philosophy in its [...]
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Nature, Photography and Tourism

Nature First Partner

  Wildlife Portugal is a proud partner of Nature First - The Alliance for Responsible Nature Photography, because we believe and adopt the guiding principles that aim for the respect and safeguard of the natural environment in which its nature-photography activities are carried out, also promoting the spread of these principles among its participants.   [...]
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rewilding portugal

Rewilding Portugal and Wildlife Portugal

In the course of a partnership between Rewilding Portugal (RP) and Wildlife Portugal (WP), RP recently published a video about their work in the area, with a special focus on the conservation of the Iberian Wolf. WP has participated in this documentary by exemplifying how nature related business, in this case nature tourism, can be […]

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Chestnuts

Chestnuts

Autumn is also the time for some wild fruits, like chestnuts, which is common and well appreciated in many mountain areas of Portugal. It was of major importance on the rural communities of the old days, as it represented an important source of food that could be used throughout the year. Nowadays, chestnut woods represent [...]
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