80 years of bison restitution in Białowiez˙a Forest

Authors

  • Jerzy Dackiewicz

Keywords:

Europeanbison, restitution, Białowieża Forest

Abstract

After First World War bison survived only in few zoos scattered in several European countries. Thanks to an effort taken by scientists, breeders and a bison restitution program run since 1929 by Białowiez˙a National Park, this species become reintroduced. Since 1952 bison are again roaming in the wilderness. Years 1920–1928 were the only gap period of bison presence in Białowiez˙a Forest. This September we celebrate eightieth anniversary of bison restitution program.

Published

2009-09-01

How to Cite

Dackiewicz, J. . (2009). 80 years of bison restitution in Białowiez˙a Forest. European Bison Conservation Newsletter, 2, 123–128. Retrieved from https://ojs.wisent.org/index.php/czasopismo/article/view/180

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Section

Peer-reviewed articles

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