The importance of European bison population in Bieszczady in reinroduction program in Carpathians

Authors

  • Ryszard Paszkiewicz European Bison Friends Society

Keywords:

wisent, the Carpathians, Bieszczady, reintroductions

Abstract

Presented is the history of reintroduction program for European bison (Bison bonasus) initiated since 1963 in Carpathian countries (Poland, Slovakia, Romania and Ukraine), including the development of particular subpopulations and genetic parameters. Discussed are reasons for the success of reintroduction in Bieszczady Mountains, Poland. Finally, indicated are drawbacks of actions undertaken in this region, and suggested are possibilities for their mitigation.

Published

2018-08-22

How to Cite

Paszkiewicz, R. . (2018). The importance of European bison population in Bieszczady in reinroduction program in Carpathians. European Bison Conservation Newsletter, 11, 73–80. Retrieved from https://ojs.wisent.org/index.php/czasopismo/article/view/45

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Popular science articles

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