The WWF is run at a local level by the following offices...
- WWF Global
- Central African Republic
- Central America
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- European Policy Office
The coexistence of people and large carnivores in the northern Dinarides goes back a long way. Partners in the project invest their expertise and enthusiasm to enhance the conservation status of large carnivores and ensure that people in the northern Dinaric region coexist even more successfully with these charismatic species.
- Establishment of inter-institutional cooperation
- Harmonization of conservation and management measures for wolf and lynx populations
- Joint analysis of corridors for large carnivores
- Joint evaluation of large carnivores ecosystem services.
- Family farms as examples of good practice
- Electric fences to prevent damage
- Sheep dogs
- Clear road signs
- Rescue center for abandoned lynx cubs
- Bear-proof garbage containers
- Measures for the management of visitors
- Establishment of a large carnivores visitor centre in Pivka
- Education of local stakeholders and school children with workshops and activities in schools.
There are five Croatian project partners: National Park Risnjak Public Institution, the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, WWF Adria – Association for the protection of nature and conservation of biodiversity, City of Vrbovsko and Primorsko-Goranska County.
Associated partners in the project are Priroda Public Institution, the former Croatian Agency for Environment and Nature, now integrated within the Croatian Ministry of Environment and Energy, the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research and Zavod Republike Slovenije za varstvo narave.
Project is co-financed by the Government Office for Cooperation with NGOs.