In awareness-raising center in Pivka we will place an interactive exhibition on the topic of large carnivores and coexistence of humans and large carnivores.

The Center will be the central point of the Slovenian and Croatian Dinaric space for displaying and spreading all the tools and knowledge about large carnivores as well as guiding visitors across the entire Northern Dinarides.

Interactive exhibition

Cross-border cooperation and ecosystem services in the long-term preservation of large carnivores populations in the northern Dinarides

The coexistence of humans and large carnivores in the northern Dinarides goes back to a far past, it is a heritage that is still to be built. Partners in the project will invest their expertise and enthusiasm to make the coexistence of people and large carnivores in the northern Dinaric region even more successful.

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17. 5. 2022

Pupils from Dragotin Kette Primary School named a male lynx from Romania – Blisk

Here it is – the third lynx named by the children! The male lynx waiting for release in the Snežnik enclosure was named by the pupils of the Dragotin Kette Primary School in Ilirska Bistrica in cooperation with the Large Carnivores Centre DINA Pivka. Because the lynx jumps onto its prey, as quick as lightning, they named him Blisk (in Eng. lightning). There were several suggestions for the name though…

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What a difference large carnivores make?

There are four main groups of ecosystem services: provisioning, regulating, supporting and cultural. Ecosystems need to be healthy in order to maintain the health of all living things within and around them, including humans. Check out our new poster about the roles of large carnivores and find out more!

24. 6. 2021

Closing international conference of the Carnivora Dinarica project with the grand opening of the Dina, large carnivores centre in Pivka

We invite you to the closing international conference of the Carnivora Dinarica project with the grand opening of the Dina, large carnivores centre in Pivka …

15. 12. 2020

Second bilateral meeting on cross-border cooperation between Croatia and Slovenia on population management of large carnivores

The second Slovenian-Croatian bilateral meeting on management and monitoring of lynx populations …