The participation and help given by the public in community projects always gain recognition but, sometimes, there are some examples that merit special attention. Continue reading The Municipal Geriatric Centre of Mahon helps the Recuperation Centre
GOB has made a formal complaint concerning a new case of a protected species wounded by a shotgun. An eagle was recently taken into the GOB Recuperation Centre for Wild Animals. It was a booted eagle, known in Menorca as a soter or esplosamates. It is the second booted eagle to have been taken into the Centre for the same reason this year, Continue reading Booted eagle wounded by a shotgun taken into the Wild Animal Recuperation Centre
This Thursday, 19 July, from 6 to 8 pm, you can enjoy one of the family workshops at the Hospital for Wild Animals. This time we aim to find out how the Centre for the Recuperation of Wild animals works, and above all, what things people can do themselves to help animals they find that are in danger. Continue reading Thursday 19, how does the Hospital for Wild Animals work?
There has been another example found of an electrocuted red kite in the Mercadal area. The animal was found at the foot of a pylon and Environmental Agents were in charge of retrieving it. Continue reading Another red kite electrocuted
The Centre for the Recuperation of Wild Animals will be open until the end of September on Mondays to Saturdays from 18.00 hours until sundown. Continue reading Visit the Hospital for Wild Animals this summer!
A new project for seismic prospecting in the Balearic Sea has raised alarms for those people who want to avoid the subsequent heavy impact on the marine environment. You can help by adding your signature to a petition before 20 May. Continue reading Help to put a brake on a new project for seismic prospecting in the sea
Voting has been opened for the participatory budgets of the Consell Insular (Island government). GOB has proposed the project “Freedom for hedgehogs” and we ask for your vote. Continue reading Vote for hedgehogs in the participatory budgets
This is a video showing a red kite being released back into the wild. It had been brought in wounded to the Centre of Recuperation for Wild Animals. Red kites as a species are in danger of extinction but the heavy decline in numbers is now slowly recovering in Menorca. So, saving this bird was particularly important. Red kites are especially vulnerable to poisoning and electrocution from power lines. Continue reading Video of a saved Red Kite
A year on and the volunteers of the Centre for the Recuperation of Wild Animals have had some training on the handling and the first assistance to give to wild animals suffering from an accident. The volunteers are essential to the day to day running of the Centre. Thanks to their commitment and altruistic dedication of the individual volunteers the Centre helps more than 1000 animals a year. Continue reading Training for Volunteers of the Animals Hospital
Sending purified water to the lagoon, avoiding the use of lead shot, being able to feed carrion birds or leaving a part of the marine area for fishing only with creel, are some of the proposals that GOB has given recently for a Plan to Restore the Use and Management (Pla Rector d’Ús i Gestió (PRUG)) of the Albufera des Grau natural park. It will be a means of processing the management of a better relationship between human activities and a protected area. Continue reading Restore the potential of the Albufera des Grau