The annual meeting of the VCF management and advisory boards took place this weekend
in the superb MónNatura Pirineus center (Fundació Catalunya La Pedrera) in Planes de Son (
In this annual meeting, VCF staff, board and scientific advisors discuss the most relevant
vulture conservation issues. This year, the debate focused on the following
Update on the bearded vulture reintroduction projects in the Alps-Grands Causses,
and discussions about their future
Emergency action plan to save the bearded vulture from extinction in Corsica
Black vulture reintroduction projects in Europe
Griffon vulture reintroduction papers – best practice
Incidents between vultures and live cattle
Artificial or supplementary feeding of vultures
Interspecific competition between griffons and other species
Diclofenac in Europe
External guests from Rewilding Europe, MAVA and the Parc Naturel Regional de Corse participated in the meeting, and contributed to some of the discussions.
The VCF would like to thank the board and staff from the Fundació Catalunya La Pedrera for the warm welcome and the spotless support. The VCF and the Fundació Catalunya La Pedrera already collaborate within the bearded vulture captive breeding network, and we have taken this opportunity to discuss opportunities to enhance and develop this partnership.