Wildlife Research and Conservation

Operations

COMPANY INITIATIVES:

• To conduct research projects in the field of biology, ecology and wildlife protection

• To provide expert analyses, opinions and catalogue surveys of wildlife

• To support ‘in the field’ decision-making by recommending actions for wildlife and biodiversity conservation

• To be the lead on professional works of secondary and university students in animal ecology

• To produce educational information and maintain public relations in the field of animal ecology, conservation of wild animal species and protection of biodiversity

• To develop, test and implement species and landscape management measures

• To advance conceptual documents in nature protection

• To organise conferences, workshops, tutorials and lectures

ADDITIONAL INITIATIVES:

• To elaborate on expert opinions regarding damage caused by protected species

STATUS

Alka Wildlife, ops is a public benefit corporation established under Act No. 248/1995 Coll., On Public Benefit Companies, as amended.

Alka Wildlife, ops has been accredited by the Central Commission for Animal Welfare pursuant to Act No. 246/1992 Coll., On the protection of animals against cruelty, as amended. Based on this accreditation, the company is authorised to conduct experiments to verify scientific beliefs and to acquire scientific knowledge. They are also authorised to investigate animal reactions including methodological observations in the wild.

ALKA Wildlife, ops is on the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports list of research organisations.

BOARD MEMBERS

DIRECTOR:

Mgr. Kateřina Poledníková

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Mgr. Aleš Jelínek (Chairman)

Zdeněk Hron

Ing. Václav Křivan

SUPERVISORY BOARD:

Jaroslava Musilová (Chairman)

Jindra Jelínková, Dis.

Miloslava Král’ová

COMPANY FOUNDERS:

Mgr. Václav Beran

Ing. Václav Hlaváč

Dr. Andreas Kranz

Mgr. Lukáš Poledník, Ph.D.

Mgr. Kateřina Poledníková

RNDr. Aleš Toman