President of the Association PhD Don Ivica Križ has been a huge bird lover since childhood. He had Turkish hens which he prepared for various exhibitions. At the beginning of 2011, he noticed on the cover of the Hunting Gazette the image of a capercaillie, which was the initial capital of the founding of the Tetrijeb (capercaillie) Animal Protection Association on January 19, 2012.
He was greatly supported in this enthusiastic venture by Josip Malnar, PhD. The Croatian Hunting Association and the president of the Hunting Federation of the PGZ, and Mr Anton Arh, the president of the Hunting Society "Tetrijeb" Čabar, as well as the longtime hunter of Mr Ante Džaja.
Chronologically, we can briefly describe the results and goals we have achieved over the years:
Decorations and awards
Memberships in social associations
Knowledge and skills:
Knowledge of foreign languages
Opening of the Central European Capercaillie Centre. From left to right: Governor of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County (PGŽ) Mr Zlatko Komadina, PhD Ivica Križ, President of the Capercaillie Association and President of the Croatian Hunting Association (HLS), General Djuro Dečak.
From left to right: Dr.sc. Ivica Križ, President of the Capercaillie Association, receives the acknowledgement from the Mayor of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County (PGŽ) Mr Zlatko Komadina. In 2014, Dr.sc. Ivica Križ was named Volunteer of the Year in the field of PGŽ.