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We are the EUROPARC Federation and we represent hundreds of responsible authorities and thousands of Protected Areas in 36 countries. We often say in EUROPARC that nature knows no boundaries and we therefore facilitate international co-operation in all aspects of Protected Area management to improve and conserve our shared natural inheritance. Someone out there has the answer to your question, a solution to your problem, an idea you can use. So connect to the network!

We are really proud that EUROPARC is recognised around the world as a professional network of European Protected Areas providing a forum to share professional experience, collaborate on technical projects and progress common aims.

It’s great working with really interesting people who look after really special places and we’d be delighted to welcome you to be a part of it! Hopefully you’ll find out more as you navigate through the website, or check us out on facebook or twitter! We especially look forward to welcoming you in person at any one of our events!

The very latest from EUROPARC Federation

Regional Nature Parks Summit - Europe’s Regional Nature Parks for Biological Diversity and Sustainable Rural Development

Regional Nature Park representatives from 20 European states sign Declaration in Brussels Brussels/Bonn, 21 Juni 2017. A joint Declaration entitled “Regional Nature Parks – Working for Europe” was signed yesterday at the First European Summit of Regional Nature Parks in...

Seminar-dialogue with DG Environment: Partnerships for biodiversity

Last 14th of June, 21 representatives of European protected areas from 8 European countries and 12 officers of the Direction General Environment attended the Seminar-dialogue with DG Environment: Partnerships for biodiversity: European policies and the role of Protected Areas, organized...

La Garrotxa awards Charter Part III to two first tour operators in Spain

Since EUROPARC French Section developed Charter Part III for the first time in 2014, no other section had gone further in awarding tour operators with the Charter. In January 2017, Parc Natural de la Zona Volcànica de la Garrotxa, in...

First European Summit of Regional Nature Parks in Europe

“Regional Nature Parks – strong partners for nature conservation and sustainable rural development” Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 18.00 h – 21.00 h Representation of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia to the European Union, Rue Montoyer 47, 1000 Brussels The almost 900...

The state of Protected Areas in Spain - EUROPARC-Spain launches 2016 yearbook

To celebrate the United Nations World Environment Day, EUROPARC Spain has launched yesterday the "yearbook 2016 - the state of Protected Areas in Spain". It is the most complete and systematic compilation about Spanish protected areas and their management challenges.

EU Large Carnivore Platform meeting: Good practice for coexistence

How can people and large carnivores coexist? Read the latest developments of EU Large Carnivores Platform, where EUROPARC represents the Protected Area's view.

Conference: How can People and the Economy benefit from Nature?

“How can People and the Economy benefit from Nature? Stories from Citizens” Portobello, 29 Rue Jacques de Lalaing, Brussels June 7th, 2017 The conference is organised by CEEweb for Biodiversity, Eurosite and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and hosted...

European Day of Parks in Albania and the NaturAL project

Take a break, enjoy your Protected Area! was the title of the celebration of the European Day of Parks in Albania.   To celebrate the 24th of May, and to mark 50+ years of Protected Areas in Albania, the NaturAL...

Workshop – Management of Natura 2000 sites

Between 3-5 May 2017, EUROPARC Central and Eastern Europe and the Fertő-Hanság National Park Directorate (Hungary) organised a workshop to review the management of Natura 2000 sites and summarize experiences. Participants came from Czech Republic, Croatia and Hungary,  representing their governmental, non-governmental...

European Natura 2000 Award - calls open!

Get the recognition you deserve   Today, on the occasion of the establishment of the European Natura 2000 day the European Commission launched the 2018 edition of the EU Natura 2000 Award. The Award, now in its fourth year, honours...


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Seminar-dialogue with DG Environment

"European Policies and the role of Protected Areas" is the title of the Seminar-dialogue organised by EUROPARC, 13-14 June.

Register your events for the European Day of Parks celebration!

The Climate is changing, bringing changes that affect the life of every being on earth. Nature was never so threatened – nor so needed – as before. The air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we crop, they...

IMPACT Interreg Europe

New management models for Protected Areas Protected Areas and the natural values kept inside them, are without doubt one of the most valuable resources we need to preserve. But, what if these resources can be exploited in a sustainable manner...



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