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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

We Manage Nature-Regional-Landscape-Parks

Different parks, different continents Last week, the United States of America were celebrating the 100 anniversary of the creation of their National Parks Service. This public institution was founded in 1916 and currently manages a network of 412 parks around...

We are Sustainable Farmers!

During millennia, men have been sculpting landscape with farming and pasture lands, creating complex ecosystems where men and nature cooperated in harmony. Thousands of species have adapted and currently depend on these agroecological structures and men developed an intimate relation...

Passion for Nature – Biogeographical Seminar

Which are the priorities for governance models in Natura 2000 sites? What is the link between nature and human dimensions such as tourism, human health, economic development or job creation? On 12-14 October, in Lommel, Belgium, Natura 2000 sites managers will be...

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...

Periurban Parks: nature closer than you imagine

How would it feel to relax in nature after a long day of work? Trekking in a forest, running through a meadow, or simply wandering along a river, just nearby your town? Periurban parks bring us these possibilities and much more:...

How are "Friends of Parks" giving a helping hand?

When we think the value that Friends are bringing to our personal lives, life would be quite empty without friends. But what makes a good friend? Good friends are honest, loyal, have common interests. It is not different from Friends...

Our 2015 annual report is out! Have a look on the activities realised by the Federation and each EUROPARC Section. The report is available in English, French and German.

Below you can download Annual Reports of the EUROPARC Federation from 2007- 2015, each in English, French and German. For inquiries and paper copies, please contact office_at_europarc.org. Please note, in 2008, two reports were produced because we changed the production...

15th international Junior Ranger Camp - “Discover the Diversity in Europe’s Parks”

EUROPARC together with the Nature Conservation Agency of Latvia and Gauja National Park Foundation are organising the 15TH INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR RANGER CAMP from 10 to 16th July 2016.

Sustainable tourism pays off

Since 2014, EUROPARC France and IPAMAC have been developing, for the very first time in Europe, a certification scheme for Sustainable Tour Operators in order to formally work with the Protected Areas. This new phase of the European Charter for...

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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EUROPARC Library

EUROPARC has produced a number of publications over the years connected to past and present projects as well as regular information about the Federation including our monthly eNews, PA- InSight Journal and our Annual Report. You can access the Library and download the main publications by clicking the button below.

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