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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 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, twitter and LinkedIn! We especially look forward to welcoming you in person at any one of our events!

The very latest from EUROPARC Federation

Webinar: Solutions for European Protected Areas

On the European Day of Parks, 24th May, EUROPARC and PANORAMA Solutions come together to celebrate “Solutions from European Protected Areas“.  Webinar: Solutions from European Protected Areas 24th May – 11:30 CEST (Central Europe Summer Time) Duration: 1:15hours Register here With this PANORAMA...

EUROPARC Annual Report 2017

The EUROPARC Federation Annual Report 2017 is now available for download in English, German and French. The Report provides a clear view of how we are working to achieve a "Sustainable Nature, Valued by People", through the implementation of the EUROPARC Strategy 2015-2021. Travel...

Quarrying and Protected Areas: the first meeting with Sibelco

Quarrying and Protected Areas: Towards a new partnership for Biodiversity   In todays’ society we are dependent on the extraction industries much more than we ever realise. By their very nature, quarrying, of all kinds, does have a negative impact...

We are looking for a Super Intern!

Internship in Communications Location: Regensburg, Germany Duration: 6 months (longer internships can be considered Deadline for applications: 16th May The EUROPARC Federation is currently looking for a full time intern in its Communications department in Regensburg (DE). The intern will...

EUROPARC Conference 2018: Registrations are now open!

The EUROPARC Conference 2018 is the key event of the year for those working in Europe’s Protected Areas and from 18-21 September the EUROPARC Conference will take place at the Macdonald Aviemore Resort in the stunning Cairngorms National Park.  ...

EU Green Week 2018 - Greener Cities for a Greener Future

Annually, the European Commission organises the EU Green Week focused on a relevant topic for environment protection and the livelihoods of European citizens. This year, with the theme "Green Cities for a Greener Future", a series of events and conferences will explore...

Webinar: Periurban Parks - Building Green Infrastructure around Cities

On the occasion of the EU Green Week 2018 Green Cities for a Greener Future, EUROPARC is delivering a webinar on the role Periurban parks play in delivering ecosystem services and improving the livelihoods of citizens in and around cities. The webinar is an official...

Alpine Tundra of the Krkonoše and Tatra Mountains: Lessons for Ukraine

Every year, the Alfred Toepfer Natural Heritage Scholarship (ATS) supports the work of young conservationists in protected areas across Europe. Tymur Bedernichek is a Researcher at the M.M. Gryshko National Botanical Garden in Kyiv, Ukraine and was one of the winners of the Scholarship in 2016. Applications...

Nominations for the Alfred Toepfer Medal

Annually, EUROPARC honors those who have made a significant contribution to nature conservation in Europe through an experienced body of work and life experience. The Alfred Toepfer Medal, named after the founder of the EUROPARC Federation, Dr h.c. Alfred Toepfer (1894-1993)...

"Sport & Biodiversity" by IUCN and the International Olympic Committee

A new guide on Sport and Biodiversity was last week launched by IUCN and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The guide aims to support sports organisations in one hand, better understanding the impact of their activities on biodiversity and, on the other hand, to...


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CEETO - Central Europe Ecotourism: tools for nature protection

Discover the work of EUROPARC inside this ambitious project that aims to improve tourism management in several regions of Europe.

IMPACT - Innovative Models for Protected Areas: exChange and Transfer.

Learn more about this project that aims to integrate socio-economic development and biodiversity conservation in protected areas.



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