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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

Living together: coexistence between people and large carnivores - Outcomes

Living together: solutions, outcomes & good practice from the 3-day networking seminar about the coexistence between people and large carnivores.

"A Taste of Nature" Recipes book

We challenged protected areas from across Europe to gather recipes of their best traditional tastes. The result comes alive today, 16th of October: The World Food Day.

eCONSERVATION - who is funding what and where?

The science and knowledge service of the European Commission - Joint Research Center (JRC) - just launched a beta version of a new tool to support your work: the eConservation platform. This tool, in essence, is a huge database that works...

EUROPARC Transboundary Programme at the European Week of Regions & Cities 2017 

Organised every year by the European Committee of the Regions to promote initiatives of local and regional authorities in Europe, the European Week of Regions and Cities 2017 is taking place from 9 to 12 October in Brussels.  In the...

Webinar: Protected Areas for Sustainable Agriculture - building partnership with farmers

On the 23rd October, EUROPARC is organising a free webinar for all those interested in Sustainable Agriculture. Protected Area professionals, farmers, NGO representatives, Public organisations are all welcomed to join us. We will be looking at how to built partnerships with farmers!

Euro'Meet 2017: EUROPARC at the European Network of Outdoor Sports Meeting

EUROPARC was present at the 4th Nature and Sports Euro’meet that took place in la Seu d’Urgell, on September 27th - 29th 2017. It was organised by ENOS, the European Network of Outdoors Sports, an association that was formally established...

Outcomes from the Natura 2000 and Agriculture Workshop in Brussels

On 28th of September in Brussels, EUROPARC attended a very interesting workshop on Natura 2000 and Agriculture, following up on the European Commission’s Action Plan for nature, people and the economy,. The workshop was jointly organised by the European Network for Rural...

International Tourism Day: High-Level Conference in the European Parliament

To celebrate the International Tourism Day, the European Parliament hosted a high-level conference in Brussels on 27th of September 2017 themed ‘A European strategy to enhance the competitiveness of the tourism industry’.

Launched Annual Activity Report 2016 – CAP performance

On the 25.09.2017, during the Commission Agriculture of the European Parliament meeting, Jerzy Plewa, Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Commission (DG AGRI), presented to MEPs the report on the DG’s “Annual Activity Report 2016 – CAP...

Guide on EU funding for the tourism sector

The European Commission, Directorate-General GROWTH International Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, published the 2017 version of the Guide on EU funding for the tourism sector (2014-2020). The document can be downloaded here. The guide has a useful compilation of all EU...


What if you could learn about a new topic in a 3 minutes film? That's what EUROPARC LIVE is all about!

Get the recognition you deserve! Apply for the Natura 2000 Awards!

The European Comission opened applications for the 2016 edition of Natura 2000 Awards. For the third year, all Natura 2000 sites are asked to participate and highlight their work developed under 5 different categories: Communication, Conservation, Cross-Border Cooperation and Networking,...

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.



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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