The largest Network of European Protected Areas

We are the EUROPARC Federation and we represent hundreds of responsible authorities and thousands of Protected Areas in 40 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 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 LinkedInWe especially look forward to welcoming you in person at any one of our events or at our annual Conference.

The very latest from EUROPARC Federation

The Bern Convention celebrates its 40th anniversary

Today, the Bern Convention turns 40 years old. To celebrate this remarkable date, a new campaign was launched to highlight the most inspiring results of 4 decades working for the preservation of nature. Healthy nature for healthy Europeans The Bern...

#HabitatHeroes Pioneers from the Bavarian Forest National Park

Meet our #HabitatHeroes: Junior Rangers of the Bavarian Forest National Park The Bavarian Forest National Park is the oldest national park in Germany. It is a largely forested medium-range mountain landscape which is highly characteristic for Central Europe. Thanks to...

'A Sustainable Journey' by EUROPARC needs your votes at the ART&TUR Festival!

A Sustainable Journey, film on sustainable tourism produced by EUROPARC Federation in the framework of the CEETO Interreg Central Europe project, has been nominated for the Best Documentary at the ART&TUR Festival. Vote for 'A Sustainable Journey'! This year, the International...

Stronger with Youth: EUROPARC Youth+ Camp 2019

The 3rd edition of the International Youth+ Camp was kindly hosted by the Kullaberg Nature Reserve, in Sweden. Over a week, 20 youngsters from across Europe came together to put in practice their conservation skills, but also to gain new...

Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach: Call for non-governmental organisations and individuals

Engaging citizens and Youth in democratic life and EU values Since 2017, the prize, given by the European Commission, rewards projects that "enhance citizens' understanding of the EU, help broaden the ownership of the European project and develop a sense...

Seminar-dialogue with the European Commission 2019: Registrations are now open!

After the very positive experience from 2017 and 2018, EUROPARC invites its members again this year to the Seminar-Dialogue 2019. The idea is to bring our members together with the European Commission and to look at the same topics from...

Junior Ranger Camp on Kullaberg, Sweden.

The 8th of August of 2019, a group of Junior Rangers from Müritz National Park landed on the coast of the wild peninsula of Kullaberg to gather Junior Rangers from Kullaberg Nature Reserve, ready to discover the challenges and environment...

The Mobile Film Festival is calling for action against climate change

The call for films is open until October 16th 2019 In partnership with YouTube Creators for Change and United Nations Climate Change, the Mobile Film Festival (MFF) opened its 15th edition with a call for contributions. In the context of...

Save the Amazon! Save the world. Save Ourselves. Save our Species. S.O.S.

The world is on fire! A message from Ignace Schops to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and to all the world leaders. A message to prioritize the topic of the burning Amazon at the UN Climate Action Summit to be held September 23 in New York.

MAB Youth Forum in Germany: Last call!

  Why a Youth forum? Nowadays, ways of involving the Youth in programmes and projects related to nature conservation and empowering them is becoming a big concern. Last year, the EUROPARC Youth Manifesto was crafted and then officially launched by...

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

EUROPARC Youth Manifesto!

[caption id="attachment_12465" align="alignnone" width="809"] EUROPARC Youth Manifesto - 1st Workshop May 2018 in Cairngorms National Park (Glenmore Lodge Aviemore, Scotland)[/caption] A Call for Change in Rural Communities and Protected Areas The EUROPARC Youth Manifesto is a source of ideas and inspiration...

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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