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 37 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

Next Workshop: Sustainable Development Goals - What can Protected Areas do?

On the 28th of October, EUROPARC will organise a workshop within the SDGimp project. In 90 minutes we will look at the results of the project and how Protected Areas can support the Sustainable Development Goals. 28th of October 15:00...

EUROPARC's General Assembly 2021 Recap

On the 5th of October, EUROPARC's General Assembly took place online. This year, amongst other things, a new council was elected and members voted on the new EUROPARC Strategy. A new EUROPARC Council After 7 years of service, we said...

Invitation to tender: External Service Contract for creation of the European Nature Academy training hub & tools

This call for tenders is issued within the scope of the LIFE Preparatory Project, LIFE ENABLE. The contracting authority is looking to engage with an experienced external service provider to create the European Nature Academy training hub (the LIFE ENABLE M.O.O.C.) and associated tools (the new version of the eNatura2000 smartphone app). The bids must be submitted in the required format and received by 23.59 on 1 November 2021.

New EUROPARC Podcast! Interview with Ignace Schops

In EUROPARC Podcasts: Voices from the Parks,  you can listen to inspiring stories from across the network when you’re on the go. For this new episode we've interviewed our president Ignace Schops. EUROPARC Podcasts – Voices from the Parks Are...

Connecting Human Rights and Nature inside the Council of Europe

The new Environment, Climate Change, Heritage and Health Committee inside the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe, chaired by EUROPARC Federation, aims to develop an integrated approach between human rights, environment, heritage and health in the Bern, Florence,...

EUROPARC Youth Manifesto!

A Call for Change in Rural Communities and Protected Areas The EUROPARC Youth Manifesto is a source of ideas and inspiration for decision-makers in Protected Areas and rural communities to ensure the involvement and empowerment of young people. Young people play an...

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.

LIFE - Building capacity through innovative training tools

Learn more about this project that supports e-learning and capacity building for Natura 2000 Managers


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