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

Save the date! EUROPARC Conference 2021 goes to the Netherlands

The EUROPARC Conference is the event of the year for those working in Europe’s Protected Areas and Natura 2000 sites. Next year, EUROPARC Conference will take place from 4 to 8 October 2021 in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. Save the date!...

TransParcNet Meeting 2020 CANCELLED

With our huge regrets, the TransParcNet Meeting 2020 was cancelled due to last minute COVID restrictions. Stay tuned for updates about an alternative online meeting! TransParcNet Meeting 2020 CANCELLED! This year, the TransParcNet Meeting was supposed to take place in...

Global Biodiversity Outlook 5. High time to turn the tide!

EUROPARC's President Ignace Schops responds to the publication of the Global Biodiversity Outlook 5, published yesterday by the UN Convention on Biological Diversity The UN Convention on Biological Diversity published yesterday the Global Biodiversity Outlook 5. The report offers an...

The LIFE e-Natura 2000 app is now available!

During the Opening Session of our Online Conference, EUROPARC was proud to announce the launch of the LIFE e-Natura 2000 app. This smartphone app is one of the many outcomes of the LIFE Preparatory project, LIFE e-Natura 2000 Download...

German Survey on Nature Awareness 2019

The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety runs a survey on nature awareness among the German population every year. In this article, we bring you last year's results, which have been published recently in a...

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.

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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