European Day of Parks 2010

Europe’s Protected Areas celebrate the International Year of Biodiversity

Over 180 parks in around 20 European countries opened their doors to thousands of visitors for the European Day of Parks and joined in more than 400 events celebrating  the International Year of Biodiversity with the theme ‘Biodiversity and People: Space for Nature?’ “This is a great opportunity to learn more about these beautiful places, the flora and fauna they support and their importance for mankind”, said Carol Ritchie, director of EUROPARC Federation.