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School recycling championship in the Municipality of Vyronas.
Employing Junior Rangers and Youth+ as team leaders for young summer workers
Youth Advisory Board of the MAB Reserve “Italian Julian Alps”
Forming an association for Estonian Youth+ members
Nature Park Discoverer Vest
„Katzensprung – Kleine Wege. Große Erlebnisse“/”A stone’s throw away – Short distances. Lasting experiences“
Nature discovery class trips to German Nature Parks
Education and Awareness campaigns in Vanatori Neamt Nature Park: “Ana has apples …for the bison!” & “The Bison’s Night”
Learn about the Youth Board in the Julian Alps!
Video Message from Latvia’s Youth+
Hendrikus Van Hensbergen – Action for Conservation
Youth+ Programme – an overview
A European Tour of Junior Rangers: Working for Nature
Meet our new Youth Representative: Leonardo Cerno!
The EUROPARC Youth Representative is a co-opted member of the EUROPARC Council. They will provide support and bring extra insight on youth related matters relevant to the work of Protected…
New podcast: Giving a voice to young people
EUROPARC Podcast: Voices from the Parks brings inspiring stories from across the network when you’re on the go. In this episode: Ainya Taylor and Carolina Chinese talk about the importance…
Making the EUROPARC Youth Manifesto a reality at Yorkshire Dales National Park
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. Yorkshire Dales National Park…
Are you EUROPARC’s new Youth Representative?
EUROPARC is committed to providing a place and opportunities for young people within our organisation. That is why we are now launching a call for a Youth Representative to join…
SEE PROJECT: Partners gathered for the first exchange programme in Serbia
From 27h to 30th of September, the SEE project partners met for the first time in the Tara National Park, EUROPARC member in Serbia.
Meet the Youth Committee of the Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park!
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Youth Committee is a group of dedicated young people aged 11-25 years old who are passionate about the National Park and making a…
Get to know the Youth Advisory Board of the Julian Alps!
The EUROPARC Youth Manifesto calls upon Parks and Protected Areas across Europe to get young people involved across all areas of Park Management. Ente Parco Naturale delle Prealpi Giulie answered…
Youth+ in Estonia establish their own NGO!
In 2020 a group of young people active in the Youth+ Programme in Estonia came together to establish their own NGO Eesti Rahvusparkide Noorte Looduskaitsjate Selts (Association of Young Conservationists…
An inspiring new book for young people by Hendrickus van Hensbergen
EUROPARC's Executive Director Carol Ritchie received a version of the new book "How you can save the planet" by Hendrickus van Hensbergen which is available here now. It combines practical…
The Bavarian Forest National Park organises an international Youth+ Camp
From 11th to 16th May 2020, an international Youth+ Camp will take place in the Bavarian Forest National Park. Junior Rangers from all over Europe are invited to join the…
for young professionals: the Alfred Toepfer Natural Heritage Scholarship 2020
Investing in young professionals working for Protected Areas EUROPARC strongly believes that young people have a vital role to play in caring for Europe’s natural heritage. Like everything else, the…
Outdoor Activities for Inclusion: new toolbox available
"Outdoor Activities for Inclusion" is a multi-stage project that aims to expand the use of outdoor activities as a tool supporting inclusion in youth work. It has been launched by…
The busy autumn of Kullaberg Junior Rangers
This autumn has kept the Kullaberg Junior Rangers busy. Their programme included a lot of work in their own nature reserve, but also visits to other Nature Parks. Hunting and…
Wilderness therapy as mental health treatment: a case study from the UK
The cost of mental health is rising exponentially across the world, overtaking the cost of heart disease. At the same time, wilderness and biodiversity are declining and we must advocate…
Cairngorms Youth Action is recruiting!
The Cairngorms Youth Action Team was officially launched on Monday 7th October by Mairi Gougeon, the Minister for the Environment and Rural Affairs. The Team is now looking for people…
Alfred Toepfer Natural Heritage Scholarships: Winners 2019
Each year the EUROPARC Federation, with support from the Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S., awards three Alfred Toepfer Natural Heritage Scholarships to promising young conservationists, who are committed to working for the benefit…
Friends of Protected Areas throw a youth environmental festival
Environmental education Centre “Zapovedniks” organizes the International Forum of the Friends of Protected Areas. It will take place in Russia, Petrozavodsk, between 23 and 26 September 2019. International Forum as…
#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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
The beginning of something new: the EUROPARC Youth Manifesto
A Call for Change in Rural Communities and Protected Areas By Steffi Burger During 2018, the EUROPARC network could feel something was moving: a Youth Manifesto was in…
Cairngorms Youth Steering Group: actions following the launch of the EUROPARC Youth Manifesto
After months of hard work and travelling, the EUROPARC Youth Manifesto was launched at the EUROPARC Conference in the Cairngorms National Park on Friday 21st September 2018. The call to…
Leonardo, the (young) voice of Prealpi Giulie – EU Youth Week 2019
Between the 29th April to 5th May, hundreds of young Europeans are gathered in Brussels, enjoying the European Youth Week. Every two years, the European Commission (DG EAC with the…
European Youth Week 2019
It is time for the European Youth Week 2019, an opportunity for discussions with policy-makers and young people in the European Parliament that will open its doors to hundreds of…
EUROPARC calls for action to the new EU Parliament.
Next May 23rd to 26th of the present year, Brussels will become again the centre of attention of all Europeans. During these days, the European elections will take place allowing millions…
Vote, vote, vote! The EUROPARC Youth Manifesto needs your vote!
Across Europe, Protected Areas and rural communities face similar challenges: They struggle to engage meaningfully with younger generations. Young people and families are the future of rural places in Europe, and…
Junior Rangers in Frederikshavn Municipality
Junior Rangers in Frederikshavn Municipality have a number of great activities they can choose from in order to help preserve the environment. A well thought out program, combined with the love for nature, and commitment to forwarding the knowledge to the…
Meet the Coast Care Young Rangers, Northumberland AONB The Northumberland coast in the Northeast of England offers very diverse and important habitats for thousands of plants and animals. One of…
Implementing the EUROPARC Youth Manifesto across Europe
The seeds were sown - Initiatives are growing Enthusiasm about the EUROPARC Youth Manifesto remains unbroken. The young ambassadors calling for change in Rural Communities and Protected Areas keep receiving invitations…
Meet the Lake Pfaeffikon Junior Rangers [caption id="attachment_13047" align="alignnone" width="4000"] ©Yannick Bucher[/caption] With Lake Pfaeffikon, Junior Rangers can call a very special place their “natural treasure”. ~ Input: Lake Pfaeffikon…
Europarc Youth Manifesto launch at Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
Pembrokeshire launch for Europarc Youth Manifesto A group of young people who volunteer regularly to conserve and enhance the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park have launched a new manifesto, which they…
Meet the Dartmoor National Park Junior Rangers Junior Rangers of Dartmoor National Park are a curious, hardworking group and their Protected Area offers many kinds of habitats for rare plants…
Kick-off: #HabitatHeroes – EUROPARC Junior Rangers for Protected Areas and Natura 2000
EUROPARC Junior Rangers discover and learn about the many valuable species and habitats of Protected Areas all over Europe - and beyond. With their engagement they help to preserve our…
Siggen Seminar 2019: Registrations are now closed!
How to involve youth in Protected Areas? How to implement the EUROPARC Youth Manifesto? Join us in March in the Siggen Seminar 2019, a 2-day seminar FREE to EUROPARC members!
Youth getting ready to lead – Throwback to Youth Workshop Sessions at EUROPARC Conference 2018
How to lead environmental games connecting people with nature? How to make a difference and create change in communities? As every year, delegates at EUROPARC Conference 2018 had the chance…
Young here we are – The Mayors and Presidents Meeting at EUROPARC Conference
The role of the young generation As every year during the EUROPARC Conference, our president Ignace Schops organised a session with all the member, talking about the central topic of…
EUROPARC Youth Manifesto launched at EUROPARC Conference 2018!
The EUROPARC Youth Manifesto was launched today (21 September ) to over 400 delegates at EUROPARC Conference 2018, in Aviemore - Cairngorms National Park. Young people are keen to be…
Countdown to the EUROPARC Youth Manifesto Launch 2018
After an inspired first workshop week in the Cairngorms National Park, drafting the EUROPARC Youth Manifesto, the young participants have gathered again between 17th and 21st June to for a second…
Announcement: YOUTH+ decided for their EUROPARC Youth Representative 2018-2020
During the last week the young people active in the EUROPARC Youth+ programme stated their opinion in a mail consultation process. Now it is official: Congratulations to Laura Peters –…
A EUROPARC Youth Manifesto
Youth taking the Lead for Nature - Shaping Protected Areas & Rural Communities! This May, youth from across seven countries gathered in Cairngorms National Park to kick-off the process of…