EUROPARC Atlantic Isles brings together organisations and individuals, who manage protected areas in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Republic of Ireland and Iceland. We are a section of the EUROPARC Federation. Our members bring with them a wealth of experience and expertise from national parks, regional parks, areas of outstanding natural beauty, local authorities, government agencies and non-governmental organisations. We aim to use our strong international connections to promote best practice and policy in protected area management.

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Latest news

Members’ Day – 14 February 2017

21st December, 2016

The future of  UK and Ireland protected areas European cooperation Location: Natural England Offices, Business Park Crewe, Electra Way, Crewe CW1 6GJ Time and date: 10.30 (for 11.00) through to 15.30 The aim of the day will be to look at the work of the Federation and Atlantic Isles Section and identify a future strategy [...]

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PAVEL programme to start

26th September, 2016

EAI is delighted that its EU Erasmus+ funded Protected Area Vocational Education and Learning (PAVEL) programme has now started. Details of how to apply for professional development opportunities together with our partners in France, Germany, Latvia and the Netherlands will be made available on the PAVEL page by the end of September 2016.

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Keeping in touch

12th May, 2016

At present the best ways to get up-to-date news from EAI are to follow us on Twitter @EFAtlanticIsles or to sign up for E-News via the link on our landing page. E-News Bulletins are published regularly; No.55 was published in May 2016. We will update the web pages as time and resources allow. Details of [...]

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UK Marine Protected Areas: Webinar Report

29th June, 2015

The purpose of this webinar was to review progress across the UK in establishing marine protected areas, especially to compare the different approaches taken in the constituent countries of the UK. Presentations and discussion focused on the legislative background, where the designation process has got to, what has been designated so far and where, what [...]

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3rd Nature and Sports Euro Meet

26th June, 2015

Title: 3rd Nature and Sports Euro Meet Location: Newcastle, Co. Down Link out: Click here Description: The third Euro Meet of the European Network of Outdoor Sports takes place in Newcastle, Northern Ireland from 30 September to 2 October. EUROPARC Director Carol Ritchie is among the speakers. Start Date: 2015-09-30 End Date: 2015-10-02

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