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EUROPARC Atlantic Isles brings together organisations and individuals, who manage protected areas in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and the Republic of Ireland. 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 good practice and policy in protected area management.

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Latest news

Phil Dyke

20th April, 2021

Last week we heard the very sad news of the death of former EAI director Phil Dykes who worked for the National Trust. Phil died on the 6th April after a very short illness. Many will remember Phil, particularly those with a coastal context. Phil was a member of the Europarc Atlantic Isles Board and […]


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Demonstrating UAV Use – Pennine PeatLIFE -24th May 2120 10.00

6th April, 2021

The webinar will look at the progress made towards the Pennine PeatLIFE project’s UAV objectives. These include monitoring bare peat revegetation, mapping sedimentation build up, and observing sphagnum establishment and growth. The content will focus on the development of methodologies, lessons learned over the last few years, and considerations for practitioners interested in adopting UAV […]


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Private sector funding for peatland restoration Webinar- Thursday 21st January 10.00

4th January, 2021

A significant barrier to the restoration of UK peatlands is financial.  It is clear that private funding is going to be increasingly vital in helping make peatland restoration economically viable, which in turn will help increase the rate and scale of restoration in the UK.  Book here


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Update on Implementation of Glover Review – Wednesday 2nd December 2020 at 12.00

10th November, 2020

The Landscapes Review of National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England argued that that our system of national landscapes should be a positive force for the nation’s wellbeing, and made a broad range of recommendations for working together in new ways to become more than the sum of their parts.  At this […]


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Making Space for Nature – 10 years on

13th October, 2020

10 years ago this month Sir John Lawton produced the Making Space for Nature Report commonly known now as the Lawton Report. The impact was significant in policy impact, shaping both the Natural Environment White Paper and the Biodiversity 2020 strategy. After 10 years many reports would be outdated but the Lawton report is still […]


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