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Members Event

9th June, 2022

Following the success of last years members event we have organised a big and better event and at the request of feedback have organised opportunities for you to network and go and see and share ideas onsite by organising a series of site vists on the themes of: Restore – nature Reconnect – people Rethink […]


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Airborne LiDAR use in peatland restoration webinar

10th May, 2022

Thursday 9th June at 12.00 The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is the second largest of the 46 AONBs in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, containing approximately 900 km2 of peatland which has historically been drained and degraded. Restoration planning typically involves surveying large areas of peatland on foot, but this approach […]


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Taking a look at Volunteering in proteceted areas

28th February, 2022

Tuesday 8th March 2022  at 12.00 This webinar will take a look at different ways in engaging volunteers in the management of proteceted areas in Estonia and the UK.


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Corporate Partnerships Webinar – Tuesday 11th January 12.00

6th January, 2022

The overall concept of the webinar is to look at private-public partnerships for improved biodiversity management. We will focus on collaboration with nature protected areas as illustrated by UK case: Naomi Conway from National Parks Partnership, Vattenfall representative Josefin Blanc. Register here


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Re -Introducing Beavers a UK and European experience 13 December 2021 12.00

5th November, 2021

Webinar looking at case studies. Book here


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Members Event 2021

21st June, 2021

An online, interactive members event from 5th to 16th July 2021 We have identified the key issues facing many protected areas across the four themes of Climate Change, Future Farming, Nature Recovery and the Post COVID-19era and access to protected landscapes Find out more info, find resources and register for events at our event hub […]


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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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