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Nature for all: A study into how protected areas in Europe are engaging with some of the most vulnerable communities – asylum seekers and refugees

27th March, 2024

Hayden Bridgman a Ranger in the New Forest NP won an Alfred Toepher travel scholarship and this webinar will outline the her findings. The aim of these study trips will be to gain understanding and knowledge about how protected areas – both Periurban parks and National Parks, are engaging with some of the most vulnerable […]

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Understanding Biodiversity Credits

26th October, 2023

Postponed until Tuesday 21st November at 12.00 – Manesh Lacoul will explain the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) Target 19 deals with the biodiversity financing gap through innovative tools like biodiversity credits to leverage private investments.

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Mobile big data for understanding people in nature

26th October, 2023

Tuesday 31st October at 12.00 – Tuuli Toivonen will explore the possibilities of using various mobile big data sources (such as mobile phone data and social media data) for understanding where and when people visit nature.

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Creative ways of engaging with visitors in Protected Landscapes   Tuesday 30st January at 12.00 UK time

10th January, 2023

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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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