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Nature Outlook: scenarios for the future of nature in the EU

18th December, 2014

In early December in Brussels a group of organisations, including EUROPARC  Atlantic Isles, came together in the first of a series of workshops intended to look at European Union nature policies in preparation for a council of  ministers meeting in 2016 under the leadership of the Dutch, who will hold the presidency at that point. […]


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Webinar: Health & Protected Areas

5th December, 2014

EUROPARC Atlantic Isles, together with the EUROPARC Federation’s Health & Protected Areas Working Group, is holding a webinar on Monday 15th December 2014 from 10-11.30 GMT on the subject of “Health and Well-being: the Role of Protected Areas. Speakers include Bridget Finton (Scottish Natural Heritage), Mélissa Desbois (Espaces Naturels Regionaux, France) and Veikko Virkkunen (Metsahallitus […]


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Nordic-Baltic & Atlantic Isles Sections’ Health and Protected Areas Seminar

11th November, 2014

Colleagues from the EUROPARC Nordic-Baltic and Atlantic Isles Sections have been working together on the subject of health and protected areas over the past two years. This collaboration continues at a joint seminar to be held in Haapsalu, Estonia, on 3rd and 4th December 2014. Participants will have the opportunity to work with protected areas […]


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A review of EUROPARC 2014 in Killarney

30th October, 2014

Inspiring networking More than 250 protected area professionals from across Europe converged on Killarney at the end of September for three and a half very full days of networking, presentations, workshops, field trips and determining the future work of the EUROPARC Federation. The subject of this year’s conference was Understanding the Value of Nature. As […]


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Our next webinar – the EU’s LIFE programme

9th May, 2014

EUROPARC Atlantic Isles warmly invites members to our next webinar on The EU LIFE Programme at 10h00 – 11h30 BST, on Thursday 5th June 2014 What’s the webinar about? The national contact point for the LIFE programme in the UK, Catherine Holt of Beta Technology, will present a comprehensive overview of the new EU Life […]


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Forthcoming activities of the EUROPARC Federation

23rd April, 2014

The EUROPARC Federation has several activities in the coming months of interest to members of the EUROPARC network: EUROPARC Conference 2014 This year’s annual conference takes place in Killarney, Ireland, from 28th September to 1st October hosted by the National Parks and Wildlife Service. The theme is Understanding the Value of Nature.   European Day […]


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Marine planning and coastal protected landscapes

28th March, 2014

EAI’s January webinar, held in partnership with the Marine Management Organisation, explored coastal protected landscapes’ experience to date in the East Marine Plans and how this experience can inform the marine planning process in the South. Participants considered what good engagement with protected landscapes / seascapes looks like during the marine planning process, and also […]


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EUROPARC strategy consultation workshop

5th February, 2014

The EUROPARC Federation is consulting its members as part of the process of drawing up a new strategy. Members can already take part through completion of this survey. In order to consider the issues in greater depth meetings are being held across Europe to enable members to have their say. The meeting for the Atlantic […]


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Erasmus+ Briefing

29th January, 2014

The new EU programme for education, training, youth, and sport has been launched. Erasmus+ brings all the previous training and educational programmes, including Grundtvig, Leonardo and Youth in Action under one umbrella for the 2014-20 budgetary period. The first deadlines for applications are as early as March 2014. Mindful of these initial deadlines and the […]


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Protected Landscapes – Delivering Social and Economic Benefits

20th November, 2013

EAI’s first webinar was held earlier today on the subject of protected landscapes’ role in delivering social and economic benefits to society. An informative and interactive session included European, national and park perspectives from three expert speakers on this ever more important subject: Marianne Kettunen, Senior Policy Analyst at the Institute for European Environmental Policy […]


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