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Five go on a study tour to the Alps

18th June, 2018

Read here the interesting blog of a group 5 staff from the Brecon Beacons, Yorkshire Dales, Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Parks and Nidderdale AONB who are on an Europarc Atlantic Isles  study tour funded by Erasmus +. The five will be visiting 3 different Parks in the French Alps looking at management of Recreation […]

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Tuesday, 5th June, 2018 12:00 PM Webinar on Geospatial Analysis of Blanket Bog habitats utilising Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Technology.”

23rd May, 2018

Since 2012 the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has been using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Technology to survey areas of degraded blanket bog habitats. The work has been conducted across the mountains and foothills that comprise the low-rising Pennine mountain range in northern England. The high resolution imagery and Digital Surface Models (DSMs) generated from these surveys […]

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Friday 4th May 12.00- 13.00 Adding fuel to the fire: the pivotal role of Fire Operations Groups (FOGs) in wildfire fighting

26th April, 2018

This second webinar  of the two in the wildfire series will showcase the power and importance of partnership work in attending wildfires, and dealing with their aftermaths. Robert Stacey from Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service, Secretary of the Northumberland Fire Group, will talk about improving understanding of wildfires internationally. Robert’s presentation will be followed by […]

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European Parks: Inspired by the Next Generation’

15th December, 2017

Title: European Parks: Inspired by the Next Generation’Location: Cairngorms ScotlandLink out: Click hereDescription: Around 300 delegates from across Europe are expected to meet at the Aviemore Highland resort and plans are being drawn up for a Youth Festival to run alongside the main event. Soon we will have more information available. Until then, feel free […]

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Interpretation of natural and cultural landscapes

15th December, 2017

Title: Interpretation of natural and cultural landscapes Location: Siggen Germany Link out: Click here Description: Cultural Identity is rooted in the connection to the land. It is reflected in architecture, crafts, literature, and art and of course the food we eat. Cultural identity, however, is not always as fixed as it may seem. Interpretation can […]

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New ways of funding protected areas

24th July, 2017

Title: New Ways of Funding Protected Areas Location: Sheffield Hallam University Date: 2017-07-24 In the present financial climate all those involved in protected areas are having to look at new ways of funding their activities and developments. This Europarc Atlantic Isles (EAI) event will explore how we can work together and with new partners to […]

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New Erasmus+ learning opportunities

13th March, 2017

EAI is delighted to announce details of three work related study visit opportunities for people working in UK protected landscape as part of its staff development programme, PAVEL, funded by the Erasmus+ programme. The opportunities are in Germany, Latvia and the Netherlands. The visits cover a number of specific themes and successful applicants can also […]

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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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