Vision & Mission

Eurosite is working to create a Europe where nature is cared for, protected, restored and valued by all. We do this by providing practitioners with opportunities to network and exchange experience on practical nature management.

We are a network of site managers, non-governmental and governmental organisations, and individuals and organisations committed to our vision. Our members are based across Europe - from the Atlantic islands to the Black Sea; and from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean. Nature knows no boundaries: we believe the future protection and conservation of Europe's nature will only be achieved through international cooperation. Why not join us?


  • 3 hours 44 min ago
    The European Commission has launched the 2016 edition of the EU Natura 2000 Award. The annual Award, now in its third year, honours leading nature conservation achievements connected to Europe’s Natura 2000 Network of protected areas.  
  • 2 days 6 hours ago
    The European Commission invites scientists to join its non-food Scientific Committees. The Scientific Committees established under Commission Decision C(2015)5383 provide the Commission with high quality and independent risk assessment and scientific advice in the areas of public health, consumer safety and environmental risks.  
  • 13 weeks 3 days ago

    The LIFE programme has published a thematic study of LIFE projects that have contributed to the implementation and development of EU climate change policies and legislation, and that have demonstrated climate change mitigation and adaptation practices.  

  • 14 weeks 1 day ago

    Eurosite is pleased to announce the launch of our new Strategy for 2015-2020. In the Strategy document, we set out our Vision, Mission and key objectives for the next five years and beyond.  

    Eurosite’s new Vision commits us to working towards a Europe where nature is cared for, protected, restored, and valued by all. We aim to achieve this by providing opportunities for practitioners to network and exchange experience on practical nature management.

  • 14 weeks 1 day ago

    Eurosite was born from twinning. In 1987 the European Natural Sites Twinning Programme was launched. Under this programme, 33 European sites signed an agreement to take part in a programme of technical, scientific, and cultural exchanges. Twinning formed the basis of this agreement. Two years later, in 1989, Eurosite was created in response to the clear demand to exchange natural site management information in Europe.  

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