We are the network for Europe’s natural site managers. We bring together non-governmental and governmental organisations, and individuals and organisations committed to our vision. Founded in 1989, the network has grown to include members across Europe – from the Atlantic islands to the Black Sea; and from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean.
Nature knows no boundaries: therefore, in order to manage Europe’s natural resources sustainably and effectively, we believe that the future protection and conservation of nature will be achieved through international co-operation. This works best through personal contact and through personal contact comes mutual understanding, shared experiences, knowledge and innovation. This delivers better support and management of protected areas, which ensure the future protection and conservation of nature in Europe.
In order to facilitate joint working, our work is split into four key objectives:
If you share our vision and are passionate about our mission, consider joining our network.