Objective 1

A.1.1, C.2.2, C.2.3, C.4

Stories from the US Land Trust Alliance Rally – Part 3

Every year, the US land conservation community meets at the “Land Trust Alliance Rally – the National Land Conservation Conference”. About 1,500 people from hundreds of organisations come together to learn, connect, and recharge. Among them: a growing number of international participants. At this year’s Rally in New Orleans, our LIFE project “European Networks for …

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Stories from the US Land Trust Alliance Rally – Part 2

Every year, the US land conservation community meets at the “Land Trust Alliance Rally – the National Land Conservation Conference”. About 1,500 people from hundreds of organisations come together to learn, connect, and recharge. Among them: a growing number of international participants. At this year’s Rally in New Orleans, our LIFE project “European Networks for …

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Stories from the US Land Trust Alliance Rally – Part 1

Every year, the US land conservation community meets at the “Land Trust Alliance Rally – the National Land Conservation Conference”. About 1,500 people from hundreds of organisations come together to learn, connect, and recharge. Among them: a growing number of international participants. At this year’s Rally in New Orleans, our LIFE project “European Networks for …

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New ambitious nature restoration targets for the EU

We mark today the first big milestone of biodiversity legislation since the adoption of the Habitats Directive three decades ago. The EU Nature Restoration law complements the Birds and Habitats Directives with time-bound targets and will require restoration action across the territory of the EU Member States, including areas outside Natura 2000. The Conservation Landowners …

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If you want money, ask for advice

Stefan Versweyveld (Natuurpunt) contemplating Mount Serrat That’s the kind of title we don’t expect when a bunch of conservationists meet in a monastery in Catalonia (Mont San Benet). We’d rather reckon they talk about rare species, the beauty of nature and His will, which mankind obviously is not following. But truth be told, nature conservation …

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The first ENPLC year: our European policy impacts

What is ENPLC European policy impacts in 2021? Our successful cooperation on the European and policy level was demonstrated in a shared statement on OECMs to the European Commission.  Read our joint feedback on OECMs The CLC has also worked together with the European Commission in 2021 to set up a NADEG meeting on the topic of …

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NADEG meeting on Private Land Conservation

On 19 January, Eurosite-ELCN co-hosted a meeting of the European Commission’s “Expert Group on the Nature Directives” (NADEG) on Tools and Incentives for Private Land Conservation. Traditionally, NADEG has coordinated the implementation of the EU’s core nature conservation legislation: the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (“the Nature Directives”). Lately, NADEG has expanded its scope …

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Internship Opportunities in the LIFE ENPLC project

Eurosite – the European Land Conservation Network is a network of natural site managers. We understand natural sites as any type of land of nature conservation value, regardless of its protection status, ownership or governance. Our scope hence goes explicitly beyond the management of publicly protected areas and includes stakeholders involved in private land conservation and …

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Changes proposed to EU DRAFT TECHNICAL NOTE

The Conservation Landowners Coalition (CLC) was created as a hub at EU level for all collaboratively implemented private land conservation (PLC) activities of the LIFE ENPLC project partners, taking a supervisory role in their implementation and the continuation after the project. The CLC is equally composed of landowners and conservationist partners representing the European Landowners’ Organization (ELO) and Eurosite – the European Land Conservation Network. It …

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