Become a member
To become a member of the EUROPARC Nordic-Baltic Section, you need to apply in writing. Letter should include a declaration of agreement with the statutes of the Section, and demonstrate that the applicant is a member of the EUROPARC Federation. With the letter, please fill out also the web-based application with simple questions about the organization, contact person and it's details. Web-based application can be filled out here.
Why become a member?
EUROPARC is a network of 441 member organisations, professional practitioners caring for Europe's natural, cultural and iconic landscapes. We are the foremost and largest NGO representing the protected areas of Europe, uniting national parks, regional parks, nature parks and biosphere reserves in 36 countries, with the common aim of protecting Europe's unique variety of wildlife, habitats and landscapes. Together, we make a valuable contribution to nature conservation and protected area management in Europe as well as to environmental governance internationally.
As a member of EUROPARC you get access to a most relevant network. By learning from eachother's experiences and best practices, we find management solutions that are cost and time efficient.
In the Nordic-Baltic Section, information and knowledge is exchaged by means of:
- two seminars per year
- two member meetings per year
- the secretariat supports other types of exchange, eg study visits and project partnerships, participation in meetings thoughout Europe
- newsletter (4 issues/year) and e-mail information about current events within the section, in Europe and internationally
In addition, you get access to the activities organised by the Federation, such as:
- the yearly EUROPARC Conference with interesting workshops and seminars
- working groups, eg Health and Protected areas, Sustainable Tourism
- partner programmes and projects s a Junior Rangers, Parks & Benefits
- the Federation newsletter (12 issues/year)
- invitations to meetings and events organised by the other sections
EUROPARC in Brussels
One important aim of EUROPARC is to give protected areas a strong voice in the EU. Therefore, we have an office in Brussels, that gives us better access to the EU institutions, provides important insights into policy making and what goes on in European nature protection. Updates on the latest development in the EU are reflected in "Brussels news", in the members-only section of the Federation website.
Not yet a EUROPARC Federation member?
More information about how to become a EUROPARC Federation member is available on the EUROPARC Federation website. Membership conditions, fees and an application form are available for download in the column to the right.