Meeting of the sections. Regensburg, 4 November 2011

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About EUROPARC Nordic-Baltic Section

We believe that the beautiful and vulnerable world of nature should be saved for coming generations. Therefore, we strive to strengthen and unify nature protection across the borders of countries and languages.

EUROPARC Nordic-Baltic Section is a tool for effective information exchange between over 50 EUROPARC members in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. Experts work together to share experiences and find the best solutions for protected area management in our region. Please use the menu at the top of the page to find out more about who we are and what we do. 

 

 

Featured Protected Area: Kuršių nerija National Park

Kuršių nerija, the Curonian Spit, is a narrow strip of sand stretching 97 kilometres along the Baltic Sea in western Lithuania. According to the legend, the spit was formed a long time ago by Neringa, a girl giant who poured the sandy peninsula into the Baltic Sea to protect the peaceful bay from the stormy sea and create an embankment for fishermen to live. Thus, today the eastern shores of the Curonian Spit are washed by the Curonian Lagoon, while the Baltic Sea washes the western ones ...

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