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: Dovrefjell - Sunndalsfjella National Park

On concluding the constitution on 17 May 1814, Norway's first parliament swore to stand "unite and true until the mountains of Dovre do crumble!". Dovrefjell, and the innumerable myths about  it, play a central role in the Norwegian national identity. Jutuler (giants or trolls) from Dovrefjell were the ancestors of the Norwegians. As a boy, Harald I, the first King of Norway, pitied a jutul captured by his father and let him loose. Harald was thus banned by his father and fle ...

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