Natura 2000 is the EU-wide network of nature conservation areas, established to ensure the survival of Europe’s most valuable and threatened terrestrial and marine species and habitats for future generations. The Natura 2000 network was formed in response to growing public concern over the loss of Europe’s biodiversity.
The Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) has set out the ecological priorities for the management of all land-based Natura 2000 sites; 22 management plans and 8 conservation orders.
The Natura 2000 management planning project undertaken by the Environment and Resources Authority (ERA), and implemented through Adi Associates and Epsilon International between October 2012 and May 2014, has won the CIEEM Best Practice Award for Stakeholder Engagement 2016.
ERA invites you to join our monthly visits to experience our local nature. This year, the visits will be varied and will take on a different approach, enticing participants to experience nature first hand through the interactive use of senses. The visits will be led by a guide and experts in the field of nature conservation.