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Discover our pilot sites

On 7 different sites we follow, test and facilitate the implementation of promising innovative instruments to support private landowners in nature conservation activities on their land.

Discover the interactive map and those cases studies

  • Belgium: Private Recognized Reserve, Organic farm, Set up of an NGO 
  • The Netherlands: Private foundation
  • Sweden: Landowners Association 
  • France: Landowners Coalition 
  • Spain: Private Nature Parc  

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Today’s the day: our LIFE+ Conference has now gone LIVE! We’re beyond excited to hear what all our excellent experts, policy makers and you have to say about #Private #Land #Conservation and #biodiversity, and can’t wait to see you all there! Join us here:

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Attend the discussion to learn about private land conservation while also getting the chance to win a getaway in the wilderness! ⛰️🏕️

Got a question today on #Private #Land #Conservation? Then you’re in luck! We have an exciting line-up and a poll to gather your first impressions.
Participate to the poll;
Register to hear the comments LIVE:
See you at 3 PM

We’re hugely excited about what’s on offer in our LIFE+ #conservation #lottery! Join the conference & you’re in with the chance of winning a 3 night stay in @HogeVeluwe national park, 2 nights at the #Mazerolles marsh & much more! @nature_org #Land

Experience for yourself how private land conservation is put into practice. In J-5, join us and try to win a trip to a hut on a lake, a tree house, a private flight over the NATO, and much more

D-7 full program and linup for PLC conference ready
You want to preserve Private #Land #Conservation? Support #landowners in their #biodiversity approach? See U next week:

#eugreenweek2021 #nature #2021

Got a question on how to finance #Private #Land #Conservation? Meet our panel on #compensation mechanisms.
* Bela Jankovich, from Jankovich Birtok #farm
* Bernhard Budil, #Forester
*Alan Phillips, private #landowners

@nature_org #nature #EU

Sign up now to see them in action during #PrivateLand #conservation tools discussion:
* Judicaelle Hammond, @CLAtweets
* @Disselhofft, @Eurosite
* Cécile Merel, @Wildlife_EU & @FondationSommer
* Dr. Emilio Laguna from Generalitat Valenciana


We can’t wait to hear what Joseph Van der Stegen, DG #Environment @EU_Commission & @TEscaille SG at @ELO have to say on the #Private #Land #Conservation and institutions during our #LIFE conference!
Register now:

Do you know what Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures (#OECMs) are and why they are so important in reaching climate targets❓

Learn more and join our webinar on 26 May, 15:00 CET: #ForNature #30x30 #EUBiodiversity @LIFE_ENPLC @theILCN

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Meet our  follow-up project  

The European Networks for Private Land Conservation (ENPLC) is a four-year project funded by the European Commission’s environment and climate action funding instrument LIFE.

  • The project intends to expand the use of private land conservation tools in the European Union,
  • to improve the financial incentive and funding for private land conservation,
  • to foster citizen engagement in private land conservation
  • and to continue the existing networking among organisations and individuals engaged in private land conservation

with the aim to establish a durable governance structures for private land conservation in Europe.

The ENPLC project brings together 18 organizations from 11 European countries: Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Portugal, Romania, Spain and The Netherlands.

Meet our sister project

ELCN is focusing on the engagement of conservation organisations. Together we build bridges between private owners and conservation organisations towards a sustainable network for private land conservation in Europe.