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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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🎉HAPPY CELEBRATION DAY🎉 to the largest nature protection network in the world!🙌🏻🌍
Celebrating 3️⃣0️⃣ years of #Natura2000 and the indispensable contributions of private landowners! #LIFEis30 @EULandownersOrg

How does #agriculture support our🌍 #biodiversity targets? Find out in this @ForumForAg event hosted by @IUCNBrussels & @nature_org featuring @JanezPotocnik22 @pekka_pesonen @BirdLife_CEO and speakers from @UNBiodiversity & @Agroicone
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How does #agriculture support our🌍 #biodiversity targets?
Find out in this @ForumForAg event hosted by @IUCNBrussels & @nature_org featuring @JanezPotocnik22, @pekka_pesonen, @BirdLife_CEO, as well as reps from @UNBiodiversity & @Agroicone. Learn more👇

Pressing question answered🧩 by EU and global agriculture and nature conservation experts. 🫵Be part of the dialogue

#Peatland is a #carbon superhero. Discover our toolbox created for #farmers and #landowners, the #management practices available, #financial models such as carbon, eco & blue #credits and much more!

#RestoreWetlands @EULandownersOrg @VHL_uas @BroadsAuth

#ENPLC year 1 - better understanding of #private #land #conservation #tools seems crucial. Discover our #2021 successes

#privatelandconservation #biodiversity #climateaction #conservation #nature #landowners #landmanager #NGO #EU @RewildingPortug @LDF_lv

Starting tomorrow! International Land Conservation Network global congress 2021🙌
See you there on Thursday 9/12:
✅1pm - Tools for Private Land Conservation in EU
✅3pm - DIY Restoration and Conservation on EU Private Lands
✅and many more...!8MBRGh

Register to #ENPLC 1st online webinar on "#Working with #volunteers on #private #land - How to get started"
You are a #nature #conservation #NGO or a #landowner ? #Volunteering might be a tool made just for you.

* 9 & 10 November 21
* 9:30 - 12:45 CET

Help us build a network of civic and private #land #conservation professionals and map their conservation efforts in Europe! Fill in our short survey

#Nature #Protect #biodiversity #farmers #NGO #policy @Eurosite @EULandownersOrg @IUCN @LIFEprojectLIFE

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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.