The 2016 edition of the Natura 2000 Award is now open!
NATURA 2000 AWARD 2016The European Commission launched the Natura 2000 Award to celebrate and promote best practices for nature conservation in Europe. The Award aims to bring the success of the Natura 2000 network to the public’s attention and to demonstrate its importance for protecting biodiversity across Europe. The initiative rewards excellence in the management and promotion of the network and its objectives.Natura 2000 works to assure the long-term survival of Europe's most valuable and threatened species and habitats, and is the centrepiece of the EU's nature and biodiversity policy.The 2016 edition of the Natura 2000 Award is now open!Share your success story on Natura 2000 and submit your application before 1 December 2015! You can submit your application between now and midnight on 1 December 2015. You can find out all you need to know about applying for this exciting European initiative on the Natura 2000 Award website: why to apply, how to apply, how applications are assessed, and by whom, summaries of the 2016 applications, how to vote for your favourite finalist, and much more.Visit the Natura 2000 Award website for more information and instructions for submitting your application.