THE NATURA 2000 AWARD OPENS FOR APPLICATIONS
After a very successful first year, the European Commission’s Natura 2000 Award is opening for new applications. Applications must be submitted by 21 January 2015. The winners will be announced at a high level ceremony in Brussels on Natura 2000 Day – 21 May 2015. In addition to recognising good practice at Natura 2000 sites in the five award categories, an “EU Citizen’s Award” will be introduced this year with the public being encouraged to vote for their favourite application. For more information on applying for an Award, please consult the website and sign up to the Award e-Newsletter.