Natura 2000 It is the main instrument for nature conservation in the European Union. It is a European ecological network of natural spaces that aims to contribute to halting the loss of biodiversity.

Development and implementation of Natura 2000 involves major challenges, politicians, legal, economic, technical and managerial. We have worked for over 20 years covering much of these aspects.

Our services include:

policy challenges, legal and economic

  • cost/benefit assessment
  • evaluation of the implementation of legislation (Habitat and Birds Directives)
  • assessment of ecosystem services
  • local sustainable development
  • cross-border cooperation
  • integration into spatial planning
  • financing instruments
  • Life funding (proposals, evaluation and monitoring)

technical and management challenges

  • ecological coherence
  • ecological connectivity and green infrastructures
  • creation, translocation and habitat restoration
  • works with protected species (ichthyofauna, birds and mammals)
  • design of impact mitigation measures
  • management plans

Successfull results