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Natura 2000 Award

Get the recognition you deserve!

The winners of the 2024 edition of the Natura 2000 Award have been announced!

The European Commission is proud to present the 6 winners of the 2024 edition of the European Natura 2000 Award!

The European Natura 2000 Award rewards excellence in the management of Natura 2000 sites, and showcases the network’s added value of conserving nature for local communities and economies across the European Union. 

2024 edition applications – key figures

eligible applications
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Natura 2000 Award Winners

Meet the 2024 winners as well as the winners of previous editions of the Natura 2000 Award.

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Meet the Natura 2000 heroes

Read about previous applicants of the European Natura 2000 Award over the years.

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Award categories

Discover the five categories and the European Citizens’ Award.

Application process

Find out about the application process for the Natura 2000 Award.

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Selection and evaluation

Learn about the selection criteria, and how the finalists are evaluated.

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Natura 2000 Award Newsflash



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