The first joint annual meeting of European Nature Conservation Organisations will be held from 21-25 September 2005 in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands.

The European organisations co-operating to produce this conference are Europarc, Eurosite, EEB and ECNC. This unique conference is devoted to nature and rural development. Participants can exchange experiences and explore new ideas for the sustainable development of our landscapes. Special attention will be paid to new ways of financing nature