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Action for Youth in Parks
Start date: Aug 22, 2011,

This project involves environmental organisations and front line staff working directly with youth, in a Partnership-Building activity. The theme of the project is the exchange of best practices and views between Rangers to improve the quality of Youth Environmental Education and to develop new common projects in nature protected areas. The project is seeking to improve quality standard in the delivery of youth environmental education across Europe and, through a better coordination of European Rangers, to enhance opportunities for young people to participate in Junior Ranger activities and new youth environmental education programmes in protected areas.The main activity will be a four day participatory workshop which will take place in the Avnoe Naturcenter, an environmental education centre in Denmark. 27 participants will attend the workshop: representatives from National Ranger association, individual Rangers, Nature Interpreters. EUROPARC , the International Ranger Federation, Scottish Countryside Rangers Association and Romanian Ranger Association will have a sending role while the Danish Ranger Association will be the hosting organisation. The workshop will examine Rangers' training needs, enable the sharing of experiences and best practice of youth education, look at how to develop common guidelines for youth environmental programmes, deliver better focused training for Rangers and promote new projects for youth in parks. Participants will come from: France, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, UK, Hungary, Romania, Austria, Sweden, Poland, Spain, Slovak Republic.The project will seek to produce an agreed course of action, identify new project opportunities and a road map for future training of rangers in youth education. A final report showing the analysis of what is needed to improve the quality of youth environmental education, will be produced and distributed to the network of European protected a

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