Improvements are needed in the management, financing and monitoring of Natura 2000, the EU’s flagship biodiversity programme, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors. While recognising that Natura 2000 plays an important role in protecting biodiversity, the auditors found shortcomings in management and a lack of reliable information on costs and financing. Funding was not sufficiently tailored to the needs of environmental sites.
New Google Earth kml layers are available.
Round anniversary of EU conservation policy.
The natura2000.hu domain points to this webpage now
Ministerial decree about the compensation payment for private-owned, non-protected forests is available
Ministerial decree on financing maintenance planning of 250 SCI is available.
For a few days, the portal was not available.
Hungarian governmental decree on Natura 2000 has been amended.
Conservation priorities of Hungarian Natura 2000 sites are available from the website of Official Nature Conservation of Hungary.