EUROPARC Alfred Toepfer Natural Heritage Scholarships


Each year, with the support of the Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S., EUROPARC awards three scholarships to young conservationists working for the benefit of Protected Areas. Each scholarship is worth €3,000 and enables successful applicants to undertake a study visit on a particular theme to one or more Protected Areas in Europe. Although there are various scholarships for students, there are very few for people who have already started their careers.

Applicants must be under 35 years of age and the deadline to apply is 3 May 2020.

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“Ecopower” Competition for the Most Interesting Comic Book

To all colleagues, volunteers, followers and nature lovers,

Via Pontica Foundation and Ecopark for Biodiversity and Alternative Tourism Vaya are presenting their latest venture:

“Ecopower” competition for the most interesting comic book


Topic: Superheroes in Wetlands and the Environment conservation

In line with the Foundation’s activities as part of the CEPA National Focal Point in Bulgaria

Eligibility: Each individual participant, club or class presents a completed story in 2 animated pages

Spread your imagination and look forward to your catchy and offbeat suggestions for superheroes in their shared nature care!

Prize Fund: Subject prizes await the first three places, with the winner also receiving a free visit to Ecopark for Biodiversity and Alternative Tourism “Vaya”

Deadline for submission of finished works: January 20, 2020
Comics are sent to: [email protected]

Notes: There is no limit to the number of participants presenting with one work. Plagiarism in any form is not permitted.

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