objective is to build and share knowledge and experiences, within and between
urban protected areas, through a global network of researchers and
practitioners. We focus on the diversity of contexts and management strategies
(policies, methodologies, tools, etc.). We work together on understanding and
enhancing relationships between protected areas, their urban environments, and
the people that inhabit and influence them.
the definition of « urban protected area ».
interdisciplinary knowledge on protected areas and their interrelationships
with their urban environment.
research on management strategies regarding urban protected areas.
scientific support to decision makers.
information and education regarding the management of urban protected areas.
between academics and managers of cities and protected areas.