Biodiversity is one of the most important cases providing sustainable development and increasing human’s quality of life.

The implementation of Natura 2000, a network of protected areas aimed to show that it is possible to increase wealth and welfare without losing our natural treasures, means a great opportunity for Turkey.


Study visit to Croatia, 14-19 May 2017

It has been carried out a study visit to Croatia on 14-19th of May 2017 in order to learn about the selection and designation process of Natura 2000 network in a new member state.


A delegation of 10 representatives of the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs will travel to France on 16 October 2016..

Starting of the fieldworks season

At the end of June 2016 the fieldworks aimed to produce a map of habitat types in Central Anatolia started. During this season of fieldworks (that will finish at the end of September 2016)...

Closing Workshop on Species of Community Interest

After an intensive work along the first year of the project implementation, the Reference Lists of Species of Community Interest for the three biogeographical regions of Turkey (Anatolia, Black Sea and Mediterranean) are ready...

Nature Conservation Studies Swot Analysis Workshop Begins in Ankara

“Nature Conservation Studies Swot Analysis Workshop” organized by DKMP General Directorate and Forests and Water Affairs Ministry Deputy Undersecretary İbrahim Çiftçi, Nature Conservation and National Parks General Manager Nurettin Taş, representatives from relevant government...