Activities

Activities

                   The Friends of the Countryside organise and/or support the following Events, Projects and Awards.

Events

Every year the FCS organise a General Assembly and Conference with visits to farming estates in one of our member countries. Click here for a list of past GA’s. For access to the Cordoba GA website please click here

The premier event to debate on agriculture and the environment is held annually in Brussels. For more information, please consult the FFA website here.

Projects

Accreditation for sustainable wildlife and land management
José Maria GÓMEZ-ACEBO ROSAS: wildlife[@]elo.org

FCS members are invited to join the WEW to boost the visibility of your estate to the nature loving public! For information about all the activities at private countryside estates please visit the WEW website. For information about joining, please contact Sophy SMITS VAN OYEN – MALTZOFF : events[@]elo.org

For a comprehensive list of Projects shared with ELO, please consult the Projects section on the ELO website here.
Link to : https://www.europeanlandowners.org/

Awards

The European Bee Award winners for 2020 have been announced! Click the image to read more.

Soil and Land Management Award

Rewards land use and soil management practices that mitigate soil threats by encouraging new concepts of land and soil protection and their implementation in land management. 

Wildlife Estates Label-Belleurop Award

Each year one Wildlife estate is awarded the Belleuropa Award for having achieved significant environmental results.
 

European Bee Award

** Applications to the European Bee Award are now open! **

For details and application form, please click on the image.

Deadline : September 10, 2021

Anders Wall Award

An award for individuals who have made a special contribution to the rural environment within the European Union. 

European Tree of the Year

Highlights the significance of trees in the natural and cultural heritage of Europe. The contest is not looking for the most beautiful tree, but for a tree with a story; a tree rooted in the lives and work of the people and the community that surrounds it.

Famigro Award

Granted annually to a young European entrepreneur who is making a special contribution to the rural economy and environment.