Project Protected Areas

The project NaturAL is focusing on five protected areas of Albania:

  • Lake Shkodra Managed Nature Reserve;
  • Korab-Koritnik Managed Nature Reserve;
  • Divjaka-Karavasta National Park;
  • Tomorri Mountain National Park; and
  • Bredhi i Hotoves-Dangelli National Park.

In addition, limited actions will be realized in:

  • Buna River-Velipoje Protected Landscape;
  • Dajti Mountain National Park;
  • Shebenik-Jabllanica National Park;
  • Vjosa-Narta Protected Landscape; and
  • Llogara National Park.


Latest news

April 17, 2019

Atlas 'Bats of Albania' published

Supported by the EU funded project NaturAL and led by Philippe Théou, rangers and experts from the Regional Administration of Protected Areas were monitoring the bat species occurrence in protected areas of Albania for several years, to understand them better and to assure more effective management of their habitats. The newly published Atlas: Bats of Albania summarizes the results of their work that confirms the importance of Albania for bat conservation in...

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April 16, 2019

Brochure: Achieving reduced biodiversity loss in Albania

Initiated in 2015, at the time of the establishment of the National Agency of Protected Areas of Albania, NaturAL provided a strong push and instrumental support to the improvement of management of protected areas of Albania. Four years later, it is time to reflect on its achievements. 2015 and 2019 assessments of protected areas indicate the increase of protected areas management effectiveness from 34 to 58%. The implementation rate of respective management plans...

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March 25, 2019

Dajti Mountain Visitor Centre - another milestone for Albania’s Protected Areas

A new Visitor Centre is welcoming tourists and visitors at the “Natural Balcony of Tirana”, one of preferred destinations for everyone that visits the capital of Albania. “Preserving natural resources and raising awareness about the rich biodiversity of Albania is fundamental for the development of a more environmental-friendly tourism model and culture. The kind of tourism that builds on nature conservation to support sustainable...

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