Parks: International development of protected areas and recognised regions
Nature: Records, assessment and management of eco-systems
Sustainability: Participative development of regions and institutions
Communication: Innovative visitors' attractions
We have been amongst the global leaders for planning, consulting, research and training for nature conservation, certified regions and protected areas since 1992.
Our work and services support our (inter)national clients in their endeavours to preserve and improve natural spaces, to provide exceptional nature experiences to visitors and to improve rural livelihoods and economic conditions in these regions.
Our clients appreciate the high quality results and innovative solutions for their practical questions and specific challenges.
For this, we combine stringent technical concepts with strong practical experiences and professional design. The outstanding quality of our services builds on the combination of ecological expertise, clear communication and effective project management.
The name E.C.O. stands for a strong, experienced and interdisciplinary team.
Our mission is…
...to be a reliable and trustworthy partner for our clients
...to apply our technical knowledge in an independent and responsible way
...to build bridges between cultures, opinions, disciplines and professional positions
...to link enthusiasm and professionalism in our work
...to integrate innovative approaches, methods and techniques into our work
- European Parks Academy (EPA)
- Certificate Course "Naturschutzfachkraft"
- MSc. Management of Protected Areas
- Elective Module Sustainable Development
- Academic Teaching
- map&go: Fully digital terrain surveys
- E.C.O.pteryx: High-resolution drone recordings
- LBI: An index that makes biodiversity measurable
- Natwald.at: Expert system for modelling
- Theme trail certificate
- Regional future factory
- Landscape window
- Park (hi)stories