This report concerns the establishment of national parks in Denmark.
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the establishment of national parks in Denmark has created a foundation for long-term strengthening and development of the qualities of Danish nature, including the creation of large connected natural areas. The report answers the following question:
- Has the Ministry of the Environment supported and followed up on the target-setting and performance of the national parks, so that in the long term the national parks can strengthen and develop the natural values, including the creation of large connected natural areas?
The examination was initiated in 2013 and originates in Rigsrevisionen’s participation in an international joint audit of national parks, along with supreme audit institutions from six other countries, including Norway, Poland and Ukraine.
Read the 1st chapter of the report (PDF)