The global pandemic saw school closures in over 180 countries. Many protected areas had to cancel or downsize their education activities outdoor over several weeks and months. However, Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is crucial to be maintained as it can help to build resilience, raise awareness, and change behavior to transform our lives towards more sustainable patterns. Even though many activities outside could not be performed as before, several protected areas found new approaches for implementing activities even digitally. In the present survey we wanted to gain an overview on how the protected areas dealt with the challenge and adapted their activities according to national regulations.