We hope that the summer season went well in your natural areas and that this beautiful summer has given you all the energy you will need for the return to work! Many young people climbed our mountains this summer; you can already see below the first testimonials and pictures of the 2016 edition of “Youth at the Top”, while waiting for the retrospective video now in preparation.
Several events await us in the coming weeks and there is still time for you to register via the articles below: 29-30 September, the Final Innovalps Congress “Alpine Regional Nature Parks – Models for Change” / 11-15 October, 2016 Alpine Week “The Alps & People” and the Session organised by ALPARC: “Ecological Connectivity for the Benefit of All” / 18-19 October, the “Mountain Environment Education in the Alpine Protected Areas” Workshop.
Wishing you a beautiful autumn!
The ALPARC team
News from the network ALPARC
News from members
Two new members We are glad to welcome 2 new members in our network this year: The Natural Park Ötztal, in Austria and the Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous region in Italy (...)
Youth at the Top 2016, a beautiful experience
"Initially I thought it would have been boring... but in the end it was amazing!" Lilou and Kilian, France. Read more in the official press release. On 12th and 13th July, for the second edition of the operation, almost 700 participants(...)
3rd and last InnovAlps workshop: Innovation in the Baronnies provençales
The third and last InnovAlps workshop took place on the 21st and 22nd of June 2016 in the Regional nature park Baronnies provençales. Situated between the Southern Alps and the Provence, the Baronnies massif is at the crossroads (...)
Register at the Workshop Mountain Environmental Education on the 18th & 19th October 2016
There are still a few places available to participate to the forth Workshop « Mountain Environmental Education in the Alpine Protected Areas » on the 18th and 19th October, in the French National Park of Mercantour (...)
Winter sports and wildlife: the launching of a working group on an Alpine scale
After the success of the international “Wildlife and Winter Sport Activities” workshop in the Massif des Bauges on 3rd and 4th March last, attended by 45 people, a working group on this theme was (...)
News from the protected areas
Following summer reads on the beach or on the grass, we recommend reads for the beginning of the autumn term with some studious books: "Wilderei im rhätischen Dreiländereck" - "Poaching in the Raetian region – Cross-border studies tracking until Tibet"(...)
When digital tools bring young people nearer to nature
Ten young people aged from 12 to 15 recently took part in the “Media Camp” organised by the Berchtesgaden National Park in Germany. “My objective was to get the youngsters to take more time over taking a photo and so...(...)
News from the Alps
Reading mountains festival
For the second year between the 5th and 11th of December, the Alpine Convention organize the Reading mountains Festival. The festival is an occasion to celebrate the Alpine literature and to promote the cultural differences and similarities (...)
Call for themed sessions - 6th International Symposium for Research in Protected Areas 2017
National Parks Austria and Hohe Tauern National Park are pleased to announce the 6th International Symposium for Research in Protected Areas, 2nd – 4th of November (...)
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