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Korean National Park Service visits ALPARC office
On November 22, the ALPARC operational unit had the pleasure of welcoming a group of researchers and park managers from the Republic of Korea. The group, led by Mr Kim Won Kyung, Senior Researcher at the Korea National Park Service, (KNPS) who also provided translation from English, came to Europe…
WeWild project: The initiative grows through two further workshops in France and Italy
After a first workshop in Vorarlberg last March, ALPARC has recently organised two further workshops in Les Ecrins National Park (France) and in the nature parks of the Ossola Valleys (Italy) in the frame of the WeWild project. The aim of the project and its growing working group is the…
mercredi, 04 octobre 2017

Youth at the Top 2017 : Official video released ! A la une

Youth at the Top 2017 : Official video released !
The video clip reflecting the atmosphere of the 3rd edition of Youth at Top has just been released ! Are you curious? Please have a look and discover the experiences lived by our young participants and their guides. The third edition of “Youth at the Top” took place on July…
4th Video on ecological connectivity "Love without borders"
A short video to illustrate the importance of cooperation between the Alps and the Carpathians via the flat Danube river plains Curious to know what happened to our friends the ibex, the bearded vulture and the fish? Want to learn more about the challenge of the red deer in the…
The 4th edition of the Alpine Convention’s Young Academics Award has been launched !
 Aware of the role young researchers play in the shaping of the future of the Alps, Alpine Convention seeks every year to reward the best master theses of students from different universities from across the Alps, who deal with relevant Alpine topics. This year’s 4th edition of Young Academics Award…
Changes in management at the head of two National Parks in Austria and Italy
Two national parks have experienced major changes in their highest management unit : in the National park Gran Paradiso, Michele Ottino has already retired while the director of the National Park Kalkalpen Erich Mayrhofer will retire at the end of the year. Special thanks to Erich Mayrhofer – Director of…
mercredi, 20 décembre 2017

1st EUSALP Annual Forum

1st EUSALP Annual Forum
The 1st EUSALP Annual Forum took place on 23-24 November 2017 in Munich. It included a large variety of events and workshops presenting mostly the first results from the Action Groups. Action Group 7 on ecological connectivity, in which ALPARC is actively involved, also presented its first results. ALPARC contributes…
“Sensible”: A New Documentary Film on Alpine Fauna
On Wednesday 9th December “Sensible”, the new documentary on Alpine fauna, was broadcast on French TV.We are immediately transported into the reality of Alpine protected areas with the interview of the co-filmmaker, Geoffrey Garcel, Ranger in a natural reserve in Haute-Savoie (ASTERS, FR), followed by other mountain actors.The film shows…
mercredi, 20 décembre 2017

New territorial perspectives in the Alps

New territorial perspectives in the Alps
Territorial perspectives in the Alps are subject to change and constantly developing. Thus, the Ammergauer Alpen Region was given Nature Park status while in the Rätikon, the idea of a nature park has been further developed.A new nature park in GermanyIn August 2017 the “Ammergauer Alpen” Region was given “Nature…
Considering ecological connectivity in spatial planning documents
A challenging mission for the Ecological Network Platform of the Alpine Convention Members of the Ecological Network Platform of the Alpine Convention met in Valdieri in the Alpi Marittime Nature Park (I) at the beginning of November 2017. At the centre of the discussion was the work on the report…