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Goodbye to Larry Hamilton, a great figure of protected areas

Wednesday, 09 November 2016

We relay the sad news of Larry Hamilton loss. He deceased after an illness, on the 6th of October 2016 at the edge of 91 years old.

Larry Hamilton was not only one of the major architect of protected areas on a worldwide scale, but also a friend of many years of the ALPARC network. Few years ago, whereas he was travelling in France, he had come to visit us to get to know our activities. Thereafter, he had regularly communicated on the activities of our network in the international newsletter he produced with his wife « Mountain Protected Areas Update ».

With Larry loss, mountain world and the Nature protection environment has lost a tireless friend and one of the ecological movement great figure.

We know that his work will be pursued through UICN work and mountain networks that stand for Nature protection.

Read the IUNC press release