News from the network ALPARC

“Alpine Protected Areas 2030 – A Shared Vision for the Future”
A look back at the October Workshop held in the Berchtesgaden National Park /D. In the framework of the 20th Anniversary of ALPARC, from 12th to 13th October 2015, representatives from the Alpine protected areas were invited to the Haus der Berge visitor center in the Berchtesgaden National Park (Germany)…
Register now for the Danilo Re Memorial & the ALPARC General Assembly 2016 !
  The registration is open for the 21st Edition of the “Danilo Re Memorial” that will take place from 21st to 24th January 2016 in Chiusa di Pesio (Cuneo -Italy) in the Marguareis Nature Park.Set up your team and register via the online form. On the Danilo Re website you will…
Land art & Photo Contest for the 20th anniversary of ALPARC
On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, ALPARC - the Alpine Network of Protected Areas, launches a contest titled “Connecting people, mountains and nature”. Since 1995, ALPARC has promoted an intensive exchange among the Protected Areas in the Alps and has enabled the Protected Areas to collaborate together in order…
YAPP - Online platform to support youth participation in the Alps
In the frame of the project « Youth Alpine Dialogue » 2014-2015 led by CIPRA International and in which ALPARC was a partner, the work of the youth groups from different alpine countries led to a film about Mobility in the Alps compiling various interviews: https://youtu.be/q8tGjNi4w7A, a collection of some sustainable…
The summer has been rich in events for ALPARC!  Within the framework of the network’s 20th anniversary celebrations , more than 370  young people from the Alps were the main actors in the collective “Youth at the Top” event. As autumn approaches the anniversary celebrations continue. Both the staff of…
Monday, 14 September 2015

Tribute to a Visionary

Tribute to a Visionary
This July we learned of the death, after a long illness, of one of ALPARC’s most committed partners, one who had been very active from the network’s beginnings.Artur Kammerer, Director of the Nature Parks Office of Alto Adige (Italie), had been deeply committed to international cooperation from the very beginning…
The role of the scientific councils in the Alpine Protected Areas
To what extent and under what conditions can scientific councils promote scientific research in the protected areas? To what extent do they support the management and governance of these areas and act as mediators in conflicts? These questions and many others were addressed during the “Interface between Science and Mountain…
Workshop “Alpine protected areas 2030 – a shared vision for the future”
Organized in the frame of the 20 years’ celebration of ALPARC, the workshop which will take place in Berchtesgaden at the 13th of October aims to identify new challenges for the protected areas for the next years - challenges in nature protection and regional development and new governance models for…
Detention is not a good foundation for discussions and decisions
3 staff members of the French National Park Vanoise have been held hostage by sheep farmers The president, the Director and several other staff members of La Vanoise National Park have been held hostage since the evening of the 1st of September by about 50 sheep farming representatives of the…
"Youth at the Top" in the Alpine Arc - a real success for the 2015 edition!
The first edition of the international “Youth at the Top” project was a big hit! With a little help from the sunny weather in the whole Alpine Arc, groups of young people have participated with great enthusiasm in the first edition of this innovative project: sharing a physical, human, cultural…