News from the protected areas

2 young bearded vultures born in the Aosta Valley
It is a great reward for the National Park Gran Paradiso and the Region Valle d’Aosta, both very proud of their contribution to this fantastic reintroduction project of a particularly emblematic species of the alpine fauna.  After almost 100 years of efforts both the National Park Gran Paradiso and the…
 Article 10 of the Tourism Protocol of the Alpine Convention foresees “the creation of quiet zones were no touristic infrastructure shall be developed”. Mountain Wilderness France has started working on this topic and published in 2008 the first French study on this subject. This study offers an analysis of various…
Facilitating and supporting the creation of new enterprises is acknowledged as an important activity to maintain and reinforce the economic vitality of a territory and its enterprises. The Regional Nature Park Chartreuse is therefore encouraging and supporting the transfer of enterprises and the creation of new activities. In partnership with…
Tuesday, 02 October 2012

The Mont Avic Nature Park

The Mont Avic Nature Park
 The Mont Avic nature park covers the area of approximately 5.800 hectares between the high alpine valleys of Champdepraz and Champorcher in the Italian region of Aosta Valley. Together with Gran Paradiso national park and Vanoise national park in France, it forms vast and one of the largest trans boundary…
 Une « nouvelle » convention pour la pratique de l'alpinisme, de l'escalade et du canyoning a été signée cet été dans le Parc national des Ecrins . Les « règles » que se donnent ses signataires restent dans l'esprit du partenariat engagé depuis plus de vingt ans dans les Écrins…
Tuesday, 02 October 2012

Nettoyons nos paysages montagnards

 Du 7 au 11 juillet 2012, le Parc national du Mercantour et Mountain Wilderness, association nationale de défense de la montagne, ont célébré dix ans de fructueuse collaboration sur les opérations « Installations Obsolètes ». A cette occasion, plus de six tonnes d'installations militaires et agricoles obsolètes ont été évacuées…
The scientific group dedicated to research in the Swiss parks has been commissioned by the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) to create a thematic catalogue. The catalogue covers themes pertaining to sustainable regional development, with a particular emphasis on comparative research in parks of national importance. This provides…
Present the results of the research in your protected area
 ALPARC is pleased to invite you to present your latest protected areas research at the next international Symposium for Research in Protected Areas, 10-12 June 2013. This event aims at providing researchers and staff of conservation organizations with an opportunity to exchange valuable information, new ideas as well as common…
The natural regional Park Massif des Bauges
 The Massif des Bauges, natural regional park since 1995, covers between 250 and 2217m and an area of 856 km². The park is divided in the two departments Savoy (46 municipalities) and the Haute-Savoie (18 municipalities). The 64 municipalities in the Park hosts 70 000 inhabitants (in 2008) and are…
Alpine Park Karwendel – Austria’s largest natural parkin Karwendel
The Alpine Park Karwendel encompasses almost all of the Karwendel range. Extending over 727 km², the park is the largest protected area in the state of Tyrol and Austria's largest nature park. The area’s exceptional conservation value was recognised very early on. Tyrol’s oldest protected area first came into being…