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WeWild: a joint communication strategy for the protected areas of the Alps
During our international workshop “Wildlife and winter sport activities” in the Bauges regional nature park in March 2016, the participants have expressed a strong wish to elaborate a common communication strategy. In the frame of the project WeWild - We respect Alpine wildlife -, ALPARC aims at developing – for…
The YOUrALPS project has been recently approved in the frame of the 2nd call of the INTERREG Alpine Space Programme (2014- 2020).  The main aim of the project is to raise youth awareness on the entire Alpine natural and cultural heritage, by supporting youth environmental educational process via interconnected formal…
The Alps in my backpack, a new all-terrain activity aid
Picnic tablecloth, blanket for a siesta, parasol, umbrella, windscreen...? The “The Alps in my backpack” tool is certainly multifunctional, but it is above all an all-terrain educational aid to put in your rucksack for activities linked to the Alps, mountain heritage and protected alpine areas! Measuring 240 x 150 cm…
Julian Alps Ecoregion becomes Europe’s first transboundary park awarded with the European Charter for sustainable tourism certificate
Triglavski narodni park (SI) and Parco Naturale Prealpi Giulie (IT) in the Julian Alps are both founding members of ALPARC. Transboundary cooperation between the two parks dates back to 1996. In the following years common EU projects reinforced the partnership and in 2009, the transboundary Julian Alps Ecoregion, which also…
Rando Ecrins and Biodiv'Ecrins: transferable tools behind the scenes
With the aim to make a vast amount of data available to naturalists, tourists and other interested users online (e.g. trails, information on and observations of species), the Ecrins national park has developed open source tools since 2012. This makes them available to other protected areas. Why not also to…
Disturbance of wildlife in winter: developing increased awareness among outdoor sports practitioners in the Alps
Following an international seminar held in March 2016, the operational unit of ALPARC has been coordinating the drafting of a common strategy and awareness-raising tools to reduce impact on wildlife in the Alps. The year 2016 has been marked by the launch of a working group within the ALPARC network…
ALPARC and parks regional development: closing of InnovAlps project and new perspectives
In the frame of InnovAlps project and during this last year and a half, ALPARC has been committed in parks regional development in the Alps. During on-sites visits and workshops in three pilot regions, skills and experiences of local actors coming from parks, politics, tourism and local development were rallied…
Thursday, 22 December 2016

JOBS/OFFERS

The Alpine Network of Protected Areas (ALPARC)recruits : A Coordinator for international European projects and communication tasks On a time limited work contract base (CDD - French law) – 12 months Level of intervention:Under the authority of the director, he (she) has as a principal mission the administrative management and…
Wednesday, 21 December 2016

ALPBIONET2030 – project launch

ALPBIONET2030 – project launch
ALPBIONET2030 project will enable ALPARC and the 14 other partners to refine the work already achieved on alpine ecological connectivity in these past years. The project objectives include the drawing up of strategic areas maps in and around the Alpine region (Strategic Alpine Connectivity Areas – SACA), the development of…
Im «Parc Adula»: Laghetto dei Corti im Val Malvaglia, im Hintergrund der Adula (Rheinwaldhorn)
The majority of the municipalities concerned voted this weekend against their participation in the new Adula National Park. Pro Natura regrets this negative vote and speaks of a wasted opportunity. However, the organisation is encouraged that broad support for the idea of sustainable development and respect for nature has been…