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Human-Nature Conflicts and how to overcome them
ALPBIONET2030 proposes a first overview of mediation and mitigation strategies for mountain areas As a first result of the ALPBIONET2030 project, a report on the state of the art of current mitigation and mediation strategies in mountain areas is available. The study, led by Eurac Research, presents a collection of…
YOUrALPS Summer School – the starting shot for the development of the Alpine School Model
The YOUrALPS summer school carried the flag of empowering teachers and educators in order to start the test phase of pilot actions in the winter semester 2017/18. New pedagogical approaches, practical excursions and participatory activities provided inspiration and concrete instruments with regard to a first structure of an innovative school…
“Ecological Connectivity for a Green Economy in the Alps” International Forum, Immenstadt (D)
International Forum Immenstadt (D), 28 September 2017, 9.30am – 4pm (7pm) The conservation, restoration and creation of ecological connectivity are key elements in European and international nature protection policies. Stakeholders from numerous sectors are involved, adapting their daily activities or setting up particular measures to improve ecological connectivity. These activities…
Monday, 18 September 2017

Danilo Re Memorial 2018

Danilo Re Memorial 2018
The Berchtesgaden National Park will be hosting the 23rd Danilo Re Memorial in 2018! From January 25th to 28th 2018, the event will take place in the “Haus der Berge”, Berchtesgaden, Germany. What exactly is the Danilo Re Memorial?  It is an event which gathers the staff of the Alpine,…
Alpine Convention photo contest, 2017 edition
The 2017 edition of the Alpine Convention photo contest is focused on Water that was identified as one of the Alpine Convention’s main topics and fields of work. Either in lakes, rivers, glaciers, snow or rain, water is visible across the Alps and represents a crucial resource that the Alps…
New publication: Wilderei im rätischen Dreiländereck - Bracconaggio nel triangolo retico
This book on wildlife crimes by Heinrich Haller represents a trans-border study reaching from the Swiss National Park over to Italy and Austria. A study of this type has never been published in such a way. It is not only about refurbishing history but also about the analysis of present…
Youth at the Top 2017 - The International Youth Event in the Alps
Hundreds of young people met across the Alps and the Carpathians, all engaging in a great adventure spending one day and one night in the mountains.   The third edition of “Youth at the Top” took place on July 11th and July 12th in six Alpine countries and three countries…
Conference of the Parties to the Carpathian Convention, Fifth Meeting on 10th-12th October 2017
On 10th-12th October 2017 the high level representatives from the seven countries of the Carpathian Convention will gather in Lillafüred, Hungary and meet many stakeholders from the region, as well as from the European and international levels. The Conference of the Parties is the main decision-making body of the Carpathian…
Alparc new President & Vice President elections
During the last ALPARC council meeting on June 29th-30th, Dr. Peter Oggier, Director of the Pfyn-Finges Nature Park was elected as the new Alparc president. He succeeds Dr. Michael Vogel, Director of the Berchtesgaden National Park who, is retiring after 14 years of Alparc presidency.  “I am looking forward to…
Mountain refuge to be installed in the centre of Grenoble
In the French Alps, a new project is underway to bring mountains closer to the people. The mountain refuge of Lac du Pavé in the Oisans massif, which is a part of the Ecrins National Park, is going to be renovated, but instead of building it directly in the mountains…