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Winter sports and wildlife: the launching of a working group on an Alpine scale
 After the success of the international “Wildlife and Winter Sport Activities” workshop in the Massif des Bauges on 3rd and 4th March last, attended by 45 people, a working group on this theme was set up at the beginning of summer. The will to work together in the ALPARC network…
When digital tools bring young people nearer to nature
Ten young people aged from 12 to 15 recently took part in the “Media Camp” organised by the Berchtesgaden National Park in Germany.    “My objective was to get the youngsters to take more time over taking a photo and so be more aware of how they were doing it.…
Thursday, 08 September 2016

Autumn's Readings

Autumn's Readings
Following summer reads on the beach or on the grass, we recommend reads for the beginning of the autumn term with some studious books: "Wilderei im rhätischen Dreiländereck" - "Poaching in the Raetian region – Cross-border studies tracking until Tibet" This book (304 p.) was written by Heinrich Haller, Director…
Register at the Workshop Mountain Environmental Education on the 18th & 19th October 2016
There are still a few places available to participate to the forth Workshop « Mountain Environmental Education in the Alpine Protected Areas » on the 18th and 19th October, in the French National Park of Mercantour, at the Refuge-hôtel de Bayasse. Please find the registration form online, the programme description…
Call for themed sessions - 6th International Symposium for Research in Protected Areas 2017
National Parks Austria (www.nationalparksaustria.at) and Hohe Tauern National Park (www.hohetauern.at) are pleased to announce the 6th International Symposium for Research in Protected Areas, 2nd – 4th of November 2017. The symposium will be held at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Salzburg, Austria. The Call for Themed Sessions is…
Participate in the reading Mountains Festival of the Alpine Convention!
For the second year between the 5th and 11th of December, the Alpine Convention organizes the Reading mountains Festival. The festival is an occasion to celebrate the Alpine literature and to promote cultural differences and similarities all along the Alps. We invite all of you to participate! Protected areas, associations…
Science 2.0 How to become a scientist or a researcher just for one day
Parco Nazionale del Gran Paradiso (IT) seeks help from nature lovers or people interested in biodiversity researches. All people interested in taking part in the research “Monitoring alpine animal biodiversity” will acquire basic monitoring and data collection techniques which will be applied on the Piedmont and Aosta valley sides. All…
Are you available in the second half of August and interested in vultures? Don't miss the opportunity to participate in the Census of summering Griffons in the western Alps ( France)! This year the survey will take place the 20th of August 2016 and is being coordinated by Envergures Alpines,…
Youth at the Top 2016, a great success
We are very happy of the great success of Youth at the Top! Bravo to all our young participants (more than 500!) and to the ca.150 accompanying adults, who took part in the 41 events which finally took place. The bad weather was not an obstacle to their enthousiasm and…
On Saturday 16th July in Ronco Canavese (Piedmont-IT) took place the photo contest’s “Fotografare il Parco” grand finale. Many inhabitants of the village dressed up with typical costumes participated in the award ceremony, together with the major, delegates of Gran Paradiso, Stelvio and Vanoise National Parks and the competition’s chairman.…