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Monday, 12 September 2016

News from members

News from members
Two new membersWe are glad to welcome 2 new members in our network this year: The Natural Park Ötztal, in Austria and the Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous region in ItalyChanges in managementIn February 2016, the National Stelvio Park consortium (IT) that managed the park since October 1995, has been dissolved.…
3rd and last InnovAlps workshop: Innovation in the Baronnies provençales
The third and last InnovAlps workshop took place on the 21st and 22nd of June 2016 in the Regional nature park Baronnies provençales. Situated between the Southern Alps and the Provence, the Baronnies massif is at the crossroads of Alpine and Provençal influences. The place is famous for its valuable…
Youth at the Top 2016, a beautiful experience
"Initially I thought it would have been boring... but in the end it was amazing!" Lilou and Kilian, France. Read more in the official press release below. On 12th and 13th July, for the second edition of the operation, almost 700 participants (more than 500 young people and about 150…
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…