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Goodbye to Larry Hamilton, a great figure of protected areas
We relay the sad news of Larry Hamilton loss. He deceased after an illness, on the 6th of October 2016 at the edge of 91 years old.Larry Hamilton was not only one of the major architect of protected areas on a worldwide scale, but also a friend of many years…
Two new territories have joint the family of the Alpine Pilot Regions for ecological connectivity
At the XIVth Alpine Conference in Grassau (Germany) two new Pilot Regions were nominated by the Alpine Convention: the Achental Region (Germany) and the French part of the Ecoregion Mont Blanc. The evaluation carried out by the Platform Ecological network of the Alpine Convention on the already existing 8 Pilot…
New publication on ecological connectivity in the Alps
The publication “Alpine Nature 2030 - Creating [ecological] connectivity for generations to come” edited in October 2016 gives an overview about twelve years’ experience on ecological connectivity in the Alps and offers interesting perspectives for the evolutions of the upcoming years. Numerous experts and scientists have contributed to this publication.…
ALPARC presents political demands during the Alpine Conference
On the occasion of the AlpWeek and the Alpine Conference, ALPARC handed over a list of political demands for the future of Alpine protected areas to the German Federal Minister for the Environment, Dr. Barbara Hendricks, and to the official representative of the Austrian Presidency of the Alpine Convention. The…
Youth at the Top 2016: video clip retrospective
A short video clip expressing the atmosphere of the 2nd Edition of Youth at Top event is released this week during the Alpweek and the Alpine Conference in Grassau (Germany). See the video The video invites you to discover all the others videos produced by the young participants or by…
Gütesiegel für Barrierefreiheit an Nationalpark Berchtesgaden verliehen
Irmgard Badura (2.v.l.), Beauftragte der Bayerischen Staatsregierung für die Belange von Menschen mit Behinderung, überreichte kürzlich das Signet „Bayern barrierefrei – Wir sind dabei“ an den Nationalpark Berchtesgaden. Auf der Hängebrücke im Klausbachtal nahmen der stellvertretende Nationalparkleiter Ulrich Brendel (2.v.r.), Mitarbeiter Christian Graßl (r.) sowie Ramsaus Bürgermeister Herbert Gschoßmann (l.)…
Thursday, 06 October 2016

Coeurs de Nature en Haute Savoie

Coeurs de Nature en Haute Savoie
Cet ouvrage d’art est le fruit d'une démarche tout à fait originale menée par Asters, Conservatoire d'espaces naturels de Haute-Savoie (organisation technique de gestion des espaces naturels) en collaboration avec Eric Alibert (peintre aquarelliste, naturaliste) et Jean-Jacques Fresko pour la rédaction des textes.L’idée de croiser les savoirs et les approches,…
Wien, 05.10.2016 (UWD). Die europäischen Naturschutzregelungen Fauna-Flora-Habitat- und Vogelschutzrichtlinie (FFH- und VS-RL) sind Grundlage für die Einrichtung von mittlerweile mehr als 270 Natura 2000-Gebieten in Österreich. Obwohl die Richtlinien seit 1995 in Österreich in Kraft sind, bestehen immer noch Vorurteile und Ängste, wenn es um die Ausweisung neuer Gebiete und…
InnovAlps closing and distinction of the pilot regions for their commitment to innovation and sustainability
ALPARC has officially recognized the commitment of three Alpine nature park regions to innovation and sustainability in regional development. On the occasion of the InnovAlps final conference in Leuk-Susten (Valais, CH) on 29th and 30th of September, the Regional nature park Pfyn-Finges (CH), the Natural park region Tiroler Lech (AT)…
Mardi 27 septembre 2016, Barbara Pompili a signé l’accord-cadre de coopération pour l’éducation à l’environnement et au développement durable entre le Ministère de l’Environnement, de l’Energie et de la Mer, les Réserves naturelles de France et le Ministère de l’Education nationale, de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche. Cet accord…