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Take part in the “Youth at the top 2016” initiative
Edition 2016: rendezvous on July 12th! Discover this initiative in pictures (1:19): : https://youtu.be/wvqHo5D3XEk This is a strong symbolic time orientated to the young people with “rendezvous” in the mountains in places such as shelters or peaks, at the same time in all Alpine countries (important symbolic dimension through notions…
Thursday, 11 February 2016

21st Danilo Re Memorial: The Results

21st Danilo Re Memorial: The Results
As from 1st January 2016, the two Italian natural parks Marguareis and Alpi Marittime are officially considered to form one park, managed by the body “Ente di gestione delle aree protette delle Alpi Marittime”. Against this background they hosted the 21st edition of the Danilo Re Memorial in Chiusa di…
Thursday, 11 February 2016

2016 General Assembly

2016 General Assembly
The fourth ALPARC General Assembly was held on 22nd January 2016 in Cuneo in Italy, in the context of the 21st Danilo Re Memorial which took place from Thursday 21st to Sunday 24th January 2016 in Chiusa di Pesio (Italy) in the Marguareis Natural Park/ Alpi Marittime Natural Park. More…
Monday, 08 February 2016

News from InnovAlps

News from InnovAlps
The InnovAlps projects is searching for innovative approaches to regional development in Alpine protected areas. Through mutual learning, the project aims at supporting the exchange of knowledge on related topics between protected areas. In the first six months of 2016 ALPARC organizes three benchlearning workshops in three selected pilot regions:…
Monday, 01 February 2016

Tourism supporting biodiversity

Tourism supporting biodiversity
A manual on applying the CBD guidelines on biodiversity and tourism development, published by UNEP and CBD in 2015: https://www.cbd.int/tourism/doc/tourism-manual-2015-en.pdf
Un vautour criblé de plombs dans le Parc national de la Vanoise
En octobre dernier, un vautour fauve (Gyps fulvus), espèce protégée, était découvert criblé de plombs, à Bonneval-sur-Arc. Le Parc national de la Vanoise vient d'ouvrir une procédure judiciaire contre X. Voir le communiqué de presse complet ci-joint pour en savoir plus.  
A bearded vulture audiobook for children
ASTERS, the Haute-Savoie Natural Areas Conservation Authority (Conservatoire d’espaces naturels de Haute-Savoie /France) has published a book entitled «L’incroyable histoire de Gypa »  (“The Incredible Story of Gypa”). This audiobook aims to make children aware of the protection of the bearded vulture. It includes a colourful illustrated book (48 pages)…
The reintroduction of the bearded vulture in the Alps: a successful transboundary project.
The Vulture Conservation Foundation  is committed to protecting vultures in Europe. A core part of their work is the reintroduction of the bearded vulture in the Alps. It was wiped out at the beginning of the 20th century because for a long time it had an ill-gotten reputation as a…
Youth at the Top 2015: see the video!
During the first test-edition of the “Youth at the Top” event on 16th July 2015, 370 young people between 7 and 28 years old from the Alps and 105 adults acting as accompaniers or contributors shared time together in 5 Alpine countries. (Read the complete article about the 2015 edition…
 We are pleased to provide you here a first list of events organized or co-organized by ALPARC and important dates to remember in 2016. 21 - 24 January 21st Edition of the Danilo Re Memorial Chiusa di Pesio (CN) , Piemont Parco naturale del Marguareis, Italy 22 January (morning) Alparc…