Nr 47 - December 2012

Dear colleagues and friends of the Alpine Network of Protected Areas,

For our last newsletter of this year, I want to give you two advices:

First, from our Task Force in Chambéry, from our International Steering Committee and from me very personally, many thanks for the cooperation during the year 2012.

Second, the wish and invitation to strengthen the ALPARC association which we will create formally in January 2013, to assure en even better cooperation in the future.

I wish you merry Christmas and health, courage for work and a lot of joy to live for 2013.

Michael Vogel
ALPARC President

News from the network ALPARC


Constitutive Assembly ALPARC

The Alpine network of protected areas, that means we all together, must continue to develop, to think future-oriented and to be even more powerful and assertive. For this we need you all. (...)


18th Danilo Re Memorial

The National Park Vanoise (F), in collaboration with the municipality of Pralognan-la-Vanoise and ALPARC, organises from thursday 17th to sunday 20th January 2013 the 18th Memorial dedicated to Danilo Re. (...)


2nd Meeting of the “Mountain Environmental Education” Working Group

In the context of the ALPARC “Mountain Environmental Education” Working Group, Alpine Protected Areas (APA) Education project leaders met in Mallnitz in the Hohe Tauern National Park from 17th to 19th October 2012. This second international meeting was organised by ALPARC in partnership with the REEMA and the host park. (...)

A protected area in the spotlight


Regional park Préalpes d’Azur

Between the prestigious Riviera and the high mountains of the Mercantour, this mountainous territory, composed of karst plateaus, gorges, forests and fertile valleys, the Préalpes d'Azur is still relatively unknown. There is a rural culture reigning, around picturesque, alive and convivial villages. (...)



  News from the network ALPARC
  A protected area in the spotlight


  18/01/2013  Pralognan la Vanoise
    Constitutive Assembly ALPARC
  17/01/2013 to 20/01/2013  Pralognan-la-Vanoise
    18th Danilo RE Memorial
  18/01/2013  Bern
    SWIFCOB 13

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