The newsletter of the Alpine Network of Protected Areas N°61 - November 2016

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n° 61 | november 2016 NEWS  CALENDAR  FOCUS ON

Dear readers,

We are pleased to announce that ALPBIONET and YOUrALPS, two projects submitted to the Interreg Alpine Space programme and in which we are lead partner, have been approved. Moreover, we are partner of GAYA project that has also been selected. Very good prospects for ALPARC future!

The end of the year is coming and January 2017 announcement of the next ALPARC council and board elections. It will take place during the General Assembly, on the 27th of January, in Admont, Austria: ALPARC members application call is now open.


News from the network ALPARC

3 New Interreg Alpine Space Projects for ALPARC

We are happy to announce that 3 project proposals put forward this year at the second call for projects in the EU Interreg –Alpine Space Programme have been selected. They are the YOUrALPS and ALPBIONET2030 projects, led by ALPARC,...Read More

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...Read More

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...Read More

Youth at the Top: 2016 retrospective and dates of the next editions

Latest news from the initiative Youth at the top: a photographic retrospective 2016, compilation of texts and drawings that young participant(s) have sent to us through postcards, and finally the dates of 2017 and 2018 editions revealed !

Video clips...Read More

Mountain Environmental Education: Feedback on Some Very Successful Meetings

Take about thirty people in charge of mountain environment education in the Alpine protected areas and draw them deep into an Alpine valley for 3 days, at an altitude of 1,800 m, in a refuge with neither Internet connection nor telephone network. Once...Read More

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...Read More

22nd Danilo Re Memorial 2017 & ALPARC General Assembly

The registration is open for the 22nd Edition of the “Danilo Re Memorial” that will take place from the 26th to the 29th of January 2017 in Admont (Austria) in the Gesäuse National Park.

Set up your...Read More

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...Read More

News from the Alps

XIV. Alpine Conference

The ministers and high-level representatives of the Alpine countries as well as the representatives of observer organizations met on the 13 of October 2016 in Grassau, Germany to discuss important issues on the future development and...Read More

International news

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...Read More

AlpBioNet 2030 Kick-off Meeting | 1-2/12/2016

Reading mountains festival | 5-11/12/2016

Conference :" Mountain regions, territories of innovation" | 11-13/01/2017

YOUrALPS Kick-off Meeting | 18-19/01/2017

22°Danilo Re Memorial & ALPARC General Assembly 2017 | 26-29/01/2017

Youth At the Top 2017! | 11 July 2017

Youth At the Top 2018! | 12/07/2018

Register for the 22nd Danilo Re & ALPARC general assembly !

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