N° 52 - September 2014

N° 52 - September 2014
Next year, ALPARC will already be celebrating 20 years of existence. The preparations for the next General Assembly in Austria which will open the anniversary year 2015, have begun. New themes, are being tackled within the network. An example of these is the setting up process of an alpine macro region, in which the parks and nature reserves of the Alps will have an important role to play. Read more

Guido Plassmann, Director ALPARC

News from the network ALPARC

greenAlps facing regional and European biodiversity standards for the Alps

The two year greenAlps project (2013-2014), financed by the EU Alpine Space programme enters at the final phase.
The analysis of the results from former Alpine Space projects linked to the topic of biodiversity, a review of European environmental...Read More

Register now for the next working group meeting “Mountain environmental education“

The next meeting of the ALPARC working group “Mountain environmental education”  will take place on  21st and 22nd October 2014  at the brand new visitors center (Haus der Berge) of the Berchtesgaden National Park...Read More

The impact of climate change on alpine biodiversity discussed at the ALPARC Workshop

Workshop Indoor SessionFrom 10th  to 11th  September 2014, protected areas managers and scientists discussed the role of protected areas to document the climate changes on alpine biodiversity at  the ALPARC international workshop  at  the Gran Paradiso...Read More

Multivision «For the Alps» in DVD and Blu-ray

The Multivision « For the Alps » is now available in Standard DVD and Blu-ray format.

Since its creation, the Multivision "For the Alps" is at free disposal for all the alpine protected areas, to be shown in their visitor centers or during local events...Read More

ALPARC on the internet: creation of a Facebook page and redesign of the internet site

We are happy to announce that this summer the official ALPARC site has been completely redesigned. This will enable all its users to enjoy better-structured and more easily-readable information; at the same time it highlights the activities of the...Read More

Danilo Re Memorial 2015: new Internet site and Facebook page

The 20th edition of the Danilo Re Memorial will take place from Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25th January 2015 in St. Jakob in Defereggental, in the Hohe Tauern National Park, Tyrol, Austria, as officially announced by Ingrid Felipe, the...Read More


News from the protected areas

Accidental Deaths of 2 Rangers in the Western Alps

Our friends and colleagues of the Vanoise National Park (France) and the National Gran Paradiso Park (Italy), both neighbouring alpine protected areas, have been mourning the recent deaths of two of their rangers.
Roselyne Anselmet died on...Read More

Participate in the 10th international competition «Fotografare il Parco»

The competition «FOTOGRAFARE IL PARCO» (Take a picture of the Park) is open.
Arrived at the 10th edition, the international competition is organized by the Stelvio National Park (IT), the Gran Paradiso National Park (IT) ,...Read More

Two New Visitor Centres in the Alpine Protected Areas

Two new visitor centres  have just opened their doors : the entirely renovated Maison du Parc national des Ecrins (FR) in Vallouise,   and the Champorcher  Visitor Centre in the   Mont Avic  Nature Park (IT). MG 0105
The...Read More

Berchtesgaden "House of the mountains" in 3rd place at the Museum Prize "Micheletti Award"

At the international Museum "Micheletti Award" a great success was reached for the new National Park Centre less than a year after its opening: 3rd place for the "Haus der Berge"! Its boss Ulrich Brendel (r.) received the award...Read More

The Swiss National Park is 100 years old. Happy birthday!

ALPARC wishes Happy Birthday to theSwiss National Park (SNP) who celebrates its centenary. Founded on 1st August 1914, the pioneers created a unique wilderness oasis where the natural development occurs without human influence. In the oldest national...Read More


News from the Alps

The cohabitation of humans and predators in the Alps

The case of Daniza the bear has revived the debate about the cohabitation of humans and large predators in Italy, as in the other alpine countries.
This summer Daniza became sadly notorious after wounding a man who was observing her cubs, aged...Read More



News from the network ALPARC

News from the protected areas

News from the Alps


“How policies can enable biodiversity” – final conference of the greenAlps project | 13/10/2014 to 15/10/2014

3rd International Workshop "Mountain Environmental Education in Alpine Protected Areas" | 21/10/2014 to 22/10/2014

ALPARC Workshop „Wildlife and connected habitats” | 11 - 12/12/2014

20th edition of the Danilo Re Memorial | 22-25/01/2015

2015: General Assembly ALPARC in the Hohe Tauern, Tyrol (Austria) | 23/01/2015

Congrès national des Parcs naturels régionaux de France | 08/10/2014 to 10/10/2014

2nd General statements about water in mountain ranges | 08/10/2014 to 10/10/2014

CIPRA Conférence annuelle 2014 | 13/11/2014 to 15/11/2014

SWIFCOB 15 "Dialogue between research and conservation practice" | 16/01/2015

EUROPARC conference 2014 | 28/09/204 to 1/10/2014

European Wilderness Days | 1 - 4th October 2014

IXth European Mountain Convention | 22/10/2014 to 24/10/2014

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