The newsletter of the Alpine Network of Protected Areas N°62 - December 2016

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n° 62 | December 2016 NEWS  CALENDAR  FOCUS ON

Dear Colleagues,

We are almost at the end of a turbulent year in many ways.
ALPARC is not an exception, indeed, it is the last year of our Administrative Council mandate. New elections are planned during the General Assembly, on the 27th of January 2017, in the Gesäuse National Parc in Styria (Austria).
It was also a year with a lot of international events and projects on the theme of ecological network, regional development and mountain environment education, as you will see in our next 2016 Activity Report.Here we go, with dynamism and motivation in this new year to progress together for the Alps and for our Protected Areas.

In this perspective, ALPARC team wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year fostering protection and sustainable development in the Alps.



News from the network ALPARC

ALPARC and parks regional development: closing of InnovAlps project and new perspectives

In the frame of InnovAlps project and during this last year and a half, ALPARC has been committed in parks regional development in the Alps. During on-sites visits and workshops in three pilot regions, skills and experiences of local actors...(...)

The Alps in my backpack, a new all-terrain activity aid

Picnic tablecloth, blanket for a siesta, parasol, umbrella, windscreen...? The “The Alps in my backpack” tool is certainly multifunctional, but it is above all an all-terrain educational aid to put in your rucksack for activities linked to...(...)

Disturbance of wildlife in winter: developing increased awareness among outdoor sports practitioners in the Alps

Following an international seminar held in March 2016, the operational unit of ALPARC has been coordinating the drafting of a common strategy and awareness-raising tools to reduce impact on wildlife in the Alps. The year 2016 has been marked...(...)

ALPBIONET2030 – project launch

ALPBIONET2030 project will enable ALPARC and the 14 other partners to refine the work already achieved on alpine ecological connectivity in these past years. The project objectives include the drawing up of strategic areas...(...)

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...(...)



News from the protected areas

Rando Ecrins and Biodiv'Ecrins: transferable tools behind the scenes

With the aim to make a vast amount of data available to naturalists, tourists and other interested users online (e.g. trails, information on and observations of species), the Ecrins national park has developed open source tools since 2012. This makes...(...)

Thumbs down for the “Adula Park”

Im «Parc Adula»: Laghetto dei Corti im Val Malvaglia, im Hintergrund der Adula (Rheinwaldhorn) The majority of the municipalities concerned voted this weekend against their participation in the new Adula National Park. Pro Natura regrets this negative vote and speaks of a wasted opportunity. However, the organisation is encouraged that broad support...(...)

News from the Alps

Julian Alps Ecoregion becomes Europe’s first transboundary park awarded with the European Charter for sustainable tourism certificate

Triglavski narodni park (SI) and Parco Naturale Prealpi Giulie (IT) in the Julian Alps are both founding members of ALPARC. Transboundary cooperation between the two parks dates back to 1996. In the following years common EU...(...)

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

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

Youth At the Top 2017! 11/07/2017

Youth At the Top 2018! 12/07/2018

Register for the 22nd Danilo Re Memorial and ALPARC General Assembly!

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