News from the network ALPARC

GreenConnect project: highlighting possible socio-economic effects of activities fostering ecological connectivity
A sunny day somewhere in the Swiss Engadin valley. Cries and laughter come from a group of usually stressed managers in a medium-sized Swiss company handling unusual tools for them: motor saws, brush cutters, and forks. The group is participating in a “nature day” event, a team building session where…
GaYA project: promoting youth participation for the future of Alpine areas
Young people (14-25 years old) tend to leave peripheral Alpine regions due to the lack of personal and professional fulfilment, in particular regarding education and job opportunities as well as social integration. The majority of decision- and policy-makers lack awareness of the needs of young people as well as tools…
Conference "The Wolf in the alpine cultural landscape" - Registration open
We are pleased to announce that the registration is now open for the international Conference and Exhibition: "The Wolf in the Alpine cultural landscape -  chances and challenges".  The conference will take place from the 16th to the 18th of May 2017 in Sölk, Sölktäler Nature Park (Styria – Austria).…
Joint communication of Alpine protected areas for wildlife disturbance in winter: first WeWild workshop held in Vorarlberg
The first workshop of the WeWild project took place in Vorarlberg (Austria) last week, on March 23rd and 24th 2017. Attended by 18 participants from six countries, it offered two intense and productive days of exchange and brain-storming. The aim was to exchange on experiences of information and communication campaigns…
Tuesday, 21 February 2017

"Youth at the Top"… with you?

"Youth at the Top"… with you?
Take part in the 3rd edition on 11th July 2017! Putting young people back in contact with mountains and the Alps The prior aim of the project is to make mountains accessible to all and the youngsters come from the local valleys or from cities.For them, it’s the opportunity to…
The Association „Alpine Town of the Year“ is looking for an external consultant to implement its communication activities in the frame of the Interreg Alpine Space Project GaYA. If you are interested in submitting an offer, and wish to receive more information, please contact claire.simon@alpenstaedte.org by February 20th.
International Conference and Exhibition in the Sölktäler Nature Park (Styria/Austria)
Save the date! „The Wolf in the alpine cultural landscape – chances and challenges” („Der Wolf in der alpinen Kulturlandschaft – Chancen und Herausforderungen“)16 – 18 May 2017 in Sölk, Sölktäler Nature Park (Styria – Austria)16th of May - Exhibition “The comeback of the wolf” in the castle of Großsölk17th…
The pedagogical tool “ The Alps in my backpack” is available !
"The Alps in my backpack” a multifunctional pedagogical tool for activities linked to the Alps, mountain heritage and protected alpine areas is available for you!  “The Alps in my backpack” is a big sheet, measuring 240 x 150 cm and printed on a durable fabric. It shows the map of…
Wednesday, 01 February 2017

Alparc General Assembly 2017

Alparc General Assembly 2017
The fifth General Assembly was held on January 27 2017 in Admont, traditionally within the context of the yearly Memorial Danilo Re (22nd edition) which took place in the Gesäuse National park (AT). The Memorial and General Assembly coincided with the 15th anniversary of the Gesäuse national park and with…
WeWild: a joint communication strategy for the protected areas of the Alps
During our international workshop “Wildlife and winter sport activities” in the Bauges regional nature park in March 2016, the participants have expressed a strong wish to elaborate a common communication strategy. In the frame of the project WeWild - We respect Alpine wildlife -, ALPARC aims at developing – for…