News from the network ALPARC

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…
YOUrALPS: Educating YOUTH for the ALPS. The project is launched
A shared observation: there is a lack of contact between young people and the Alps Worldwide, specialists diagnose a lack of contact from young people to their living space. Among Alpine youth, it leads also to the dying out of Alpine identity and mountain-related know-how. The young people of the…
22 Memorial Danilo Re: a winter’s tale
The 2017 edition of the international Memorial Danilo Re, the official games for Alpine protected area rangers and protected area staff, took place from January 26 to 28 in the Gesäuse National park in Styria (Austria). In fairy tale-like winter conditions, more than 150 participants from Austria, France, Germany, Italy,…
The YOUrALPS project has been recently approved in the frame of the 2nd call of the INTERREG Alpine Space Programme (2014- 2020).  The main aim of the project is to raise youth awareness on the entire Alpine natural and cultural heritage, by supporting youth environmental educational process via interconnected formal…
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 the Alps, mountain heritage and protected alpine areas! Measuring 240 x 150 cm…
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 by the launch of a working group within the ALPARC network…
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 coming from parks, politics, tourism and local development were rallied…