News from the network ALPARC

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

The network is 20

The network is 20
Alparc is celebrating its 20th birthday. Since 1995, the network has been opening doors for exchange, recognition and joint activities among the protected areas in the Alps. Staff members of protected areas have found each other across cultural, linguistic and legislative borders. Not only did they live in the same…
Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Youth at the Top!

Youth at the Top!
On 16th July 2015, groups of young people have arranged to meet in several Alpine protected Areas (APA) and natural sites throughout the Alps in order to share a physical, human, cultural and artistic collective experience in the mountains. This is a collective project originating from the “Mountain Environment Education…
  20 years already – the Alpine Network of Protected Areas, ALPARC, a longstanding partner of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region, celebrates this important anniversary this year. Our region is a founding member of the network and from the beginning has been heavily involved in the international exchanges connected to our…
Pilot Regions: a priority for the Platform “Ecological Network”
The alpine Pilot Regions for ecological connectivity stay among the working priorities of the Platform “Ecological Network” of the Alpine Convention. After the nomination of a new transboundary pilot region between Italy and Slovenia at the last Alpine Conference in November 2014 in Torino, the Platform “Ecological Network” of the…
Are You Ready to Accompany Young People to the Summit?
All over the Alps, people are disturbed by the lack of young people in the mountains, notably in summer. Are the mountains boring? Here, there and everywhere people are beginning to realise that our children and our young people are short of … nature. Has contact with nature become a…
Friday, 13 February 2015

General Assembly 2015

General Assembly 2015
The third ALPARC General Assembly was held on 23rd January 2015 in St. Jakob in Defereggental, in the Hohe Tauern National Park (Austria).  More than 50% of the Network’s members were present. The General Assembly validated the official reports of the president, treasurer and director for 2014 and the 2014-2015…
Friday, 13 February 2015

Results of the greenAlps Project

Results of the greenAlps Project
Download the final publications. From September 2013 to November 2014, ALPARC was the lead partner of the European greenAlps project, with the objective of examining the effectiveness of nature protection measures, from the European level to the level of individual communities, in order to encourage a change of governance so…
Published the brochure “20 editions of Memorial Danilo Re”
The special brochure “Compete to protect the Alps: 20 editions of Memorial Danilo Re”, (printed version, English only) has been published by ALPARC and the Danilo Re Steering Committee under the coordination of Martin Solar (ALPARC general Secretar). The brochure, which is a collection of photographs and testimonies, aims to…
Wednesday, 04 February 2015

20th Memorial Danilo Re: the results

20th Memorial Danilo Re: the results
The Hohe Tauern National Park hosted the 20th edition of the Memorial Danilo Re at St. Jakob in Deferenggental (Oss Tyrol –Austria) from 22th to 25th January 2015.The event is dedicated to Danilo Re a park ranger from the Province of Cuneo (Piemont, Italy) who met his death in the…
Register for the 2015 Danilo Re Memorial!
The 20th edition of the Danilo Re Memorial will take place from 22nd to 25th January 2015 in the Hohe Tauern National Park, in Defereggental, East Tyrol, Austria. This competition for park rangers and staff of the protected areas, which first took place in 1995, pays tribute to Danilo Re,…