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Thursday, 28 February 2019

Take part in the Avic30photocontest

Take part in the Avic30photocontest
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Mont Avic Nature Park, the park organizes an international competition of nature photography called "avic30photocontest".The competition is dedicated to the Alpine nature and aims to promote through photography the knowledge of the Alpine environment and awareness of the value of its protection. The…
The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region received a sustainable development award
On Thursday 21 February, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region was awarded with the “2018 Marianne d'or “ for sustainable development. The award was handed over to Etienne Blanc, Senior Vice-President of the Region, and Eric Fournier, Vice-President in charge of Environment and Sustainable Development, Energy and Regional Natural Parks. This prize recognizes…
Philippe Traub, an entire life dedicated to the parks
We learned with great sadness of the death of Phillipe Traub, former director of the Parc national des Écrins, due to illness.Philippe Traub has spent most of his career in national parks: Deputy Director of the Cévennes National Park from 1979 to 1990, Director of the Ecrins National Park from…
Philippe Traub, an entire life dedicated to the parks
We learned with great sadness of the death of Phillipe Traub, former director of the Parc national des Écrins, due to illness.Philippe Traub has spent most of his career in national parks: Deputy Director of the Cévennes National Park from 1979 to 1990, Director of the Ecrins National Park from…
5th Workshop on Mountain-Oriented Education in Alpine Protected Areas
Camping for three days and two nights in the Gesäuse National Park. Experiencing a night in a bivouac or refuge, watching the chamois and discovering your own territory in the Massif des Bauges Regional Natural Park. Feeling and touching the mountain environment through the land art in the Écrins National…
A new Director for the Swiss National Park
The Federal National Park Commission has appointed Ruedi Haller as the new director of the Swiss National Park. On 1 October 2019, he will succeed Prof. Heinrich Haller who wishes to retire. The Director is responsible for the operational management of the Swiss National Park. He heads the Park and…
YOUrALPS Infodays in Germany, France and Italy - Scientific Evidence on Mountain-Oriented Education Gaining Increasing Attention at the International Level
The YOUrALPS infodays series mark an important chapter in the Interreg Alpine Space project: scientific findings with surprising output on mountain-oriented education were presented to political stakeholders and other interested actors.The Berchtesgaden National Park was the first in line and organised a two-day conference on education for sustainable development and…
OUrALPS an International Network of Mountain-oriented Education in the Alps
Educators, teachers, researchers and organizations in the field of education you are all invited to network via the new OurAlps web platform. An interactive map, information on events and news as well as the exchange of educational materials, photos and videos allow all interested people to get involved and contact…
Thursday, 20 December 2018

More Youth Participation in the Alps!

More Youth Participation in the Alps!
This appeal went to the politicians of the Alpine countries at the final conference of the GaYA project in Chambéry/F. The extent to which the topic gets people moving was shown by the participation of numerous young people and representatives from politics and society throughout the Alps. Actively promote a…
Connected – or not connected? That’s the question!
You know about Ecological Connectivity, Fragmentation and Habitats? Well then, take up the challenge and test your knowledge in our picture quiz!At this moment, a picture quiz is running to bring the topic of Ecological Connectivity closer to a wider public. In this perspective the project partners of the ALPBIONET2030…