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WeWild: ALPARC Develops Communication Tools for Eco-friendly Behaviour in Snow and Outdoor Sports
In the frame of the WeWild project, ALPARC aims at developing a joint Alps-wide communication strategy and several joint communication tools that will help reduce the impact of snow sports on wildlife in the Alps. ALPARC wants to gather protected areas as well as other key players and interested partners…
Human-Nature Conflicts and how to overcome them
ALPBIONET2030 proposes a first overview of mediation and mitigation strategies for mountain areas As a first result of the ALPBIONET2030 project, a report on the state of the art of current mitigation and mediation strategies in mountain areas is available. The study, led by Eurac Research, presents a collection of…
YOUrALPS Summer School – the starting shot for the development of the Alpine School Model
The YOUrALPS summer school carried the flag of empowering teachers and educators in order to start the test phase of pilot actions in the winter semester 2017/18. New pedagogical approaches, practical excursions and participatory activities provided inspiration and concrete instruments with regard to a first structure of an innovative school…
“Ecological Connectivity for a Green Economy in the Alps” International Forum, Immenstadt (D)
International Forum Immenstadt (D), 28 September 2017, 9.30am – 4pm (7pm) The conservation, restoration and creation of ecological connectivity are key elements in European and international nature protection policies. Stakeholders from numerous sectors are involved, adapting their daily activities or setting up particular measures to improve ecological connectivity. These activities…
Monday, 18 September 2017

Danilo Re Memorial 2018

Danilo Re Memorial 2018
The Berchtesgaden National Park will be hosting the 23rd Danilo Re Memorial in 2018! From January 25th to 28th 2018, the event will take place in the “Haus der Berge”, Berchtesgaden, Germany. What exactly is the Danilo Re Memorial?  It is an event which gathers the staff of the Alpine,…
Youth at the Top 2017 - The International Youth Event in the Alps
Hundreds of young people met across the Alps and the Carpathians, all engaging in a great adventure spending one day and one night in the mountains.   The third edition of “Youth at the Top” took place on July 11th and July 12th in six Alpine countries and three countries…
Alparc new President & Vice President elections
During the last ALPARC council meeting on June 29th-30th, Dr. Peter Oggier, Director of the Pfyn-Finges Nature Park was elected as the new Alparc president. He succeeds Dr. Michael Vogel, Director of the Berchtesgaden National Park who, is retiring after 14 years of Alparc presidency.  “I am looking forward to…
GaYA Workshop on youth participation: New report to be presented
The GaYA project aims to increase the quality of democratic processes in the Alpine space by enhancing the inclusion of young people. The first stage of the project focused on an analysis of the situation of participatory democracy and youth participation in the Alpine regions and municipalities. With the support…
The Wolf in the alpine cultural landscape – chances and challenges
The International Conference that took place on the 16th-18th of May in Sölk, Sölktäler Nature Park (Styria, Austria) on "The Wolf in the alpine cultural landscape – chances and challenges" has gathered about 100 of participants. There has been some interesting debate and the subject was actively discussed in the…
Youth at the Top, 3rd edition: Sharing an Experience in the Mountains, July 11th 2017
On July 11th 2017, several groups of young people will gather in different places all over the Alps and the Carpathians to share a collective experience in the mountains   Back to Nature in the Mountains When was the last time you watched the stars in an unpolluted sky, lying…