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Destination Parks: Working towards a Common Vision of Alpine Park Tourism
ALPARC is currently carrying out the Destination Parks project, which aims to promote the exchange of Alpine park destinations on sustainable tourism and to develop a common positioning of these regions in Alpine tourism. In October and December, regional exchanges took place in three best practise regions: the Queyras Nature…
Fauna Suedtirol @ S.Hackhofer
About 80 hunters from the three regions Haute Savoie (France), Val d’Aosta (Italy) and Valais (Switzerland) met in Chamonix to share their experience about their respective hunting practices and to evaluate the impact of hunting on ecological connectivity in the transboundary area, which is one of the Working Regions of…
@ Mont Avic Video EMAS
Mont Avic Natural Park, as part of the 30th anniversary of its foundation, promoted a study day entitled "Management of protected areas and ecosystem services - interactions and synergies with EMAS" dedicated to analyzing the synergies between the planning tools of protected areas, ecosystem services and EMAS (Eco Management and…
A New Management Plan to Preserve Biodiversity within the next 10 years for the Queyras Natural Reserve
A new management plan for the preservation of the biodiversity in the Ristolas Mont Viso National Nature Reserve has been finalised. The Queyras Regional Nature Park, the managing authority of the Natural Reserve, has produced a massive 405 paged plan presenting a program based on 100 actions aiming to enhance…
@ ALPARC
The quiet off-season and welcoming Bavarian village of Balderschwang was the host of ALPARC’s latest Council meeting on April 12th and 13th 2019. The official launch of ALPARC’s new regional platform, ALPARC Centr’alps, was the main topic of the first session of the meeting. The new platform’s aim is to…
Thursday, 28 February 2019

Proceedings ForumAlpinum 2018 online

Proceedings ForumAlpinum 2018 online
Alpine Water - common good or source of conflicts? The proceedings of the FoumAlpinum 2018 and the 7th Water Conference of the Alpine Convention have been published online. The volume contains abstracts of all presentations and posters dealing with questions of water use in the Alpine region and foreseeable future…
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…
Insights on environmental education know-how in the nature park Rosalia Kogelberg in Burgenland
The partners of the Alpine Space project YOUrALPS met on February 14th and 15th in the Burgenland to learn from different practices, knowledge and techniques on environmental education.In the context of a project steering group meeting, the YOUrALPS partners from France, Germany, Italy and Slovenia had the possibility to gain…
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…
Disturbance of Wildlife in winter: awareness-raising initiatives are increasing in the Alps
Awareness-raising and communication actions on human-nature conflicts in nature and mountain sports are growing throughout the Alpine region. To support nature conservation and to reduce the disturbance of wildlife by winter sports, flyers, web pages, videos, events and meetings have been developed in several Alpine protected areas under the umbrella…