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Tuesday, 06 February 2018

New issue of the journal eco.mont

New issue of the journal eco.mont
The new issue of the open-access journal eco.mont– Journal on Protected Mountain Areas Research and Management (January 2018) reflects on many aspects of protected areas like tourism, economic development and biodiversity and presents a review on private protected areas in Latin America.Take a look at the journal here. One article…
A new publication on the history of the Swiss National Park
The book “Erinnerungen an Pioniere des Schweizerischen Nationalparks - Memories of Pioneers of the Swiss National Park" is a contribution to the history of the Swiss National Park, in particular the research sector. Published in autumn 2017, it presents a collection of memories of the first researchers of the Park.…
The 23rd Danilo Re Memorial: an unforgettable event
The 23rd Memorial Danilo Re event took place at the Berchtesgaden National park from 25th to 28th January 2018, in the frame of the celebration of the park’s 40th anniversary. A combination of excellent weather conditions and outstanding involvement by the Berchtesgaden national park staff made this event unforgettable! Alpine…
“Fotografare il parco” international photo contest: and the winner is…
The winners of the 12th international competition “Fotografare il parco” have been announced. This contest was organized by the Stelvio National Park (IT), the Gran Paradiso National Park (IT), Abruzzo, Latinum and Molise National Park (IT) and by the French Vanoise National Park in collaboration with Swarovski Optik Italia. Once…
Tuesday, 06 February 2018

ALPARC 2018 General Assembly

ALPARC 2018 General Assembly
The ALPARC General Assembly was held in the Haus der Berge at the Berchtesgaden National Park in Bavaria on 26th January 2018 in the presence of the Ambassador and General Secretary of the Alpine Convention, Markus Reiterer, the German Focal Point Person of the Alpine Convention, Silvia Reppe and the…
Changes in management at the head of two National Parks in Austria and Italy
Two national parks have experienced major changes in their highest management unit : in the National park Gran Paradiso, Michele Ottino has already retired while the director of the National Park Kalkalpen Erich Mayrhofer will retire at the end of the year. Special thanks to Erich Mayrhofer – Director of…
Wednesday, 20 December 2017

1st EUSALP Annual Forum

1st EUSALP Annual Forum
The 1st EUSALP Annual Forum took place on 23-24 November 2017 in Munich. It included a large variety of events and workshops presenting mostly the first results from the Action Groups. Action Group 7 on ecological connectivity, in which ALPARC is actively involved, also presented its first results. ALPARC contributes…
“Sensible”: A New Documentary Film on Alpine Fauna
On Wednesday 9th December “Sensible”, the new documentary on Alpine fauna, was broadcast on French TV.We are immediately transported into the reality of Alpine protected areas with the interview of the co-filmmaker, Geoffrey Garcel, Ranger in a natural reserve in Haute-Savoie (ASTERS, FR), followed by other mountain actors.The film shows…
Wednesday, 20 December 2017

New territorial perspectives in the Alps

New territorial perspectives in the Alps
Territorial perspectives in the Alps are subject to change and constantly developing. Thus, the Ammergauer Alpen Region was given Nature Park status while in the Rätikon, the idea of a nature park has been further developed.A new nature park in GermanyIn August 2017 the “Ammergauer Alpen” Region was given “Nature…
Considering ecological connectivity in spatial planning documents
A challenging mission for the Ecological Network Platform of the Alpine Convention Members of the Ecological Network Platform of the Alpine Convention met in Valdieri in the Alpi Marittime Nature Park (I) at the beginning of November 2017. At the centre of the discussion was the work on the report…