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Multivision is available for you to use
 The "For the Alps" multivision is an ALPARC project undertaken in conjunction with 20 network partners. It was created by Alex Rowbotham (AGR Digital Media) and set to original music by Sandro di Stefano. The production contains over 400 original photographs, most of which were taken by staff from the…
ALPARC: a General Assembly dedicated to renewal
Around 50 people met on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 September 2012 at Poschiavo (CH) for the General Assembly of the ALPARC network, providing the opportunity for its president, Michael Vogel, to present the latest developments in the structure of the ALPARC network, and to initiate its transition towards a…
Present the results of the research in your protected area
 ALPARC is pleased to invite you to present your latest protected areas research at the next international Symposium for Research in Protected Areas, 10-12 June 2013. This event aims at providing researchers and staff of conservation organizations with an opportunity to exchange valuable information, new ideas as well as common…
The Alps as seen by the protagonists of sustainable development
 The Alpine Week 2012 was held from 5 to 8 September in the Valposchiavo in Switzerland. The theme chosen for this year was “Renewable Alps”. For the first time in the history of the Alpine convention, the Alpine conference, which brings together the Ministers of the signatory states, took place…
 The new International Steering Committee (ISC) was elected during the ALPARC General Assembly held on 7th September 2012 at Poschiavo in Switzerland. Michael Vogel, director of the Berchtesgaden National Park in Germany was re-elected to the chair of CPI until the next General Assembly which will mark the creation of…
Environmental education workshop 2012: register before the 30th September!
 It is still possible to register for the 2nd International Workshop “Mountain Environmental Education in Alpine protected areas” until the 30th of September and within the limit of available places. This workshop takes place the 17th,18th and 19th of October 2012 in the Hohe Tauern National Park in Mallnitz (Austria).…
Thursday, 30 August 2012

Who has not dreamed about flying?

Who has not dreamed about flying?
 They glide... a few wing beats, they slip between the trees to complete their flight on a hilltop. The birds. What do you think, how do birds feel when they see the Alps, drifting by under their wings during their migration in spring and autumn? Fly with us on your…
eco.mont – Journal on Protected Mountain Areas Research and Management
It is with great pride that we announce that eco.mont has just been admitted into the prestigious Thomson Index (Web of Science), with retroactive inclusion of all past issues (back to issue 1 in June 2009). The periodical was created by common accord between ALPARC , ISCAR (International scientific committee…
The natural regional Park Massif des Bauges
 The Massif des Bauges, natural regional park since 1995, covers between 250 and 2217m and an area of 856 km². The park is divided in the two departments Savoy (46 municipalities) and the Haute-Savoie (18 municipalities). The 64 municipalities in the Park hosts 70 000 inhabitants (in 2008) and are…
Alpine Park Karwendel – Austria’s largest natural parkin Karwendel
The Alpine Park Karwendel encompasses almost all of the Karwendel range. Extending over 727 km², the park is the largest protected area in the state of Tyrol and Austria's largest nature park. The area’s exceptional conservation value was recognised very early on. Tyrol’s oldest protected area first came into being…