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Thursday, 15 November 2012

Constitutive Assembly ALPARC

The Constitutive Assembly ALPARC will take place on 18th January 2013 during the Memorial Danilo Re in Pralognan-la-Vanoise/F     The Alpine network of protected areas, that means we all together, must continue to develop, to think future-oriented and to be even more powerful and assertive. For this we need…
2nd Meeting of the “Mountain Environmental Education” Working Group
 In the context of the ALPARC “Mountain Environmental Education” Working Group, Alpine Protected Areas (APA) Education project leaders met in Mallnitz in the Hohe Tauern National Park from 17th to 19th October 2012. This second international meeting was organised by ALPARC in partnership with the REEMA and the host park.…
2 young bearded vultures born in the Aosta Valley
It is a great reward for the National Park Gran Paradiso and the Region Valle d’Aosta, both very proud of their contribution to this fantastic reintroduction project of a particularly emblematic species of the alpine fauna.  After almost 100 years of efforts both the National Park Gran Paradiso and the…
 Article 10 of the Tourism Protocol of the Alpine Convention foresees “the creation of quiet zones were no touristic infrastructure shall be developed”. Mountain Wilderness France has started working on this topic and published in 2008 the first French study on this subject. This study offers an analysis of various…
Thursday, 04 October 2012

White Wilderness

White Wilderness
 With the upcoming snow the seasonal discussions on disturbance of wildlife by winter outdoor activities will raise again. The usual appeals and bidding for an adapted practice of these activities will only be successful if the background and reasons for them are known and understood. It is for that aim…
Facilitating and supporting the creation of new enterprises is acknowledged as an important activity to maintain and reinforce the economic vitality of a territory and its enterprises. The Regional Nature Park Chartreuse is therefore encouraging and supporting the transfer of enterprises and the creation of new activities. In partnership with…
Tuesday, 02 October 2012

The Mont Avic Nature Park

The Mont Avic Nature Park
 The Mont Avic nature park covers the area of approximately 5.800 hectares between the high alpine valleys of Champdepraz and Champorcher in the Italian region of Aosta Valley. Together with Gran Paradiso national park and Vanoise national park in France, it forms vast and one of the largest trans boundary…
 Une « nouvelle » convention pour la pratique de l'alpinisme, de l'escalade et du canyoning a été signée cet été dans le Parc national des Ecrins . Les « règles » que se donnent ses signataires restent dans l'esprit du partenariat engagé depuis plus de vingt ans dans les Écrins…
Tuesday, 02 October 2012

Nettoyons nos paysages montagnards

 Du 7 au 11 juillet 2012, le Parc national du Mercantour et Mountain Wilderness, association nationale de défense de la montagne, ont célébré dix ans de fructueuse collaboration sur les opérations « Installations Obsolètes ». A cette occasion, plus de six tonnes d'installations militaires et agricoles obsolètes ont été évacuées…
The scientific group dedicated to research in the Swiss parks has been commissioned by the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) to create a thematic catalogue. The catalogue covers themes pertaining to sustainable regional development, with a particular emphasis on comparative research in parks of national importance. This provides…