News from the network ALPARC

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…
Discover the multivision show during the summer season in the Alps
 After several premiere screenings of the multimedia show "For the Alps" , presented by the project partners throughout the European Day of Parks on 24 May 2012 in Berchtesgaden, Bled, Bohinj, Cevo, Chambéry, Domodossola, Embrun, Leuk, Matrei in Osttirol, Mojstrana, Mölln, Nice, Sondrio, St.Gallen/Steiermark, Trenta, Varzo, Vezza d'Oglio, Verbania… further…
Wednesday, 04 July 2012

Your testimonials!

Your testimonials!
 In our newsletter « Nr 40 – special edition: The future of ALPARC », we have launched a call for testimonials to gather your experiences, messages of support, arguments, memories, anecdotes… showing what the Alpine Network of Protected Areas can provide for the staff of national parks and nature reserves…
Since 2011 ALPARC’s postcard collection increased thanks to the creation of additional cards of the following protected areas: - the Alpine Park Karwendel , Austria - the 9 nature reserves in Haute-Savoie, managed by ASTERS in France- the Chartreuse Regional Nature Park , France In addition, we have dedicated a…
The multivision “for the Alps”: an original and unique audiovisual event
 ALPARC is pleased to present the multivision "for the Alps", an audiovisual production built around more than 400 photographs painstakingly selected from the 10,000 shots taken and shortlisted by park officers in nearly 60 protected areas. These areas are represented by 20 management bodies who are full partners in this…
The development of the alpine protected areas since the 20th century – a graphical animation
In the year 1914, the first Alpine national park was founded: the Suisse National Park . At the entrance of the valley Engadin, in the canton of Grisons, for almost 10 years the national park was the only protected area in the Alps. Then the National Park Gran Paradiso in…
20 partners , representing about 60 protected areas from 6 Alpine States, will present all together on the European Day of Parks, the 24th of May 2012, the multivision show of the Alpine protected areas network ALPARC . With the duration of about 20 minutes, the multivision is addressed to…