News from the network ALPARC

“Ecological Connectivity for a Green Economy in the Alps” International Forum, Immenstadt (D)
International Forum Immenstadt (D), 28 September 2017, 9.30am – 4pm (7pm) The conservation, restoration and creation of ecological connectivity are key elements in European and international nature protection policies. Stakeholders from numerous sectors are involved, adapting their daily activities or setting up particular measures to improve ecological connectivity. These activities…
Monday, 18 September 2017

Danilo Re Memorial 2018

Danilo Re Memorial 2018
The Berchtesgaden National Park will be hosting the 23rd Danilo Re Memorial in 2018! From January 25th to 28th 2018, the event will take place in the “Haus der Berge”, Berchtesgaden, Germany. What exactly is the Danilo Re Memorial?  It is an event which gathers the staff of the Alpine,…
Youth at the Top 2017 - The International Youth Event in the Alps
Hundreds of young people met across the Alps and the Carpathians, all engaging in a great adventure spending one day and one night in the mountains.   The third edition of “Youth at the Top” took place on July 11th and July 12th in six Alpine countries and three countries…
Alparc new President & Vice President elections
During the last ALPARC council meeting on June 29th-30th, Dr. Peter Oggier, Director of the Pfyn-Finges Nature Park was elected as the new Alparc president. He succeeds Dr. Michael Vogel, Director of the Berchtesgaden National Park who, is retiring after 14 years of Alparc presidency.  “I am looking forward to…
GaYA Workshop on youth participation: New report to be presented
The GaYA project aims to increase the quality of democratic processes in the Alpine space by enhancing the inclusion of young people. The first stage of the project focused on an analysis of the situation of participatory democracy and youth participation in the Alpine regions and municipalities. With the support…
The Wolf in the alpine cultural landscape – chances and challenges
The International Conference that took place on the 16th-18th of May in Sölk, Sölktäler Nature Park (Styria, Austria) on "The Wolf in the alpine cultural landscape – chances and challenges" has gathered about 100 of participants. There has been some interesting debate and the subject was actively discussed in the…
Youth at the Top, 3rd edition: Sharing an Experience in the Mountains, July 11th 2017
On July 11th 2017, several groups of young people will gather in different places all over the Alps and the Carpathians to share a collective experience in the mountains   Back to Nature in the Mountains When was the last time you watched the stars in an unpolluted sky, lying…
YOUrALPS project – first steps to improve Mountain-Oriented Education in the Alps
It’s a full-time job for the 12 project partners of the Interreg Alpine Space Project YOUrALPS – Educating youth for the Alps: (re)connecting Youth and Mountain heritage for an inspiring future in the Alps. (2016- 2019). Since the official launch of the project, which took place during the Kick-off Meeting…
WeWild project: Designing a joint Alps-wide initiative for eco-friendly behaviour in snow and outdoor sports
The WeWild project (2016-2018) got well under way with the first workshop which was organised in Vorarlberg in March 2017. 16 stakeholders from six Alpine countries attended the two-day event, thereby underlining the interest in a common, Alpine-wide communication strategy regarding the behaviour of snow sports participants.The fruitful workshop discussions…
The ALPBIONET2030 project brings connectivity one step further – in the Alps and the surrounding territories
The beginning of the year was composed of numerous meetings for the ALPBIONET2030 project partners: a partners’ meeting in the Kalkalpen National Park, one of the project working regions, bi- or plurilateral meetings to coordinate the work of the individual Work Packages and an experts’ workshop to define the guideline…