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A hunter “mistakes” a lynx for a fox in the Kalkalpen
The reintroduction of the lynx into Austria is being undermined. Recently the carcass of a dead lynx was found at a taxidermist’s and the Hunting Federation is opposed to any further introduction. Within the framework of lynx reintroduction in Austria, the adult male Juro had been captured in Switzerland to…
Winners of the international contest "Fotografare il Parco" announced
The winners of the 10th 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 National Park Vanoise in collaboration with Swarovski Optik Italia. Once…
Are You Ready to Accompany Young People to the Summit?
All over the Alps, people are disturbed by the lack of young people in the mountains, notably in summer. Are the mountains boring? Here, there and everywhere people are beginning to realise that our children and our young people are short of … nature. Has contact with nature become a…
Friday, 13 February 2015

General Assembly 2015

General Assembly 2015
The third ALPARC General Assembly was held on 23rd January 2015 in St. Jakob in Defereggental, in the Hohe Tauern National Park (Austria).  More than 50% of the Network’s members were present. The General Assembly validated the official reports of the president, treasurer and director for 2014 and the 2014-2015…
Friday, 13 February 2015

Results of the greenAlps Project

Results of the greenAlps Project
Download the final publications. From September 2013 to November 2014, ALPARC was the lead partner of the European greenAlps project, with the objective of examining the effectiveness of nature protection measures, from the European level to the level of individual communities, in order to encourage a change of governance so…
Published the brochure “20 editions of Memorial Danilo Re”
The special brochure “Compete to protect the Alps: 20 editions of Memorial Danilo Re”, (printed version, English only) has been published by ALPARC and the Danilo Re Steering Committee under the coordination of Martin Solar (ALPARC general Secretar). The brochure, which is a collection of photographs and testimonies, aims to…
Wednesday, 04 February 2015

20th Memorial Danilo Re: the results

20th Memorial Danilo Re: the results
The Hohe Tauern National Park hosted the 20th edition of the Memorial Danilo Re at St. Jakob in Deferenggental (Oss Tyrol –Austria) from 22th to 25th January 2015.The event is dedicated to Danilo Re a park ranger from the Province of Cuneo (Piemont, Italy) who met his death in the…
Tuesday, 03 February 2015

REEMA becomes EDUC'ALPES

REEMA becomes EDUC'ALPES
In January 2015, the REEMA, a French partner of ALPARC and a member of the working group Mountain Environmental Education in Alpine Protected Areas, changes its name and becomes EDUC'ALPES. This "Network for Alpine Mountain Education" leads since 10 years various thematic working groups at French Alps' level, among other…
Germany takes over the presidency of the Alpine Convention
As officially announced on December 17 2014, the Presidency of the Alpine Convention for the period 2015-2016 is held by Germany and implemented by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, with the slogan “The Alps – a symbol of European diversity”. The minister Barbara…
Register for the 2015 Danilo Re Memorial!
The 20th edition of the Danilo Re Memorial will take place from 22nd to 25th January 2015 in the Hohe Tauern National Park, in Defereggental, East Tyrol, Austria. This competition for park rangers and staff of the protected areas, which first took place in 1995, pays tribute to Danilo Re,…