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The bearded vulture soars high in the Alps
On Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 November, the Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF) held its annual international meeting in the Mercantour National Park. Around 80 experts in the Bearded Vulture (or Lammergeier) descended on the Ubaye valley to exchange notes about the international re-introduction programme of this species. The meeting, actively…
Prealpi Giulie and the Triglav Parks recognized as official transboundary pilot region for ecological connectivity
ALPARC has been present at the XIII. Alpine Conference in Torino on 21st November 2014.   We are particularly proud that two of the alpine protected areas members of ALPARC, the Prealpi Giulie Nature Park (Italy) and the Triglav National Park (Slovenia),  have been recognized as official transboundary pilot region for…
Published an article of the ibex of the NP Gran Paradiso in the journal"Proceedings of the Royal Society B"
On November 12th the biological research journal "Proceedings of the Royal Society B" published an article of the ibex of the Gran Paradiso National Park. The research, conducted by the scientists of the National Park Gran Paradiso, the University of Pavia and the Zurich University, examines the genetically variability of the…
The Gran Paradiso National Park enters the IUCN “Green List”
There are now more than 210,000 protected areas in the world. Among these, 23 have been placed on the IUCN ( International Union for Conservation of Nature) Green List, the first worldwide certificate that recognises effectiveness and equity in the managing of Parks. Moreover, included in the Green List is…
Creating and Sharing during the Mountain Environment Education Workshop in Berchtesgaden
The 3rd “Mountain Environment Education in the Alpine Protected Areas” international Workshop was held from 21st to 23rd October 2014, jointly organised by ALPARC and REEMA (the French Network of Alpine Mountain Education) with the Berchtesgaden (D) National Park. Andrea Heiss and her team from the Environment Education department welcomed…
Save the date!The deadline for the competition “Fotografare il parco” is the 1st December 2014.
  One month left to enter the photography competition "Fotografare il Parco" . The copmetition is 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 Swaroski Optik Italia. Photographs,experts…
Register now for the Danilo Re Memorial 2015!
Registration is open for the 20th edition Danilo Re 2015 Memorial. The event  will take place from Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25th January 2015 in St. Jakob in Defereggental, in the Hohe Tauern National Park, Tyrol, Austria. For registration and further information  please visit the Danilo Re Memorial new website. …
Projection du  film «  Multivision pour les Alpes » le 13.10.2014 à Chambéry
Le Multivision pour les Alpes (http://www.multivision-alparc.org/), un voyage unique en son et en images à travers le monde fantastique de la nature alpine, sera projeté le lundi 13 octobre 2014 au Centre de Congrès « Le Manège » à Chambery. La projection commence à 20h30 et sera suivie d’une table…
A New UNESCO Dolomites World Heritage Permanent Exhibition in the Nature Park House in Toblach/South Tirol
In 2009 large parts of the Dolomites across 5 Provinces were recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Among the World Heritage objectives are sensitization and awareness building. With this in mind, the Nature Parks Office of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano has completed a new 250 m² permanent…
Our friends and colleagues of the Vanoise National Park (France) and the National Gran Paradiso Park (Italy), both neighbouring alpine protected areas, have been mourning the recent deaths of two of their rangers. Roselyne Anselmet died on 23rd August, following an accidental fall during a fauna census. A ranger in…