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Danilo Re Memorial 2015: new Internet site and Facebook page
The 20th edition of the Danilo Re Memorial will take place from Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25th January 2015 in St. Jakob in Defereggental, in the Hohe Tauern National Park, Tyrol, Austria, as officially announced by Ingrid Felipe, the Vice-President of the Land of Tyrol, on 17 March 2014 in…
greenAlps facing regional and European biodiversity standards for the Alps
The two year greenAlps project (2013-2014), financed by the EU Alpine Space programme enters at the final phase.The analysis of the results from former Alpine Space projects linked to the topic of biodiversity, a review of European environmental policies, interviews with stakeholders in the pilot areas and during international workshops…
Next year, ALPARC will already be celebrating 20 years of existence. Founded in 1995 by France and its Alpine regions, the Alpine Network of Protected Areas has become one of the most concrete and recognized tools of the Alpine Convention. Since the setting up of the network in 1995 and…
Register now for the next working group meeting “Mountain environmental education“
The next meeting of the ALPARC working group “Mountain environmental education”  will take place on  21st and 22nd October 2014  at the brand new visitors center (Haus der Berge) of the Berchtesgaden National Park in the Bavarian Alps. Are you dealing with education topics in your protected area? Are you…
Berchtesgaden "House of the mountains" in 3rd place at the Museum Prize "Micheletti Award"
At the international Museum "Micheletti Award" a great success was reached for the new National Park Centre less than a year after its opening: 3rd place for the "Haus der Berge"! Its boss Ulrich Brendel (r.) received the award at the Riverside Museum in Glasgow / Scotland by the chairman…
Welterbe-Woche 2014 «Natur als Inspiration»
Das UNESCO-Welterbe Schweizer Alpen Jungfrau-Aletsch hat bereits ab dem 18. Jahrhundert die Menschen in der Region und Gäste aus aller Welt inspiriert. Mit der Welterbe-Woche vom 30. September bis 04. Oktober 2014 wollen wir die Schönheit der Natur und deren Einfluss auf die Menschheit in den Fokus stellen. Bei vier…
Roselyne Anselmet died Saturday 23th of August falling from a rock during her work on the fauna census.  Since 1982, Roselyne  was a ranger of the Vanoise National Park (France) and she used  to work in the village of Bonneval-sur-Arc. Roselyne has been one of the first women taking part…
Participate in the photo-contest of the Alpine Convention dedicated to climate change in the Alps!
“CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE ALPS – impacts, strategies and people’s initiatives”    Witness the effects of climatic changes in the Alps, demonstrate your personal concern, illustrate the response strategies implemented in your region, or take it with humor and win prizes!   Participate in the 2014 edition of the Photo-contest…
Two new visitor centres  have just opened their doors : the entirely renovated Maison du Parc national des Ecrins (FR) in Vallouise,   and the Champorcher  Visitor Centre in the   Mont Avic  Nature Park (IT). The new Champorcher Visitor Centre in the Mont Avic Nature Park (Italy)This new visitor centre was…