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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…
Shall ALPARC get an Asian "brother"?
In preparation for the IUCN World Conservation Congress , which will be held this year in September in South Korea, ALPARC’s president and Berchtesgaden National Park’s director Michael Vogel was invited in late April to a work meeting by the Korean Society of Environment and Ecology, the South Korean Ministry…
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…
30 of April 2012: bear M13 were run over by a train The bear M13 survived the collision with the train of Rhätischen Bahn (RhB). By this incident, the GPS transmitter, the bear was equipped with, destroyed. 2nd of May: bear may be evidenced in Oberengadin Rangers of the national…
Thursday, 10 May 2012

Wilderness in Austria

Wilderness in Austria
Wilderness areas are almost virgin spaces, without any human touch.  To permit a transmission to the future generations of entirely intact natural spaces, we have to conserve them and, as far as possible, to restore areas of savage nature. In the frame of the partnership “together for biodiversity”, the Austrian…
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…
The Regional Nature Park Biosfera Val Müstair
The Regional Nature Park Val Müstair (Switzerland)  The Regional Nature Park Biosfera Val Müstair, UNESCO biosphere reserve since June 2010 (common with SNP) represents a sort natural of buffer zone for both of the old and important protected core zones of the National Parks Swiss and Stelvio/I. Since January 2011…
The Gruyère Pays d'Enhaut Regional Natural Park
 Located in the Swiss cantons of Vaud and Fribourg, stretching from the Vaud riviera (Montreux) to Bulle, from Gstaad to Gruyères, the Gruyère Pays d'Enhaut Regional Natural Park is an unspoiled rural area in the foothills of the Alps but has also been a popular tourist destination since the 19th…
Swiss-Italian cooperation in favor of ecological connectivity
Swiss-Italian cooperation in favor of ecological connectivity During the last Alpine Conference in March 2011 the Alpine Convention officially nominated 8 pilot regions for ecological connectivity in the Alps. One of these regions, the ecoregion Alpe Veglia ed Alpe Devero (Italy), has now been enlarged on both sides of the…