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Thursday, 04 October 2012

White Wilderness

White Wilderness
 With the upcoming snow the seasonal discussions on disturbance of wildlife by winter outdoor activities will raise again. The usual appeals and bidding for an adapted practice of these activities will only be successful if the background and reasons for them are known and understood. It is for that aim…
Facilitating and supporting the creation of new enterprises is acknowledged as an important activity to maintain and reinforce the economic vitality of a territory and its enterprises. The Regional Nature Park Chartreuse is therefore encouraging and supporting the transfer of enterprises and the creation of new activities. In partnership with…
 Une « nouvelle » convention pour la pratique de l'alpinisme, de l'escalade et du canyoning a été signée cet été dans le Parc national des Ecrins . Les « règles » que se donnent ses signataires restent dans l'esprit du partenariat engagé depuis plus de vingt ans dans les Écrins…
Tuesday, 02 October 2012

Nettoyons nos paysages montagnards

 Du 7 au 11 juillet 2012, le Parc national du Mercantour et Mountain Wilderness, association nationale de défense de la montagne, ont célébré dix ans de fructueuse collaboration sur les opérations « Installations Obsolètes ». A cette occasion, plus de six tonnes d'installations militaires et agricoles obsolètes ont été évacuées…
The scientific group dedicated to research in the Swiss parks has been commissioned by the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) to create a thematic catalogue. The catalogue covers themes pertaining to sustainable regional development, with a particular emphasis on comparative research in parks of national importance. This provides…
Tuesday, 02 October 2012

The Mont Avic Nature Park

The Mont Avic Nature Park
 The Mont Avic nature park covers the area of approximately 5.800 hectares between the high alpine valleys of Champdepraz and Champorcher in the Italian region of Aosta Valley. Together with Gran Paradiso national park and Vanoise national park in France, it forms vast and one of the largest trans boundary…
 The Chapter "Evaluating Management Effectiveness of National Parks as a Contribution to Good Governance and Social Learning" is available online at this link (or see below). About the authors: Michael Getzner Center of Public Finance and Infrastructure Policy,Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria Michael JungmeierECO Institute of Ecology, Klagenfurt, Austria…
We are pleased to provide you here a first list of events organized or co-organized by ALPARC and important dates to remember in 2012. 12-15 January 17° Memorial Danilo Re – Adamello Park (I) 1-2 March ALPARC International Steering Committee – Monaco (MC) 4 September General Assembly of ALPARC –…
Multivision is available for you to use
 The "For the Alps" multivision is an ALPARC project undertaken in conjunction with 20 network partners. It was created by Alex Rowbotham (AGR Digital Media) and set to original music by Sandro di Stefano. The production contains over 400 original photographs, most of which were taken by staff from the…
ALPARC: a General Assembly dedicated to renewal
Around 50 people met on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 September 2012 at Poschiavo (CH) for the General Assembly of the ALPARC network, providing the opportunity for its president, Michael Vogel, to present the latest developments in the structure of the ALPARC network, and to initiate its transition towards a…