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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…
20 partners , representing about 60 protected areas from 6 Alpine States, will present all together on the European Day of Parks, the 24th of May 2012, the multivision show of the Alpine protected areas network ALPARC . With the duration of about 20 minutes, the multivision is addressed to…
Friday, 02 March 2012

The nature park Weißbach

The nature park Weißbach
 The nature park Weißbach is situated between Loferer, Leoganger and Reiter Steinbergen in the region of Salzburg (A) and is bounded to the nature reserve “Northern Kalkhochalpen” on the Salzburg side and to Bavaria by the national park and, respectively, by the biosphere reserve Berchtesgaden . In 2011, the XI…
Report on the accessibility of French national parks
 Since 2008, the French National Parks and the insurance company GMF are working together on a program to adapt the accessibility of the French national parks and taking into account the four different groups of disabled persons: physically, mental or visually handicapped and deaf-and-dump persons. This ambitious program today includes…
17 ° Memorial "Danilo Re" 2012: the results
It's already 17 years that rangers of protected areas from the Alps meet up every year to commemorate the death of one of their colleagues, Danilo Re, who died in service. This event represents an opportunity to exchange, to meet, to consider partnership projects... or just to feel "united": together…
Youth summit on climate issues in Entlebuch
 "My clime-mate" is an international exchange programme that is part of the dynAlp-climate project, which is focussed on climate issues. The programme is the brainchild of the "Alliance in Alps " network of local authorities and "Youth in Action ", which also fund the project. The programme brings together young…
Park branding and the protected areas
 Every protected area has an emblem (logo) which it uses to identify the documents, infrastructure and services that it provides. Third parties are often authorised to use the logo as part of the park brand. This serves to promote and endorse services and products provided by regional operators and producers…
Thursday, 05 January 2012

Two new editions from ALPARC

ALPARC invites you to discover or rediscover its latest publications. 1. The state of renewable energy in the parks This publication, conceived within the framework of a project in partnership with the Swiss Parks Network and funded by the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) , aims to improve…