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Thursday, 22 December 2016

The Alps in my backpack, a new all-terrain activity aid In the headlines

The Alps in my backpack, a new all-terrain activity aid
Picnic tablecloth, blanket for a siesta, parasol, umbrella, windscreen...? The “The Alps in my backpack” tool is certainly multifunctional, but it is above all an all-terrain educational aid to put in your rucksack for activities linked to the Alps, mountain heritage and protected alpine areas! Measuring 240 x 150 cm…
ALPARC and parks regional development: closing of InnovAlps project and new perspectives
In the frame of InnovAlps project and during this last year and a half, ALPARC has been committed in parks regional development in the Alps. During on-sites visits and workshops in three pilot regions, skills and experiences of local actors coming from parks, politics, tourism and local development were rallied…
Wednesday, 21 December 2016

ALPBIONET2030 – project launch In the headlines

ALPBIONET2030 – project launch
ALPBIONET2030 project will enable ALPARC and the 14 other partners to refine the work already achieved on alpine ecological connectivity in these past years. The project objectives include the drawing up of strategic areas maps in and around the Alpine region (Strategic Alpine Connectivity Areas – SACA), the development of…
Mountain Environmental Education: Feedback on Some Very Successful Meetings
Take about thirty people in charge of mountain environment education in the Alpine protected areas and draw them deep into an Alpine valley for 3 days, at an altitude of 1,800 m, in a refuge with neither Internet connection nor telephone network. Once there, encourage them to exchange and collaborate…
Tuesday, 08 November 2016

New publication on ecological connectivity in the Alps In the headlines

New publication on ecological connectivity in the Alps
The publication “Alpine Nature 2030 - Creating [ecological] connectivity for generations to come” edited in October 2016 gives an overview about twelve years’ experience on ecological connectivity in the Alps and offers interesting perspectives for the evolutions of the upcoming years. Numerous experts and scientists have contributed to this publication.…
The YOUrALPS project has been recently approved in the frame of the 2nd call of the INTERREG Alpine Space Programme (2014- 2020).  The main aim of the project is to raise youth awareness on the entire Alpine natural and cultural heritage, by supporting youth environmental educational process via interconnected formal…
Julian Alps Ecoregion becomes Europe’s first transboundary park awarded with the European Charter for sustainable tourism certificate
Triglavski narodni park (SI) and Parco Naturale Prealpi Giulie (IT) in the Julian Alps are both founding members of ALPARC. Transboundary cooperation between the two parks dates back to 1996. In the following years common EU projects reinforced the partnership and in 2009, the transboundary Julian Alps Ecoregion, which also…
Rando Ecrins and Biodiv'Ecrins: transferable tools behind the scenes
With the aim to make a vast amount of data available to naturalists, tourists and other interested users online (e.g. trails, information on and observations of species), the Ecrins national park has developed open source tools since 2012. This makes them available to other protected areas. Why not also to…
Disturbance of wildlife in winter: developing increased awareness among outdoor sports practitioners in the Alps
Following an international seminar held in March 2016, the operational unit of ALPARC has been coordinating the drafting of a common strategy and awareness-raising tools to reduce impact on wildlife in the Alps. The year 2016 has been marked by the launch of a working group within the ALPARC network…
Thursday, 22 December 2016

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Call for tender - Project management support for INTERREG Alpine Space project YOUrALPS  The YOUrALPS project has been recently approved in the frame of the 2nd call of the INTERREG Alpine Space Programme (2014- 2020).  The main aim of the project is to raise youth awareness on the entire Alpine…