News from the protected areas

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…
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…
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…
Global and Climate Change in Mountain Sites (GLOCHAMOST)
 GLOCHAMOST is the follow-up initiative of UNESCO-MAB to the GLOCHAMORE Project, which has been set up in 2003 and which was founded by the European Commission and sponsored by UNESCO-MAB in collaboration with the Mountain Research Initiative and the University of Vienna (Austria). Its aim is to implement selected key…
The Austrian national parks close ranks
 In the beginning of october 2011, the first general meeting of the newly founded association “Nationalpark Austria ” took place in the Austrian Thayatal National Park . This umbrella organisation of the Austrian national parks has set its priority in the development of the cooperation in-between the national parks. This…
Saturday, 10 December 2011

The Adamello Park

The Adamello Park
 The Adamello Park covers an area of about 510 square kilometres on the Lombard side of the Adamello massif and along the valleys that descend from it as far as the Oglio river in Valle Camonica in the Province of Brescia. The Park stands within the administrative areas of 19…
Culture in the Nationalpark Ecrins: archive and sound recordings
 The Ecrins National Park created, with the initiative of the Centre of Alpine Orality (General Council of Hautes-Alpes ), an archive of documentaries and sound creations, recorded mainly in the alpine massif. These archives, a contribution to memories of the territory, are available on the webpage “Pierres qui roulent ”.…