90 YEARS OF ABRUZZO NATIONAL PARK: AN HISTORICAL SYMPOSIUM
In 2012 Abruzzo National Park celebrates ninety years from its creation. It has been the first protected area in Italy alongside the Gran Paradiso National Park and one of the first in Europe.
The National Park Board has organized a symposium about the history of the Park that will be held in Pescasseroli from 18 to 20 may at the presence of searchers and personalities of some neighbouring countries.
CONFERENCE “NINETY YEARS OF THE ABRUZZO NATIONAL PARK”
Pescasseroli, 18 to 20 May 2012
Park Visitor Center
Friday 18 May
18.00 - 19.00
Opening remarks from the President of the Park
Presentation of Abruzzo National Park and a documentary film
Saturday 19 May
9.00 - 13.00
Guided tour of the protected area organized by the administration of Abruzzo National Park.
16.30 - 18.30
SESSION 1. THE BIRTH AND THE FIRST YEARS OF THE NATIONAL PARK
Chairman: Carlo Alberto Graziani (Siena University)
“The notables of the Alta Val di Sangro and their role in the genesis of the National Park”. Lorenzo Arnone Sipari (“Ecostoria”).
“The role of the Italian scientific community”. Franco Pedrotti (Camerino University).
“The National Park and the American experience”. James Sievert (Aesch, Switzerland).
“Faunal kowledges and policies at the origins of the National Park and in its first period”. Corradino Guacci (Fauna History Society “G. Altobello”).
18.30 - 19.00
Welcome by the president of Gran Paradiso National Park and documentary movie.
Sunday 20 May
9.30 - 10.30
SESSION 2. THE NATIONAL PARKS OF THE NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Chairman: Franco Pedrotti (Camerino University)
“The Swiss National Park and the internationalization of the environmental issues at the beginning of the XXth Century”. François Walter (Geneva University).
“Genesis of French national parks”. Henri Jaffeux (Ahpne, Paris).
11.00 - 13.30
SESSION 3. LONG TERM ASSESSMENTS
Chairman: Giuseppe Rossi (president of Abruzzo National Park)
“The local communities in the history of Abruzzo National Park”. Alberto D’Orazio (President of the Park Community)
“Environmental Law and Ethic: autonomy or fusion? The role of natural protected areas”. Gianluigi Ceruti
“Abruzzo National Park and the evolution of the protected area idea in Italy”. Carlo Alberto Graziani (Siena University)
“Abruzzo National Park and nature protection in Italy: the recurrences of a centrality”. Luigi Piccioni (Calabria University).
Discussion and conclusions.
Dipartimento di Economia e Statistica
Università della Calabria
Arcavacata di Rende - Italy Email: email@example.com
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