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Alpine Lakes Network



Lead Partner

Region Rhone-Alpes

Lead Partner Country


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11/2004 - 01/2008

Date of Approval


Approx. Total Budget in €

2.647.382 €

ERDF in €

1.368.161 €

Project Summary

The network aims at: - a better ecological condition of alpine lakes, according to the Water Framework Directive; - to promote a sustainable development of lakeside mainly based on ecotourism; - to pool, to exchange, to develop and to promote all kind of sustainable development practices in alpine lakes and lakeside. These objectives can be achieved with a participative approach aimed to improve the knowledge and to spread sustainable development practices for all topics

Project Objectives

The creation and maintenance of a network that links a large number of “lake’s managers” can carry out an improvement of knowledge in the field of lake and lakeside management and, moreover, can lead to a better implementation of sustainable development practices. The main tasks of the network’s activities are: - increase and broadcast knowledge (regarding water quality and ecosystem, natural heritage) of lake environment, also to the public; - improve the management of lakes and lakeside, to increase the environment protection and the landscape quality.

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EU Project Partners

Arpa Piemonte (Italy)
Comité regional du tourisme Rhone-Alpes (France)
Distretto turistico dei laghi s.c.r.l. (Italy)
Nationalni Institut za Biologijo (Slovenia)
Provincia Autonoma di Trento (Italy)
Provincia di Belluno (Italy)
Regione Lombardia, D.G. Servizi di pubblica utilità, U.O. Risorse Idriche - Irealp, Istituto di Ricerca per l’Ecologia e l’Economia Applicate alle Aree Alpine (Italy)
Regione Veneto - Direzione Turismo (Italy)

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