SCNAT and its network are committed to a sustainable science and society. They support policy-making, administration and business with expert knowledge and actively participate in public discourse. They strengthen the exchange across scientific disciplines and promote early career academics.

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Cratschla, the magazine of the Swiss National Park, is issued twice a year. It provides information about important developments in Switzerland’s largest nature reserve.

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Cratschla is a joint information platform of the Federal National Park Commission and the Research Commission of the Swiss National Park (FoK-SNP). Cratschla’s target audience are visitors to the National Park and people and institutions generally interested in the National Park.


- provides up-to-date information about the National Park (in Geman only)
- documents development processes in the park
- presents the nature found in the park in all its diversity
- illustrates the park objectives and the tasks of park management
- presents the results of current or completed research projects for a general audience
- tackles current nature conservation issues
- draws attention to occurrences and development processes in the surrounding regions

A subscription to Cratschla costs CHF 24.- per year.

Further information
Issues older than 2 years are available for download.

Standard identifier: 1021-9706


  • Ecology
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Information management
  • Nature parks
  • Science & the public


Swiss National Park
Besucherzentrum SNP
7530 Zernez