EUSTAFOR celebrated its 10th anniversary

EUSTAFOR celebrated its 10th Anniversary by organising several forestry events under a common title:
Managing European Forests Responsibly – for People, Climate and Nature”.
On 5th April 2016 the EUSTAFOR Conference and the Exhibition opening took place in the European Parliament in Brüssel. The Forest Exhibition was displayed from 5 – 7 April. On 6th April, EUSTAFOR and its Flemish member, Natuurinvest, invited for a Forest Excursion to the Sonian Forest in the surroundings of Brussels.

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Metsähallitus publishes its Annual Report and Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Metsähallitus has published its Annual Report 2015. As part of the report, Metsähallitus is issuing a Corporate Social Responsibility Report that provides an extensive review of our operations and their social effects from the viewpoint of ecological, cultural, social and financial responsibility. Despite a slight decline in operating profit, Metsähallitus was able to meet most of its targets in 2015. Forestry produces timber efficiently and responsibly on state-owned land for more than...

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European State Forests Boost the Bioeconomy

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Lasy Państwowe (Poland): Spruce bark beetle in the Białowieża Primeval Forest

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Managing European Forests Responsibly - for People, Climate and Nature

This week the European State Forest Association (EUSTAFOR) celebrated its 10th anniversary of cooperation among state forest organizations at European level with a conference, an exhibition, a forest food reception and a forest excursion under the common title “Managing European Forests Responsibly - for People, Climate and Nature.” The conference was organized in the European Parliament (EP) under the auspices of the three Chairs of the EP Committees which are the most relevant for the f...

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