About EUSTAFOR

Our 30 members from 22 European countries are certified by FSC and/or PEFC, meaning that annual evaluations are made in order to verify that diverse criteria related to biodiversity as well as social and cultural values are met through their forest management practices.

Established in 2006 by Metsähallitus (Finland), Office National des Forets (France), Latvijas Vasts Mezi (Latvia) and Österreichische Bundesforste AG (Austria)

  • Currently 30 members from 22 European countries
  • Total land area managed ~ 49 million ha (~ 30% of EU forests)
  • Total forest area managed ~ 42 million ha (including French overseas departments)
  • Protected forests ~ 8,3 million ha
  • Protective forests ~ 6 million ha
  • Forests designated as Natura 2000 areas ~ 7,9 million ha
  • Annual increment ~ 200 million m3
  • Annual harvest ~ 120 million m3
  • Number of employees ~ 100 000

* as of 1 January 2016

For more information about EUSTAFOR please see also our brochure

Members

The Association currently has 30 members in 22 European countries.

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