The European State Forest Association

EUSTAFOR represents state forest companies, enterprises and agencies that have sustainable forest management and sustainable wood production as major concerns.

The European Forestry House Celebrates 10 Years of Existence

A summer reception was held at the European Forestry House to mark its 10-year anniversary. A decade after a branch-cutting inauguration ceremony was held in the presence of Mariann Fischer Boel, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, the initial pioneers Natalie Hufnagl -Jovy and Birt Schmetjen (both from CEPF) and Erik Kosenkranius (EUSTAFOR), returned to the European Forestry House to remind those present of the reasons that led to its founding: The need to establish ...

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The forest sector has a vast potential to provide climate benefits - Press Breakfast at the European Forestry House

The positive impact and potential of sustainable forestry in climate and energy policies should be better recognized, claimed forestry experts at a press breakfast organized at the European Forestry House on 12 July 2017, the day after the European Parliament’s Environmental Committee (ENVI) voted on the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from the Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF) sector post-2020. The ENVI vote brings new obstacles rather than taking adv...

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Watch Ospray Nesting Online

The first time ever in Poland, the Polish State Forests have launched a live stream from the osprey nest. The Lipka Forest District of State Forests takes care of one of the few ospreys’ nests in Poland. A pair of those extremely rare species (only about 30 pairs in the whole country) has been nesting for many years on one of the artificial platforms. A few years ago ospreys moved their nest from a tree to an electricity pylon. During restoration from winter damage a camera was installed ne...

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LULUCF: Forestry, paper and agri-sectors team up in favor of a dynamic forest reference level

EUSTAFOR, CEI-Bois, CEPF, CEPI and Copa and Cogeca joint press release - 11.7.2017 The ENVI Committee of the European Parliament today adopted the draft report of the Committee’s Rapporteur, MEP Norbert Lins, on the regulation of Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF). The policy is of utmost importance for the forest and agricultural sectors as it defines the climate benefits of forest management and the use of wood. A key element of the regulation is how to account for emissio...

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