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.

Managing sate forests responsibly - how do they do it in Latvia?

"Forests for People" is the new video prepared by the Latvian State Forests (LVM) to explain sustainable and multifunctional forest management for the benefit of people, climate and nature to a broad audience. You can watch it by clicking on the image below.  ...

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On 13 July 2017, the European Commission decided to refer Poland to the EU’s Court of Justice for increased logging in the Białowieża Forest. The Commission also requested the Court for interim measures compelling Poland to suspend their work immediately. EUSTAFOR’s Office in Brussels has observed an increasing interest in what is happening in the Bialowieża Forest. The summary below is based on the latest information about the current situation provided by the Polish State Forests (L...

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Welcome to the Forest Service of Catalonia!

EUSTAFOR welcomes the Forest Service of Catalonia as an Associate Member, first from Spain, as of 1 January 2018. The Executive Committee approved the application from Catalonia at its meeting on 12 June 2017 in Poiana Braşov. The Executive Director met with experts of the Forest Service of Catalonia during in the forest fire workshop organized by ONF on 26.27 April 2017 in Aix en Provence (link). Catalonia’s active participation in the the workshop, rich program and the relevance of the t...

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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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