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Navigating the changing climate: a new study on how practitioners tackle adapting forests to climate change
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Navigating the changing climate: a new study on how practitioners tackle adapting forests to climate change

The forest cover is ever more under pressure, a changing climate and loss of biodiversity are two ongoing crises that increasingly threaten our forests. More frequent and more intense natural disturbances, such as storms, wildfires and drought, hamper the ability of forests to deliver the wide range of ecosystem services demanded by society. To tackle...

Teagasc Forestry Development Department (FDD) organises 6 “marteloscope” workshops in Oak Park forest
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Teagasc Forestry Development Department (FDD) organises 6 “marteloscope” workshops in Oak Park forest

Teagasc Forestry Development Department (FDD) continues its innovative “outdoor classroom” forestry training programme with 6 busy “marteloscope” workshops in Oak Park forest. During April and May this year Teagasc FDD organised a series of workshops in the outdoor training facility installed in the forests of Teagasc Oak Park, Carlow. The workshops drew significant interest and...

Improving forest resilience and enhancing biodiversity in European Forests:  findings, experiences, and prospects
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Improving forest resilience and enhancing biodiversity in European Forests: findings, experiences, and prospects

For two days, on June 28-29, over 50 marteloscope managers, researchers, and further forestry experts from more than 12 European countries participated in a workshop in Bonn to discuss technical, practical, learning, training, and research issues related to the conservation of microhabitats and biodiversity at marteloscope-monitored sites all over Europe. The first day of the...

“During our Integrate-Chairmanship, we reflected upon our own integrative forest management approach”
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“During our Integrate-Chairmanship, we reflected upon our own integrative forest management approach”

From October 2020 to October 2021, Switzerland was Chair of the European Integrate Network, with Christoph Dürr representing Switzerland in his role as a Chairmen. With his broad experience in international negotiations, his constant inputs and his dedication to the Networks’ objectives, Christoph significantly contributed to keeping the Network members engaged during this difficult year....

“Monte de Valsaín” Marteloscope: challenges and opportunities within the Integrate Network.
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“Monte de Valsaín” Marteloscope: challenges and opportunities within the Integrate Network.

Since the First National Meeting of the Integrate Network in Spain (more details here), Spanish partners of the Network have been working in the development of the booklet of the “Monte de Valsaín” Marteloscope (to be published soon). This process has led to engaging discussions about many topics, from the main challenges related to forest...

Integrate Network Communications Workshop on June 24: “Engaging with Media”
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Integrate Network Communications Workshop on June 24: “Engaging with Media”

In our second Integrate Communications Workshop, we will focus on “Engaging with Media”. Together with science and environmental journalists, we will learn how media mechanisms work and what they are seeking to hear from policymakers, practitioners and researchers. Jointly, we will also discuss the language to use when communicating with media, and how you can...