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Integrate at the International Green Week Berlin
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Integrate at the International Green Week Berlin

The Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) together with the Integrate Secretariat planned and realized their booth on integrated forest management at the International Green Week (IGW), which took place 20-29 January 2023 in Berlin. The booth was part of the subject area on biodiversity, one of four subject areas presenting the Ministry’s political...

Young students learn how to integrate biodiversity conservation into multifunctional forest management
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Young students learn how to integrate biodiversity conservation into multifunctional forest management

By Giovanni Santopuoli. This was the topic of the event organized by a team of early researchers from University of Molise leading by Giovanni Santopuoli in occasion of the National Trees Day (21st November 2022). The event was realised, in cooperation with the Reparto Carabinieri Biodiversità of Isernia, within the new Marteloscope located at Collemeluccio...

8th Annual Integrate Network Meeting: Looking for common approaches for multifunctional forests in Europe
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8th Annual Integrate Network Meeting: Looking for common approaches for multifunctional forests in Europe

A great asset of an European-wide network, such as the Integrate Network, is to regularly meet and exchange with many interesting colleagues from across Europe on a wide range of highly relevant forest-related topics and issues! Especially rewarding is to visit Integrate Network members in their home countries and get in-depth insight to forests, their...

Establishing a dialogue between forest management and nature conservation in Central Bohemia
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Establishing a dialogue between forest management and nature conservation in Central Bohemia

On the 9th of September, the Czech state forest enterprise Lesy České Republiky (LČR) organized a joint meeting with colleagues from Germany’s Sachsenforst state forests at the Křivoklát forest, in Central Bohemia. At the Marteloscope Křivoklát area, foresters from Saxony got to know the integrated approach to forest management of the Křivoklát area. The training...

Why should we all learn to think like foresters
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Why should we all learn to think like foresters

Interview with Lisa Hafer, WaldHaus Freiburg, on the role of forest education Forestry isn’t a topic usually taught in schools, and despite its relevance to climate change mitigation and adaptation, the dilemmas of a forester might sometimes seem too intricate and technical to explain to a general audience. In Germany, however, since Education for Sustainable...

Commitments towards Sustainable Forest Management
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Commitments towards Sustainable Forest Management

On the occasion of the International Day of Forests, Members of the Integrate Network shared their commitments, strategies and management approaches towards Sustainable Forest Management and their use of resources. The statements were posted on social media and highlight the impressive work done by the Integrate Members. They reflect upon the potential and success of...

Upcoming event-Are climate change adaptation, mitigation and biodiversity conservation in European forests two sides of the same coin?
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Upcoming event-Are climate change adaptation, mitigation and biodiversity conservation in European forests two sides of the same coin?

With this virtual event, we follow up on our webinar on the EU Forest Strategy on September 22nd, 2021, where we discussed the pathways for action for strengthening the important role of forests in achieving Europe’s biodiversity, ecosystem services, and climate change targets. Questions to be addressed in this webinar are: How are climate change adaptation...

Friends or foes? Managing bark beetles in the 21st century
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Friends or foes? Managing bark beetles in the 21st century

Outbreaks of bark beetles have devastated vast swaths of forests across Europe, flooding media headlines and concerning forest owners, managers, policy-makers, and the public. The outbreaks affected many countries such as Czech Republic, Poland, Austria, Germany, Sweden, or France and challenged not only forest management but entire societies. The unprecedented areas of dead and often...