Policy challenges of integrating biodiversity conservation in forest management – the way forward

The best approach of how to advance forest biodiversity conservation in Europe is currently at the center of the EU forest policy debate, also in relation to the new EU Forest Strategy. This Integrate webinar investigates  the role integrated forest management approaches are playing, and can play, in achieving European biodiversity conservation objectives in the interplay with other forest-related policy objectives.   The webinar brings together forest policy experts from the...

Integrate Network Communications Workshops – Workshop 1: Building a Narrative

Zoom

How should we best manage our forests? This is the guiding question behind the virtual communication workshop series the secretariat of the European Integrate Network is initiating. Being aware that there is no single answer to this question, in our first training on “Building a Narrative”, we would like to engage with you to develop...

Integrate Network Communications Workshop: “Engaging with Media”

Zoom

Do you want to find out why journalists tend to take certain perspectives when it comes to how we use our forest? Why do they echo specific voices while others remain unheard? Do you want to learn how to communicate better with the media and what makes information newsworthy? In our second Integrate Communications Workshop,...

EU Forest Strategy: Strengthening forests for biodiversity & climate change

Zoom

IUCN and EFI have joined forces to present an open, high-level webinar and exchange on the New EU Forest Strategy for 2030. The webinar on 22nd September, organised via the SINCERE project and Integrate Network, will bring together key stakeholders interested in and contributing to the implementation of the Forest Strategy, to reflect on the...

Virtual conference: Incentives for Forest Ecosystem Services in Europe

Zoom

The 2-day virtual conference combines the findings and experiences from two European-wide research and innovation projects, SINCERE and NOBEL. After a keynote by Michael Jenkins, President and CEO of Forest Trends on "Promoting ecosystem services: global state of the art" we will together with speakers from science, practice, policy, and business present a comprehensive overview of the situation for...

Integrate Network Meeting in Switzerland

Neuchâtel Neuchâtel, Switzerland

This invitation-only event brought together Integrate Network members from all over Europe to discuss biodiversity conservation, climate change adaptation and sustainable forest use in Europe. With a particular focus on Switzerland, we learned about local approaches of integration of biodiversity into forest management during the excursion to Boudry forest. Finally, we discussed the future funding...

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

Online

With this virtual event, we follow up on our webinar on the EU Forest Strategy held on 22 September 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 and...

Free

Sharing experiences on the use of marteloscopes for training, education and research

Wissenschaftszentrum Bonn Ahrstraße 45, Bonn

European Forest Institute in cooperation with the European Integrate Network is organising a workshop which brings together demonstration site managers and other engaged actors to exchange experiences on utilising marteloscopes for training, education, communication and for research. The workshop will cover the following themes to which we will ask participants to actively contribute: • Sharing...

8th Annual Meeting of the European Integrate Network

SG Política Forestal y Lucha contra la Desertificación Headquarters Gran Vía de San Francisco 4, Madrid, Madrid

Momentum and purpose The Spanish Chair is inviting members of the Integrate Network to Madrid for the 8th Annual Meeting Integrate Network on the verge of self-sustainability We will become aware of and reflect on the new structure and funding scheme of the network. Welcoming Mediterranean forests biodiversity A significant part of the meeting will...

Integrative forest management requires integrative solutions: Good practices for engaging different perspectives on forests

Zoom

How can we manage our forests in the best way – both beneficial for nature and people? How can we integrate different forest functions and ecosystem services, and address trade-offs in forest management? How can we improve the communication and knowledge exchange between stakeholders who have “skin in the game” and potentially conflicting interests? The...

9th Integrate Annual Meeting

9th Annual Meeting of the Integrate Network   From October 4 to 6 the current Chair of the Network, invites it’s members and friends to Luxembourg for the 9th Annual Meeting with the purpose to discuss integrative forest management. This year’s discussions will be focused on how different forest functions and ecosystem services can be...

Free online course on Continuous Cover Forestry: ForestMoocForChange

More info here.   Follow the ForestMoocForChange in French, German or English from 16 October to 7 December 2023. A new chapter will be available each week, and can be followed from home, whenever you want, at your own pace. The course is completely free, and includes certification when you complete all the modules.   Register...