Tag: integrated forest management

‘10 Must-Knows’ as guide for preserving biodiversity  
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‘10 Must-Knows’ as guide for preserving biodiversity  

New policy report with chapter on integrating biodiversity conservation with forest management  From yet undiscovered biodiversity to resilient forests and the impact of food consumption on nature: 64 experts have now pooled their knowledge and recommendations and published them in the form of “10 Must Knows from Biodiversity Research” for 2024. The new report from...

Same trees, different perspectives: using a marteloscope to present forests in a new light
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Same trees, different perspectives: using a marteloscope to present forests in a new light

What do you see when you look at a forest? The first, obvious answer could be “trees”, but the more nuanced reality is that forests have different meanings and values to different people. Trees provide important habitats to animals, such as cavities for bats to sleep in and branches for birds to build their nests...

Exploring the forests of Luxembourg during the 9th Annual Meeting of the Integrate Network: A Journey about Forest Resilience- and Conservation
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Exploring the forests of Luxembourg during the 9th Annual Meeting of the Integrate Network: A Journey about Forest Resilience- and Conservation

A warm welcome to Luxembourg Despite a chilly autumn at our doorstep, on the 4th of October, we were warmly welcomed by the chair of the Integrate Network, Michel Leytem (ANF), as he opened the 9th Annual Meeting of the Integrate Network held in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg. There were about 94 participants across 3 days from...

What foresters want
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What foresters want

Recently there has been broad political interest in alternative forest management systems, in response factors that call for a rethinking of production-oriented forestry, including biodiversity concerns, resilience issues and socio-economic changes. The EU Biodiversity Strategy 2030 for example calls for the development of nature-oriented forestry practices to safeguard biodiversity and rural livelihoods. Moreover, it sets...

Why Integrative Forest Management requires integrative solutions
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Why Integrative Forest Management requires integrative solutions

In times of climate change and related global challenges, forests are both under threat and considered important allies to mitigate climate change. Demand for our forests is accordingly high, so we ask ourselves: Could Integrative Forest Management – a management method that integrates several forest ecosystem services – serve as one of the solutions? And...

9th Annual Meeting of the Integrate Network
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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 integrated in forest management. For more questions: info(at)integratenetwork.org...

Connecting nature conservation and forest management
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Connecting nature conservation and forest management

Why the best exchange of knowledge&experiences about forests usually happens in the forest Have you ever heard of the ADAPT Project, a project implemented by IUCN to increase ecosystem and community resilience to climate change and disaster risks by applying Nature-based solutions in the Western Balkans? I in fact haven’t, until recently I met some of...

Discussions on Mediterranean mixed forest silvicultural scenarios: the Collemeluccio Marteloscope
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Discussions on Mediterranean mixed forest silvicultural scenarios: the Collemeluccio Marteloscope

Forest technicians, master students, forest researchers, and carabinieri forestali visited the Collemeluccio (Italy) Marteloscope on the International Day of Forests (21 March 2023) to discuss silvicultural scenarios of a Mediterranean mixed forest. Colemeluccio forest is a mixed conifer and broadleaves forest representing one exceptional refugia of silver fir Mill. belonging to the Apennine Mountains. There...

New Integrate Network Flyer 2023
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New Integrate Network Flyer 2023

New year, new flyer. With the changes that the years have brought to the management of our network, we wanted to update the image we present to the forestry community in Europe and the world. In this new presentation we included the Integrate triangle that associates the three fundamental pillars on which we base our...