Tag: marteloscopes

MOUNTAINSIDE: New “classroom in the forest” was inaugurated in Italy 
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MOUNTAINSIDE: New “classroom in the forest” was inaugurated in Italy 

With the inauguration of the Marteloscope at Faeto – Edolo, UNIMONT – a University of Milan hub, offers its students a “classroom in the forest” included in the European network of integrated educational forests which represents a unique opportunity for those who intend to study the mountains in the mountains.  The Marteloscope at Faeto –...

An outdoor classroom in the forest: new “marteloscope” educational site inaugurated in Ljubljana
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An outdoor classroom in the forest: new “marteloscope” educational site inaugurated in Ljubljana

Šmarna gora, the highest hill in the city of Ljubljana, is now more than an iconic landscape monument and a destination for hikers. With the opening of the first “marteloscope” in central Slovenia, its slopes have been transformed into an outdoor classroom for school pupils thanks to an initiative of the EU-funded research and innovation...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Czech Marteloscope visit with EU Forest Directors
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Czech Marteloscope visit with EU Forest Directors

From 19 to 21 October 2022, the traditional meeting of the EU Forest Directors took place in Czech Republic. Delegates from 20 EU Member States, representatives of the European Commission and representatives of international organizations such as the European State Forest Association (EUSTAFOR), Forest Europe and the Confederation of European Forest Owners (CEPF) attended the meeting....

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...