Forest management

Sustainable forest management addresses forest degradation and deforestation while producing goods and services, increasing climate resilience, as well as ecosystem benefits, to the environment and human populations.1 Growth and change in Mediterranean forests has been closely tied to human use for hundreds of years: integrated and sustainable forest management has the potential to increase the productive capacity and protect the environmental health of these important ecosystems.

Forest modelling in the information age: challenges and solutions for an uncertain future

On 6 and 7 November, the meeting "Forest modelling in the information age: challenges and solutions for an uncertain future" will be...

Scholarship for Erasmus Mundus master programme MEDfOR

Applications are open for a scholarship for Spanish citizens for the Erasmus Mundus Master programme MEDfOR (Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management)....
university of valladolid

Virtual innovation in forest didactics from the University of Valladolid among the top 10...

"Bringing the forest to the classroom, bringing our knowledge to the global forest," an approach developed by Dr.  José A. Reque Kilchenmann,...

Wood-chain: the technology for strengthening traceability and PEFC certification

Nowadays, forest certification schemes and European regulations demand an increasing capability for tracing and linking information along the supply chain of wood-based...
university of padova

PhD opportunities and research scholarships at the University of Padova

The University of Padova invites excellent students to apply to its three-year full-time PhD programme Land, Environment, Resources and Health (LERH). The...

Traineeship opportunity: Modelling the evolution of a forest landscape

The European Forest Institute (EFI) offers an opportunity for a traineeship inBordeaux, France, on the topic of modelling the evolution of a...
Agriculture Symposium

10th International Agriculture Symposium – AGROSYM 2019

The International Symposium on Agriculture (AGROSYM) is an annual platform for international scientific debate on agriculture, food, rural development, environment and forestry....
Tree mortality models

Tree mortality submodels drive simulated long‐term forest dynamics

Models are pivotal for assessing future forest dynamics under the impacts of changing climate and management practices, incorporating representations of tree growth,...

Traditional Ecological Knowledge for transforming approaches to forests and forestry

The University of British Columbia in Canada organises a conference on Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) entitled "Transforming approaches to forests and forestry...

Release of elite stone pine clones for orchard plantations

Different grafting techniques and deployment strategies for improved genetic materials of stone pine, Pinus pinea, offer more landowners the possibility to consider the tree...

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Silvopasture as key driver to promote circular economy in Europe

In light of the recent regulations and actions supporting circular economy, it seems clear that the European Union recognizes climate change as...

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