The European State Forest Association

The European State Forest Association (EUSTAFOR) represents state forest companies, enterprises and agencies that have sustainable forest management (SFM) and sustainable wood production as major concerns.

The Association currently has 36 members in 25 European countries.


New #ResponsibleForestry campaign


EU Restoration Law must be an opportunity to support the health and resilience of EU forests without hindering their sustainable management

PRESS RELEASE[1] Brussels, 23 June 2022 Even though certain aspects of the proposal still remain unclear and should be better formulated in the upcoming period, the European State Forest Association (EUSTAFOR) generally welcomes the efforts of the European Commission to contribute to the continuous, long-term, and sustained recovery of biodiverse and resilient nature across the EU by restoring ecosystems. This is the overarching objective enshrined in the EU Restoration Law proposal. EUST...

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The SUPERB project has been launched in Romania

The SUPERB project, Europe’s largest cross-border Horizon 2020 project, was launched in the presence of the Prince of Wales in Sibiu, Romania, on 30 May 2022. The Romanian Minister of Environment, Waters and Forests, Barna Tánczos, was also present at the meeting. EUSTAFOR is on the advisory board of the project, which is being coordinated by the European Forest Institute (EFI). The project, whose full name is “Systemic solutions for upscaling of urgent ecosystem restoration for forest-rela...

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Job Opening: Office Manager EUSTAFOR and the European Forestry House

The European State Forest Association (EUSTAFOR), along with the Confederation of European Forest Owners (CEPF), is looking for a full-time Office Manager starting on 1 September 2022. In addition to working directly for EUSTAFOR, the Office Manager is responsible for the efficient functioning of the European Forestry House (EFH) through a wide range of accounting, administrative, and managerial tasks. The place of work is in the heart of the European Quarters, in a historical building sit...

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ÖBf Viewpoints on Active Forest Management

Should humans backtrack from or actively intervene in the forest with a view to act against climate change, preserve nature and biodiversity or in support  of a transition towards a bio-based circular economy? The interests that various actors have in long-term forest conservation and forest use are extremely diverse, and sometimes contradictory. They cover the production, long term-availability and future use of wood (Europe’s most important renewable r...

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