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.

Webinar: EU Forest Strategy post-2020 in the context of post-EU Green Deal future-fit Europe

The new European Forest Strategy post-2020 will have to coordinate the different European policies that are affecting forests at European, national and sub-national levels. EUSTAFOR, ERIAFF Working Group of Forested Regions, East & North Finland EU Office and Junta de Castilla y León are organising a Webinar to seek answers on: How different objectives will be balanced in the new EU Forest Strategy post-2020. How priorities will be set and which practical implications. Join...

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We are hiring a Forestry and Forest-Based Sector Communications Officer

EUSTAFOR and FTP are together hiring a Forestry and Forest-Based Sector Communications Officer The successful candidate must have a good understanding of forestry and the forest-based sector and be able to understand and communicate efficiently with the European institutions, relevant forestry and forest-sector stakeholders, industry associations and confederations in Brussels, as well as with EUSTAFOR’s member organizations and FTP’s national and regional stakeholders. The successful ...

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The Austrian magazine Forstzeitung is devoted to the topics of forest, forestry and agriculture, forest technology, torrent and avalanche control and hunting management. It is published monthly and is distributed in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Italy. In their October release, the magazine brings an interview with the Eustafor President - Reinhardt Neft; Forest Policy Strategist - Roland Kautz, and the Executive Director of EUSTAFOR - Piotr Borkowski. Among other questions, the i...

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2020 European Citizens Award goes to Bulgaria’s state forest managers

The special European Citizens’ Award 2020 went to the project of the Partnership for Protection of Bulgarian Old-Growth Forests, led by the Executive Forest Agency (EFA), the Bulgarian Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, WWF-Bulgaria, the Association of Parks in Bulgaria and the Balkan Wildlife Society. The project helped to reconcile conflicting interests over the designation of forest-related Natura 2000 sites. The partners carried out extensive surveys and GIS mapping to draw up ...

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