The European State Forest Association

EUSTAFOR represents state forest companies, enterprises and agencies that have sustainable forest management and sustainable wood production as major concerns.

The European Commission released a new publication about the LIFE programme

A new publication entitled Ready, steady, green! LIFE helps farming and forestry adapt to climate change has been published by the European Commission. The LIFE programme was launched in 1992 as a funding instrument for the environment and climate action. This brochure presents a selection of projects implemented with the support of LIFE, dedicated to agriculture and forestry. The publication can be downloaded or ordered for free from the EU Bookshop at: EU Bookshop. Multiple copies of free p...

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TEG Report on Taxonomy - draft technical screening criteria create legal uncertainty and ignore the long-term characteristics of forests

In March 2018, the Commission published the Action Plan: Financing Sustainable Growth, which is intended to represent a strategy for a financial system that supports the EU's climate and sustainable development agenda. To assist the work on this action plan, a Technical Expert Group on sustainable finance (TEG) was created in July 2018. The TEG has 35 members representing civil society, academia, business, the finance sector, as well as additional members and observers from the EU and internatio...

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Natura 2000 Award Call

Dear EUSTAFOR members, if you want to apply for the European Natura 2000 Award, you can still do it! Until the 30th of September – just two weeks away, any entity involved in activities related to Natura 2000 such as local, regional and national authorities, businesses, land owners/users, NGOs, educational institutions and individuals from all EU Member States are eligible to apply for the five award categories. In addition, an “EU Citizens’ Award” goes to the application receiving t...

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Forestry Commission - South East Tree Health Event 2019

On 25 September, Forestry Commission is organising a free event to learn about the present, and future, tree pests and diseases. The one day event will look at the current situation, providing the latest information and management advice to help you manage your trees and woodlands. There will also be a session on potential pests and diseases to look out for and methods of how to report them. Register for South East Tree Health Event 2019 ...

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