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.

Raising awareness on the importance of forests in Catalonia

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of the Government of Catalonia has recently launched an awareness and dissemination campaign through a series of videos that will be published on the department’s website and on its social media networks. The campaign aims to send a message to the public about the importance of the conservation and sustainable management of forests. The hashtag and main tagline of the campaign is #CuidemElBosc which in English means “Let’s take care...

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What's new about forests and trees around Brussels? A new book of Geographical Arboretum Tervuren takes you for a journey through the trees of the world

A brand new publication "Geographical Arboretum Tervuren,  A journey through the trees of the world" offers an extraordinary tour in an extraordinary forest. Situated in the municipality of Tervuren in the outskirts of Brussels, the Geographic Arboretum sits like a crown on the head of the majestic Sonian Forest. Countless trees and shrubs from the North, the West and the East of North America, from Central and Mediterranean Europe, from the Middle and Far East of Asia are grouped here ...

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More Work on the EU Taxonomy is Needed - Nine Recommendations for Further Steps from EUSTAFOR

Considering the great potential of sustainably managed and multi-functional forests as significant contributors to the EU Green Deal objectives, EUSTAFOR supports the inclusion of forestry activities into the scope of the EU Taxonomy. This, however, must be done in full respect of the subsidiarity principle in order to avoid inconsistencies and contradictions with the already existing forest laws of Member States. The EU Taxonomy should use the existing definition and principles of sustainabl...

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FOREST EUROPE published the State of Europe's Forests 2020 Report

FOREST EUROPE Liaison Unit Bratislava published the State of Europe's Forests 2020 report. The report provides comprehensive information on the status and trends in forests and forestry in our region, based on the pan-European criteria for sustainable forest management. For the first time, in Part II, the report also provides a brief overview on forests and forestry in individual countries. The report is complemented by annex tables containing information on indicators by individual countrie...

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