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 37 members in 26 European countries.


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Share your restoration practices to the EU project SUPERB

Are you active in forest restoration or were you part of any restoration actions in the past? Then you have precious knowledge to share! The SUPERB project, in which EUSTAFOR is a subcontractor, is conducting a survey to compile a multidisciplinary knowledge base of practical restoration across Europe that will help them determine what influences success or failure in forest restoration. The survey is aimed at forest managers, restoration practitioners, and any other stakeholders involved in ...

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Natura 2000 Award 2023

Again on the occasion of the Natura 2000 Day, the Commission launches the call for applications for the Natura 2000 Award. It will be open from 22 May until 29 September 2023. The Natura 2000 Award rewards conservation success stories in five categories: Cross-border cooperation, Working together for nature, Communication, Marine conservation, and Conservation on land. In addition to prizes for each of the five categories, the Citizens’ Award provides the general public with an opportu...

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SUPERB project visits Europe's largest planted forests

The second SUPERB General Assembly (24-27 April 2023) took the 36 partners and Advisory Board members on a trip to the Landes forest in Aquitaine, France, to dig out the answer: a definite yes for biodiversity! There, the French SUPERB partners INRAE, IEFC and Alliance Forêts Bois are planting 10 km of hedgerows to protect Maritime pine plantations against windstorm and fire damage and provide corridors for wildlife. The consortium meeting provided an excellent platform to come together as a c...

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EUSTAFOR attends HoliSoils meeting in Barcelona

Two years into the project, HoliSoils consortium partners gathered in Barcelona’s beautiful Sant Pau Art Nouveau site for the project’s Annual Meeting and General Assembly (18-20 April 2023). HoliSoils – Holistic management practices, modeling & monitoring for European Forest Soils – a Horizon 2020 project coordinated by Luke (Finland), is developing a large toolkit of data, models, maps and guidelines. Some of these are crucial updates of already existing tools, while others are yet...

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