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 Association currently has 36 members in 25 European countries.
Established in 2006 by Metsähallitus (Finland), Office National des Forets (France), Latvijas Vasts Mezi (Latvia) and Österreichische Bundesforste AG (Austria).
Total land area managed ~ 49 million ha (~ 30% of EU forests)
Total forest area managed ~ 42 million ha (including French overseas departments)
Protected forests ~ 8,3 million ha
Protective forests ~ 6 million ha
Forests designated as Natura 2000 areas ~ 7,9 million ha