December 2021 – Institut Européen de la Forêt Cultivée
Archives pour December 2021
14 December 2021

Research on maritime pine resilience and bioeconomy: Contribution of the European project B4EST

The B4EST consortium, in collaboration is organizing a symposium on latest studies on maritime pine resilience and bioeconomy. Register now !



IEFC commentary on the EU Councils conclusions on the new EU Forest Strategy to 2030.

The Institut Europeen de la Foret Cultivee (IEFC) a while regretting that the new EU Forest Strategy was not developed in conjunction with the Member States and stakeholders (also remarked upon in the EU Council conclusions), nevertheless, welcomes some of these EU Council conclusions on the new EU Forest Strategy for 2030, a selection of […]



13 December 2021

Dr. Nick Mc Carthy, President IEFC presented their new Strategic Plan and new tools to foster networking at the IEFC General Assembly in Cestas, France.

The General Assembly of the Institut Europeen de la Foret Cultivee (IEFC) was held recently in Cestas Bordeaux, France. The current President of the IEFC Dr. Nick Mc Carthy WIT gave the ‘Rapport Moral’ to the assembled members both present and online via Zoom.



Towards intelligent information management of complex forests in South West Europe

The social and economic value of mixed plantations and irregular forests in SUDOE is little known and not taken into account in policy decisions and territorial development. Limited information sharing systems and structures prevent the SUDOE region from undertaking a concerted and coordinated approach to sustainable forest management and creating a favourable bioeconomy.



10 December 2021

A new version of the Silvalert application developed for the reporting of hylobius abietis in the Hylobe meta-project

The weevil (Hylobius abietis, L.) is the main pest of young softwood plantations in Europe and also in France. This insect wreaks havoc in pine, spruce, Douglas fir or larch plantations after clear-cutting. The most severe attacks in France are not surprisingly found in regions where planted coniferous woodlands predominate, especially along the Bordeaux-Metz diagonal. […]



6 December 2021

From the birds’ eye perspective to actions on the ground: SUPERB to promote forest restoration and adaptation across Europe

Imagine you were a bird flying over
Europe. You would see cities and villages, rivers, agricultural landscape, and forests
covering almost one-third of Europe. You will distinguish many different types of
trees: dark green or more reddish, straight and tall, wide and crooked or small
and slender, with many different shapes of leaves or needles. While flying over
Europe, you […]



3 December 2021

Resin extraction gets a boost with the SustForest+ project

Resin extraction is on the rise and the SustForest+ project has given it a boost. The closing meeting of this European Interreg-Sudoe project was organised by the European Institute of Cultivated Forest and the Centre Régional de la Propriété Forestière de Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

It took place on 9 and 10 November 2021, at the Regional Council […]