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Networking
2 March 2022

Let’s Talk About Planted Forests

WILL WE RUN OUT OF SEEDS ?

IEFC first webinar will take place on the18th of March 2022 at 2pm CET

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This month, Let’s Talk About Planted Forests will address the subject of seed availability and the impact on plantation. To discuss this subject, the IEFC invited 3 experts:

Matt Parratt – Forest Research

Matt Parratt joined Forest Research […]



25 February 2022

INTERNSHIP : Forest stakeholders’ perception analyses towards mixed plantations

3-month internship offer starting in June 2022

Context:

Mixed forest plantations (i.e., plantations where several tree species are mixed) can be a scalable and economically accessible strategy to reconcile economic and environmental benefits, and to reduce the vulnerability of plantations to climate change (CC). However, in spite of the scientific evidence on the potential advantages of mixed […]



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 !



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.



6 October 2021

3 events organised by IEFC in November – register now!

The IEFC General Assembly will be held in Bordeaux on the afternoon of 10 November. We expect to have enough participants to set up simultaneous translation. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to discuss the activities of the IEFC, its new strategy, emerging topics around plantations, your expectations, the organisation of the monthly planted forests meeting […]



23 September 2020

Gene expression modification toward climate change adaptation (EPI-CATCH COST Action)

Epigenetics is the science that analyzes the modification of gene expression as a function of the environment. Since trees cannot move, it is obvious that gene response to climate change is a major factor in forest trees. EPI- CATCH COST Action aims to define, develop, generate and share new breaking knowledge and methodology for the […]



22 September 2020

IEFC member University of Valladolid strengthens its cooperation with Vietnam by creating a virtual campus in Hanoi during the COVID19 pandemic

iuFOR (Forestry training at the University of Valladolid) is launching an online forestry training tool to support universities in Vietnam.
Several years of collaboration between the University Institute of Sustainable Forest Management (iuFOR), of which the School of Agricultural Engineering of the University of Valladolid (Palencia campus) is a part, and Vietnamese universities through the BioEcoN […]



17 September 2020

DEFID2 development : share your data!

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission is launching a research initiative that aims to develop the Database of European Forest Insect & Disease Disturbances (DEFID2).
Forest pests and pathogens are an increasing concern in Europe, but a comprehensive assessment of their occurrence is still lacking. To fill this knowledge gap, the JRC is […]



15 April 2020

European Bioregions Facility

Representatives from some of the most highly innovative regions of Europe (Basque Country, North Karelia and North Rhine-Westphalia) gathered together under the umbrella of the European Forest Institute (EFI) and launched the new European Bioregions Facility in Bilbao on the 9th and 10th of March 2020. The aim of this new facility is to work […]



14 April 2020

Learning from the Past to Grow the Future

50 years of forestry education in New Zealand
The School of Forestry / Te Kura Ngahere is pleased to announce a conference and celebration in recognition of 50 years at the University of Canterbury (1970-2020) in Christchurch from late afternoon on Wednesday 15th to Saturday 18th April 2020.
Author : Jean-Michel Carnus (New-Zealand Institute of Forestry)