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The Life in Forests e-learning course on project communication in Hungarian language is now available online. The objective of this course is to present what is the role and what…

The Life in Forests e-learning course for forest managers about EU funds for Natura 2000 sites in Hungarian language is now available online. The objective of the course is to…

Integrate+ is a demonstration project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) to establish a European network of demonstration sites for the integration of biodiversity conservation…

Photo: LIFE13 NAT/DE/000147The LIFE Forests-waterworlds - Ville Forests project (LIFE13 NAT/DE/000147) is demonstrating an innovative tool – known as a marteloscope – to support sustainable forest management. A key project…

The fourth European Forest Week will take place 9-13 October 2017. It will be held in conjunction with Las2017 (‘las’ means ‘forest’ in Polish), the Joint Session of the UNECE…

Implementing Natura 2000 in forests: lessons learned and looking ahead27 September, 2017, 09:00-13:00International Press Center, Brussels…

This training is organized for Hungarian licensed forestry engineers and forest managers, therefore this content is only available in Hungarian language.This training is organized for Hungarian licensed forestry engineers and…

Farmers and foresters are under increasing pressure to produce more quality food while better managing and conserving natural resources and ecosystems. Having the right information and advice can help them…

Ozone TV channel performed an interview with the LIFEinFORESTS project coordinator, Mr. Pál Bódis and online communication officer, Ms. Zsófia Joó from WWF Hungary.…

The LIFEinFORESTS conference 21-22 March 2017 in Sopron organised by WWF Hungary, Europa Media and their partners has been a great success, where more than 200 participants took part and…

"Our Living Forest - Forest Management with a twist". The 25-minutes documentary on sustainable and eco-friendly forest management in Natura 2000 forests showcases best practices from private forest owners. The…

LIFE IN FORESTS CONFERENCE ON THE SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT AND FORESTS TREATMENT OF NATURA 2000 SITESWWF Hungary and its partners in the LIFEinFORESTS project organize a professional forestry conference, in…

The European Commission confirmed, that thanks to the most successful campaign ever, the nature conservation directives of the European Union stay unchanged. The civil society urges the implementation of the…

The Directorate of the Bükk National Park issued its newest edition of the "Green Horizon" newsletter. The publication introduces the goals, achievements and latest news about the LIFEinFORESTS project.…

The Kiskunság National Park has published its quarterly newletter, the 'Két víz köze' special LIFEINFORESTS edition. The printed and online newsletter presents the objectives of the LIFEINFORESTS project, the achieved…

A 2-day long successful field trip took place to Donau-Auen National Park between 11-12. October 2016.…

Study Trip Report (Mikulov) Between 1st-5st August Tamás Frank, Gábor Ősz and Valéria Csikos joined the Workshop on active managment of forest protected areas. It was hold in Mikulov in…

Danube-Ipoly National Park Directorate published the "Effect of forest management on the biodiversity of forests". The deliverable can be found under Downloads page of the LIFEINFORESTS website. The language of…

Forests of the Great Hungarian Plain - study trip Organized within the framework of the LIFE+ communication project, an expert study trip in Mid-May 2016 attracted a high number of…

Pályázati felhívás Élő Erdő Díj A Natura 2000 erdők legjobb erdőgazdálkodói Kiíró: WWF Magyarország…

The International Day of Forests and Water The 61st General Assembly of the United Nations decided that from the spring solstice of 2013 onwards the 21st of March shall be…

The Nyírerdő Zrt. Exhibition site in Erdőspuszta hosted the information days for the LIFEinFORESTS project.…

The Directorate of the Kiskunság National Park organized four consecutive thematic workshops between December 2014 and February 2016 on the topic of Natura 2000 indicative forest habitats.…

Practical guidance on forest management on Natura 2000 sites brochure is published. The informative and colourful brochure can be found under the Downloads menu point among the Deliverables or you…

A study 'Assessment of the economic environment of Natura 2000 forests' is elaborated within the LIFEinFORESTS – Improved communication, cooperation and capacity building for preserving biodiversity in Natura 2000 forests…

Variety of events will be organised at Natura 2000 sites on and around 21st May 2016 (Saturday) for the public and visitors of these protected areas.…

Sometimes it is difficult to harmonize the core aspects of environmental concerns and forestry in protected areas. But forests which are part of the Natura 2000 network just do that:…

The European Commission launched the Natura 2000 Award to celebrate and promote best practices for nature conservation in Europe. The Award aims to bring the success of the Natura 2000…

A thematic issue of the "Cincér", a magazine published by the Directorate of the Danube-Ipoly National Park focused on the LIFEINFORESTS project. The issue showcases the goals, results and news…

The LIFEinFORESTS project event organized by the National Forestry Association. The third station of the 10 roundtable discussions held within the framework of the LIFE+ project has been organized with…

'Activa Red Natura 2000: Connecting people with biodiversity' LIFE project has released a new publication‘Natura 2000 Network Handbook for journalists’.…

The LIFEinFORESTS project event organized by the National Forestry Association. The second station of the 10 roundtable discussions held within the framework of the LIFE+ project has been organized with…

A study trip – lessons learnt A populous delegation of experts participated in a study trip to Slovenia between the 21st and 23rd of September 2015. which is likely to…

The National Forestry Association (OEE) is a member of the consortium which has been implementing the LIFE+ project on “improved communication, cooperation and capacity-building in Natura 2000 forests to maintain…

The XIX. Week of Forests is taking place between 28th September 2015 - 4th October 2015.…

Management of Natura 2000 forests triggers numerous professional conflicts. In order to better understand issues and to get closer to their solution, roundtables will be organised for forest managers and…

In order to promote nature conservation and management aspects in Natura 2000 forests, information days will be organised for private forest managers. Presentations will be held about nature friendly forest…

The LIFE programme launched two calls for proposals, underlining its commitment to supporting projects that protect the environment and tackle the impact of climate change.…

The winners of the six 2015 Natura 2000 Awards have been announced at a high profile Award Ceremony on 21 May. Over 200 people were present in Brussels to hear…

An introductory event on the European Commission's (EC) new Natural Capital Financing Facility (NCFF) in Brussels on 8 May 2015 attracted a variety of participants. Launched in February this year,…

Brussels, Belgium - A new research report commissioned by WWF concluded that the average EU citizen consumes 61 kg of soy yearly, 93% (57 kg) of which is embedded as…

One in three European birds is endangered, according to a leaked version of the most comprehensive study of Europe’s wildlife and natural habitats ever produced.…

The two main pieces of EU nature legislation, the 1979's Directive on the conservation of wild birds (Birds Directive) and 1992's Directive on the conservation of natural habitats and of…

The finalists of the Natura 2000 Award are announced! Find out about these 23 projects and vote for your favourite one! The finalist with the most votes will win the…

In the framework of the LIFE project Natura 2000: Connecting people with biodiversity (LIFE11 INF/ES/000665), the Spanish Ornithological Society (SEO)/BirdLife España has now published a brochure entitled Positive Natura 2000…

The Chair of IPBES in a letter dated 5 February 2015 has called for nominations for experts for:…

A new in-depth thematic report on LIFE and forests has just been published. Authored by An Bollen and Darline Velghe from the LIFE programme’s external monitoring team, the 118-page publication…

On 27 January Commissioners Arias Cañete and Vella, the European Commission and EIB Vice-President for Environment and Climate Action Jonathan Taylor have launched two financial instruments funded through the LIFE…

The European Commission has published a report following the LIFE Information and Communication (LIFE INF) platform meeting about raising awareness of Natura 2000, which was held in Kraków, Poland on…

A red-breasted goose (Branta ruficollis) recently observed in a mixed grazing flock of greater white-fronted goose and red-breasted goose at Nagy-szik in the Hortobágy National Park, Hungary, was identified thanks…

The call for applications for the second edition of the European Commission's Natura 2000 Awards is now open!…