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Forestry events in Paris and Brussels in the coming weeks

March will be a good month for forests: before the celebration of the International Day of Forests in Geneva on March 21sth, Paris will host the Colloquium on forest plantation: Recent advances in R&D on March 19th. This colloquium is open to researchers, practitioners, decision makers, associations and students. It aims to present and discuss the…

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The wood industry has an essential role in building a circular economy

The recent World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos was the scenario chosen by the impact organization Circle Economy to present The Circularity Gap Report 2019. The research emphasizes the enormous possibilities our society has to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by applying circular principles to key economic sectors and stresses the need to implement circular…

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Poplar trees

Be prepared to become part of the change

A new year has begun and as the world changes, so does ProPopulus. These are exciting times for us! We have developed a new vision for the association, according to which we aim to become a source of knowledge, an influencer in the promotion of poplar as a European, highly sustainable and renewable source of raw…

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Merry Christmas and a happy New Year

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Europe needs a common regulation for populiculture

By Pedro Garnica, Chairman of ProPopulus   Sustainability is becoming a growing claim from society. Several studies show that in the future the demand for sustainable products based on renewable sources, such as timber, will increase. Poplar is one of the most efficient trees in terms of sustainability, but also an economically sound investment due…

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The 8th Hardwood Conference will take place in October

Organized by the University of Sopron, the BOKU University (Vienna) in conjunction with the COST FP1407 – ModWoodLife and FATE (Wood Science Association, Hungary), the 8th Hardwood Conference will take place in the city of Sopron, Hungary in the heart of Europe. This edition will have a special focus on “New aspects of hardwood utilization…

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