Events

IPC’s 26th Session will be hold virtually for the first time

ProPopulus Team The International Commission on Poplars and Other Fast-Growing Trees Sustaining People and the Environment (IPC) 26th session will be hold virtually for the first time on 5th to 8th October 2021. The session was originally programmed to be held in Rome in October 2020 but had to be rescheduled due to the outbreak…

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EU’s public consultation on Climate Change open until August 20th

ProPopulus Team The public consultation on the EU’s strategy for climate change, Adapting to climate change – EU strategy, will be open until August 20th. That means that any European citizen can submit their opinion on the subject just by filling in a questionnaire. The European Commission is inviting an extensive spectrum of stakeholders to…

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Forestry agenda for the upcoming months

ProPopulus Team Due to the coronavirus outbreak many events programmed for 2020 have been postponed or suspended, like the 26th IPC Session and study tours, that was postponed from October 2020 to autumn of 2021 (please check https://www.ipc2020.it/ for further information). However, others are still taking place, beginning with FSC-Spain’s webinar on the new standard [FSC-STD-ESP-03-2018…

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The Green Deal means a great deal

ProPopulus Team The European Commission’s Green Deal presents a great opportunity for the forestry industry, and it is time to seize the momentum. This was the core message of the European Forest Institute’s event “The future of plantation forests in Europe”, held in Brussels on December 17th.  The new president of ThinkForest, Janez Potocnik, in…

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Brussels will host EFI’s conference on “The Future of Plantation Forests”

ProPopulus Team With the aim of providing a better science-policy understanding of the policy issues facing European planted forests, the European Forest Institute will host in Brussels “The Future of Plantation Forests in Europe” on December 17th. The event will gather representatives of different institutions including Think Forest, the Irish Ministry of State for Food,…

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Do you want to know how much a forest contributes beyond the wood it produces?

ProPopulus Team Forests don’t just produce wood. The benefits they bring to the ecosystem are many, but not incalculable. The international NGO FSC has developed a pioneering methodology to calculate them and will promote it in Spain through a series of technical workshops. The first workshop will take place on September 12 and 13 at…

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The European Forest Institute (EFI) will hold the International Workshop on Forest Fires in Madrid

ProPopulus Team This year Spain has seen the equivalent of more than 100,000 football fields burn in wildfires. The abandonment of rural areas and traditional agriculture and forestry has resulted in the accumulation of biomass in forests, which, coupled with an extremely warm and windy summer, has produced a combination that feeds the risk of…

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Madrid will host the UNECE Expert Workshop On Green Forest Jobs

ProPopulus Team Next week, on June 25 to 26, Madrid will host the Expert Workshop on “Green Forest Jobs: Facing challenges, exploring opportunities and increasing the capacity of UNECE member States”. The workshop will take place at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería de Montes Forestal y del Medio Natural. The workshop will go through…

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Poplar will take Valladolid and Buenos Aires in October

October will be poplar’s month with two major symposiums taking place around the world: in Valladolid, Spain, (from October 17th to 19th) and in Buenos Aires, Argentina (from October 28th to November 4th). In Valladolid, the event will be held in the framework of the Program for Mobilization of Forest Resources in Castilla y Leon…

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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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