Spain

Cutting-edge technology for adaptation, production, and monitoring of poplar

ProPopulus Team Poplar, scientifically known as Populus, is a tree that has played an essential role in the ecology and economy of the Bierzo region in northwestern Spain. In addition to its importance for timber production, poplar has become a crucial subject of study for climate change adaptation. At the Ponferrada campus of the University…

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Planet Wood a new Spanish initiative to raise awareness on the benefits of wood

ProPopulus Team Planeta Madera (Planet Wood) is the new initiative launched on Earth Day, April 22nd, by the Spanish Wood and Furniture Business Union, UNEmadera, to raise awareness on why wood is a renewable, recyclable, sustainable raw material and is key towards making a more responsible society and the construction of a circular bioeconomy. The…

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Poplar, vital for building a bioeconomy in Spain

ProPopulus Team The importance of poplar cultivation in the construction of a bioeconomy in Spain, its potential for  generating rural employment, its environmental advantages and its efficiency in terms of sustainability were some of the matters discussed at the “El Chopo” (Poplar) forest seminar, held on October 7th in Pamplona, ​​Navarra, Spain. The event was…

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Spain announces that the blockchain solution for traceability in the timber sector “a success”

ProPopulus team Spain’s blockchain project for forestry has taken a major step forward. One of the partners of ChainWood, the consortium responsible for the development, recently announced in a statement that the project, that has been carried out for over two years, piloting pine, eucalyptus, poplar and chestnut in Galicia, Asturias and Castilla y León…

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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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