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Date: 14.08.2018 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest

The NordGen Forest Conference of 2018 will be held in Tuusula North of Helsinki on the 18th-19th of September:”New Forest for Future Needs– using advanced regeneration methods and techniques” This year’s NordGen Forest Conference will be arranged in cooperation with Evira, the Finnish Food Safety Authority and the Finnish Ministry…

Date: 03.07.2018 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest

Denmark is perhaps not the largest forest country in the world. But did you know that they are in the forefront when it comes to finding seed sources resistant to Ash dieback disease? Learn more about this and many other interesting topics at the NordGen Forest thematic day, September 6….

Date: 11.04.2018 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest

Today, NordGen Forest’s thematic day is arranged in Akureyri in the northern parts of Iceland. More than 150 participants working with forestry has come here to learn more about seed supply and plant breeding – important issues to address, when planning for forests which can endure the challenges of the…

Date: 21.03.2018 Author: Kjersti Bakkebø Fjellstad Category: Forest

In Iceland, with practically no forests until recently and only one native forest-forming tree species, obtaining seed of the right species and provenances has long been and still is the most important issue affecting progress in forestry. The one native forest-forming tree, a species complex of birch, is not productive…

Date: 29.01.2018 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest

  Did you know that the jay can be used for planting oak trees? And that one of the greatest threats against the young plants is elk and roe deer? These are a few of the insights after a workshop arranged with funding from the NordGen and SNS forest scholarship. ….

Date: 20.12.2017 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest

As a forester, you work with a long term production cycle. The tree you plant today will probably not be harvested for many decades to come. In this respect, seed quality is of immence importance. OECD (Organisation for EconomiC Co-operation and Development) tells more in this video.     NordGen…