Category: Forest

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Our Website is Now Available in Finnish!

The Finnish speaking part of the Nordic countries’ population is an important target group for NordGen. Therefore, we are proud to announce that our website, which already had a Swedish and English version, now also is available in Finnish. The...

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NordGen Forest Celebrates its 50th Birthday – and You’re Invited!

This year, the Nordic collaboration on forests turns 50 years old. That's a cause for celebrations - and you're invited!

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NordGen’s Measures for Reducing the Spread of COVID-19 is Ongoing

Right now, it’s harvest time at NordGen. Valuable seeds are collected in our fields and gardens, dried and eventually becoming a part of the Nordic seed collection. But the work done in both field and office is still affected by...

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New Report Focuses on Genetic Conservation in Nordic Forests 

A newly published report presents an overview of the genetic conservation of forest trees in the Nordic countries. The purpose of the report, which is the first of its kind, is to highlight what is being done in the different...

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Are you our new Finnish speaking Communications Officer?

Do you want to contribute to a sustainable food production? Are environmental issues, biodiversity and agriculture something that makes your heart beat a little faster? Then, the position as Communications Officer at NordGen might be for you. NordGen is now...

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Thematic Day About Future Trees Attracted Many Foresters

What can we expect from the future for the forestry and which solutions can tree breeding provide? That was the main questions addressed when NordGen Forest arranged a thematic day, this time as an online meeting due to the COVID-19...

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Join NordGen Forest’s Thematic Day on Future Trees Online

NordGen Forest’s thematic day which was supposed to be arranged in Uppsala on the 1st of April has been converted to an online meeting due to the Corona-situation. Anyone is welcome to join the meeting. The thematic day will be...

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This is NordGen’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

NordGen is following the outbreak of COVID-19 carefully and has taken measures to limit the risk of spreading the infection. Part of our work is now done remotely and external meetings will be replaced with online meetings. Apart from that,...

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Register for the Coming Thematic Day on Future Trees in Uppsala

What do we need from the future tree? Are you interested in which raw materials we need to produce and how we will tackle climate change and genetic diversity? Then you should register for NordGen Forest’s thematic day in Uppsala,...

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NordGen Wishes Happy Holidays!

33 000 seed samples rest safely in our freezers. Now, the NordGen staff takes the opportunity to also have some well deserved rest during the holidays. This means that we, from the 20th of December until the 7th of January,...

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