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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…

Date: 15.12.2017 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest

Do you want to participate in, or arrange a forest workshop? Are you dreaming about a special study visit but never had the opportunity? Nordic Forest Research (SNS) and NordGen now open up for applications to scholarships for young students or professionals working with forest management.   The scholarship seeks…

Date: 06.12.2017 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Farm Animals, Forest, Husdjur, Plants

Today, we send our heartiest congratulations to Finland turning 100 years. And although we not at all disparage the history of a century, we would like to present some Finns who are actually even older than their country.   Finnsheep If you take a stroll through the Finnish countryside you…

Date: 27.10.2017 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest

It was a pleasure to return to Umeå this nice and sunny day in mid-October when all the birches – the signum of the capital of northern Sweden* – were sparkling yellow. The aim of my trip there was to meet forestry students and skilled professionals at the Nordgen Forest…

Date: 17.10.2017 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Forest

Each year 350 million forest plants are produced in Sweden. The majority of these comes from a refined seed. Are we to reach the goal of having well growing forests where the biological and genetic diversity is secured, we have to make sure that we have also have established the…