Category: Forest

A majority of Icelanders among this year’s forest scholarship holders

This year, a total of 14 applications were received before the deadline for the forest scholarship, which is announced yearly by NordGen Forest and Nordic Forest Research (SNS). Of these, a total of eight scholarships totaling NOK 100,000 were awarded....

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Close-up picture that shows phase in somatic embryogenesis.

Thematic Day on Forest Plant Production Attracted Many Participants

Four speakers talked about their experiences with somatic embryogenesis and cuttings propagation in forest plant production when NordGen Forests theme day was arranged recently.

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Two people working in a greenhouse with forest plants

Time to Apply for the NordGen/SNS Forest Scholarships

Now you can apply for the NordGen/SNS forest scholarship.

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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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Man standing in a spruce plantation. Photo taken in 1971.

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 employee sitting on a field with cereals harvesting ears with a pair of scissors

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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