Category: Forest

The jay is an expert at planting oak

Skogsstipendium användes till workshop som visade att nötskrikan kan hjälpa till med att plantera ekollon.

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New OECD Video Stresses the Importance of Good Seed Quality

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...

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Time to Apply for Scholarship!

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...

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Congratulations, Finland!

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...

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Yellow-sparkling birches set the mood for thematic day in Umeå

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...

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Don’t miss our forest thematic day in Umeå!

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...

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Trees crucial for fossil free future

Felby was one of the speakers at NordGen Forest Conference “Innovation and forest regeneration” in Silkeborg, Denmark on 19-20th of September 2017. – The technologies to replace fossil based carbon products are available, but renewable carbon based products are still...

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Covering up for Scots pine seeds

Direct seeding of Scots pine is a popular forest regeneration method in Finland, accounting for 20% of the total regeneration area annually. On most sites, direct seeding is done mechanically, i.e. in combination with soil scarification. The most common soil...

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To the rescue for Scots pine

Norway spruce stands planted on sites were Scots pine would usually be recommended can initially look fine, but they often turn out to perform badly in the end due to growth ceasing and various damage as they get older. Here...

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Innovation and forest regeneration

NordGen Forest and Nordic Forest Research (SNS) in collaboration with Danish Nurseries and the Danish Nature Agency: Please join us for a Nordic conference on Innovation and forest regeneration. More info about the program and registration Deadline for registration: 15...

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