During the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress, a short film about afforestation in Iceland titled: "Afforesting Iceland - a cause for optimism" was premierely shown.
Planting a tree is a simple job. All you need is your hands, a tree and some kind of a simple tool to dig a hole with. However, foresters have designed specialized devices to streamline planting, making it faster and easier to plant trees in large volumes. For professional tree planting you'll need: plants; planting … Continue reading How to plant a tree?
After trekking around Landmannalaugar for two days, have started the Laugavegur trek. Here is some info about it from wikipedia: The Laugavegur is a famous trekking route in South-West Iceland from the hot springs area of Landmannalaugar (63°59′28″N 19°03′37″W) to the glacial valley of Þórsmörk (63°42′10″N 19°25′38″W). It is noted for the wide variety of … Continue reading Laugavegur trekking
Time passed really quickly here in Iceland and the end of my training period came so fast it almost caught me by surprise. My last 2,5 weeks here were mostly spent by thinning, building a new firewood shelter and cleaning up rubble after a tragic fire in one of the weekend houses (trailers). We began … Continue reading Weekly Report – Weeks 7, 8 and 9
Last week I was very lucky and got an opportunity to do one of the most popular treks in Iceland, the Laugavegur trek. The first stop on this trek is Landmannalaugar, a desert valley with hot pools in central south Iceland. It takes about two hours of driving through the desert to get to this area … Continue reading Trekking around Landmannalaugar