We set off to Arnaia (Chalkidiki area). There lies the second LIFEGENMON forest genetic monitoring plot in Greece, where experimental forest genetic monitoring field measurements are taking place for European beech (Fagus sylvatica).
A report on the participation of the Greek and Slovenian foresters in theLIFEGENMON and GenTree project joint stakeholders event on forest genetic monitoring and tips for communicating about forest genetic resources.
With the aim of learning from forest genetic scientists, but also communicating with them about the needs of forestry practice, a team of foresters from the Slovenia Forest Service set off to Thessaloniki, Greece, to take part in the LIFEGENMON and GENTREE joint stakeholders event on forest genetic monitoring, which took place from 23 rd to 25th of October 2017.
During the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress, a short film about afforestation in Iceland titled: "Afforesting Iceland - a cause for optimism" was premierely shown.