LIFE IN FORESTS CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT AND FOREST TREATMENT OF NATURA 2000 SITES
WWF Hungary and its partners in the LIFEinFORESTS project organize a professional forestry conference, in order to provide an extensive forum to learn and share experiences about sustainable forest management and forest treatment at Natura 2000 sites. Hungarian and European experts will present the most up-to-date results and practices of sustainable forest management from Hungary and from the EU. Furthermore, the conference program will include complementary study trips in the field and a poster exhibition.
Time and venue:
21-22 MARCH 2017
SOPRON, HUNGARY / University of Sopron (former University of West Hungary)
Download the conference agenda in pdf format here
Pictures of the conference are available in the photo gallery here.
Conference presentation video recordings of plenary sessions and all presentation pdfs are available below:
|Conference opening - Dr. András Bidló, University of Sopron|
|Conference opening - Dr. László Gálhidy, WWF Hungary|
Plenary session I.
Plenary session II.
Parallel symposium sessions
Session 1 - Issues of forest management in Natura 2000 sites (available in English)
Chair: Tamás Frank (Bükk National Park Directorate)
Achieving of Natura 2000 objectives in private forest management - Péter Laczkó, forestry manager
|Achieving of Natura 2000 objectives through traditional and close-to-nature forest management – Kálmán Partos, Mecsekerdő Zrt.|
Session 2 - Possibilities of nature conservation development (available in English)
Chair: Dr. Tibor Markovics (Őrség National Park Directorate)
Session 3 - Legal framework, subsidy systems (available only in Hungarian)
Chair: József Duska (National Association of Private Forest Owners and Forest Managers)
Natura 2000 subsidy systems - Tamás Lapos, Forestry Directorate – National Food Chain Safety Office