Slovenian hunters voted – the new lynx’s name is Maks

The last lynx that will be released into nature this year was translocated from Slovakia at the beginning of June. Since then the lynx was adjusting to his new environment in a quarantine enclosure in Snežnik. In the meantime, Slovenian hunters have chosen a name for the lynx. After counting more than 460 votes, the […]

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30. 5. 2020: Borovška Nature Trail hike

Slovenian Forest Week is an annual event that raises awareness about forests and forestry practices in Slovenia. Taking place in the last week of May, one of its traditional events is a guided hike along the Borovška Nature Trail, located in the buffer zone of Virgin Forest Krokar. The hike is meant to acquaint participants […]

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Project Beech Power During Slovenia Forest Week

Slovenian forestry is often hailed as one of the most sophisticated and nature-friendly forest management systems in place in Europe, with extensive public forestry service in place, strict adherence to close-to-nature forestry and control methods that ensure the adaptiveness of forestry practices. Slovenian forestry was given special recognition with the inscription of two Slovenian forest […]

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Film Pragozd Krokar na ogled v slovenščini in angleščini

V okviru projekta LIFEGENMON je Gozdarski inštitut Slovenije v sodelovanju z ZGS in Ministrstvom za okolje in prostor prilagodil in prevedel v angleščino ter pridobil pravice za predvajanje filma Pragozd Krokar. Film je do nadaljnega na voljo za ogled na Youtube kanalu ZGS. Slovensko Film Pragozd Krokar predstavi največji pragozdni rezervat v Sloveniji, bukov pragozd […]

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Project VET4BioECONOMY will provide an unique curriculum and e-course

Forest bioeconomy links the whole forest value chain: from management of forest resources in a sustainable manner to the delivery of products and services with higher added value. VET4BioECONOMY will provide free and innovative vocational and educational training (VET) for key competences in the emerging field of forest bioeconomy. This unique forest bioeconomy curriculum and […]

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Vihorlat Mountains – How to approach the conservation dilemmas in forests?

December provided an opportunity to visit one of the Europe’s Primeval and ancient forests of the Carpathians and other regions of Europe in Slovakia. Vihorlat Mountains (Vihorlatské vrchy) conserves one of the 78 components of the largest transnational UNESCO natural heritage property in the world. I had the chance to visit this outstanding forest as […]

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