Integrated forest management for resilience and sustainability across 25 countries
  • Freiburg City Forest - Germany

  • Steigerwald - Germany

  • Staufen Municipality Forest - Germany

  • Bohemian Forest - Czech Republic

  • Loch Vaa Forest - Scotland

  • Bavarian Forest - Germany

Exemplary Pro Silva Forests

All Pro Silva Member Countries and States are encouraged to apply to have Exemplary Pro Silva Forests accredited and added to this list.

Czech Republic

Czech Republic

Masaryk Forest Training Forest Enterprise Krtiny

A special-purpose facility at Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry Brno.

A primary management group of forest stands in conversion to selection forest was established as a demonstration and testing object for students in 1973.

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Germany

Germany

Der 800 ha große Forstort “Landteil” liegt unmittelbar vor dem Westrand des Harzes (51,8°N, 10,15°E). Die Flächen sind im Eigentum der Niedersächsischen Landesforsten und seit dem 01.01.05 dem Niedersächsischen Forstamt Seesen zugeordnet.

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Slovakia

Slovakia

Total area of the object is 50.3 ha and it is situated in south-eastern part of Nízke Tatry Mountains. The object concerns complex of forest stands with selection structure or stands in conversion to the selection forest.

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Slovenia

Slovenia

These forests are among the best examples of the development of close-to-nature silvicultural techniques in Slovenia.

Special stress is given to freestyle silviculture, gradual transformation of Norway spruce plantations into more natural structures, and to consistent verification of the management success with the “control” method.

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Switzerland

Switzerland

The management aim for the existing spruce-fir selection forest is to optimise the net revenue within the limits given by close to nature management principles.

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