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Pro Silva Annual Meeting 2021

“Forest visions 2020+ - ecosystem services and future challenges”

postponed to June 2021 due to COVID19 !!

9th to 12th June 2021, Luxembourg

Luxembourg will host the annual meeting in 2021 and will have an official part in Luxembourg Ministry of Environment, Climate and sustainable Development. The excursion days will lead to forests around the City of Luxembourg with the thematic focus on

  • Urban forestry - Luxembourg City forest “Baambësch
  • Forestry and water protection - North of Luxembourg “Burfelt
  • Forestry and tourism - East of Luxembourg “Mullerthal
  • Forestry and nature conservation - South of Luxembourg, Natural reserve “Prënzebierg Giele Botter
  • Climate change and risk management - West of Luxembourg “Härebësch” SES Koerich

Time schedule

  • Tuesday 8th June is the travel day for arrival
  • Wednesday 9th June to Friday 11th June conference and excursion programme
  • Saturday, 12th June 2021 is planned for returning or individual cultural programme

The meeting principles will be

  • Balance between all aspects of contemporary, close-to-nature forestry
  • Intensive and focused technical discussions, assisted by an external moderator
  • Emphasise connections between quality timber production, wood processing and the local wood industry.
  • Short distances between the different excursion sites
  • Concerted (Pro Silva Luxembourg & Pro Silva) presentations of forest stands and issues
  • Getting in touch with the culture, country and people of Luxembourg
  • Adequate spare time for active exchanges

final programme, 20th May 2020

Integrated forest management for resilience and sustainability across 25 countries