Published after the founding of PRO SILVA, 22nd September 1989, Robanov Kot, Slovenia.
Following a meeting held from 18 to 22 September 1989 in Slovenia, a group of foresters from ten European countries has created a "European Union of Foresters with Management Concepts close to nature". The union has given itself the name of:
This decision is motivated by the multiple dangers to which the forest is exposed.
PR0 SILVA has set itself the task of promoting a Europe-wide movement for forests stable, healthy and productive. It believes that the traditional forest economy must evolve towards global ecosystem management forest, in order to guarantee its productivity and stability.
The option of patient silviculture that respects natural laws promotes diversity, sustainable development and sustainable development. structural richness and natural regeneration of forests composed of species in stations. The aims of the Union are as follows:
Forest owners, silviculturists and friends of the forest, willing to actively collaborate in the in pursuit of the Union's aims are requested to contact one of the signatories of this call.