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Feb 16, 2017 |
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For a comprehensive view on the topic of introduced tree species, the IN-TREE project issued a policy brief that was recently translated into 4 more languages beside English.

You can download the policy briefs here:

-EN-   -ES-   -FR-   -IT-   -RU-   -DE- (coming soon)


Dec 12, 2016 |
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46 participants from 12 countries, forest associations, the European Commission and NGOs attended a policy event in the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic in Brussels. They discussed the results of the “In-Tree project - Introduced tree species in European forests: opportunities and challenges”.
Nov 29, 2016 |
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The main project deliverable is now finalised and can be downloaded here.

For the political event in Brussels an IN-TREE policy brief was prepared.

Nov 21, 2016 |
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2-4 November 2016
The conference brought together researchers, practitioners and decision makers from eleven countries and three continents. The challenges and opportunities of introduced species were discussed and impressively demonstrated during two field trips. more

Apr 29, 2016 |
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Lucie Vítková and Verena Quadt, In-Tree project staff, carried out a series of workshops for school children of various ages (10 - 16 years old).
Apr 15, 2016 |
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In the second week of April a group of Czech foresters visited a range of forests in southern Germany as a part of project In-Tree to discuss various aspects of management of introduced as well as native tree species. Read the full article here
Mar 8, 2016 |
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Researchers as well as practitioners were interviewed on the topics of introduced tree species to European forests. Read the individual interviews here.
Mar 2, 2016 |
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An article on the project was published in EFI-News series.

Read the full aricle in EFI-News 01/2016

Feb 24, 2016 |
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the Österreichische Bundesforste togehter with other partners have published two interesting documents in German language.


Feb 1, 2016 |
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Annual Meeting regarding the use of alternative tree species will take place in Baden-Württemberg between 5th and 7th May 2016. Those interested in the topic are highly encouraged to attend. More information can be found here. The meeting will be held in German language.

 

Dec 1, 2015 |
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Foresters from Ireland came to exchange on expert knowledge and experiences with their colleagues to Germany.
Nov 23, 2015 |
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Lucie Vítková and Frank Krumm (EFICENT) were invited to participate in a workshop on Evolutionary dynamics of tree invasion: drivers, dimensions, and implications for management that took place in Stellenbosch (South Africa) on 9-10th November. Lucie and Frank presented some of the key components of the project In-Tree during the workshop.
 
The workshop was organised by the team at CIB – Centre for Excellence on Invasion Biology at the Stellenbosch University. The workshop aimed to present current status of the evolutionary dynamics of tree invasions as well as to compile a special issue for AOB Plants on the evolution of plant invasions. Follow this link for more information.
 
Nov 23, 2015 |
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Lucie Vítková (EFICENT) attended a conference on Nature-based solutions to climate change in urban areas and their rural surroundings – linkages between science, policy and practice in Bonn (17 – 19th November). Lucie participated in order to explore the role of introduced tree species in nature-base solutions in the changing climate as a part of the project In-Tree that focuses on introduced tree species in European context. More information to be found here.
 
 
Nov 10, 2015 |
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On 5th of November around 120 participants met in the visitor centre of the biosphere reserve to discuss invasive plant species and their impact on local ecosystems.
Oct 22, 2015 |
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Frank Krumm and Lucie Vítková from EFICENT presented the project In-Tree in Brussels at the DG Environment along with Christoph Suter from GeoTest AG (Switzerland) who introduced the Risk Platform, an expert database, which has been developed by GeoTest AG and the EFICENT team. Presentation available in here.
Sep 17, 2015 |
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Project In-Tree team member attended the meeting in order to promote the project and to bridge close-to-nature forest management principles to management of introduced tree species in European forests...

 

Jun 29, 2015 |
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An international workshop took place in Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany) on 29-30th June 2015 where 25 experts on introduced tree species from across the European continent participated.