Forest education

Forest education

Forest kindergartens, guided tours for schools or holiday programmes – forest education has many facets. Children and adolescents are the decision makers of the future. Forest education imparts knowledge about the forest and forestry management in a fun sort of way. Once the foundations are laid it is hoped that they will, as adults, be able to appreciate the multi-functional sustainable use of the forest and will help to promote it.

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Designing bridges between Forest and schools

"Designing bridges between forest and schools" - this was the motto for the 14th European Forest Pedagogics Congress. The main topic was how new educational standards can lead young people and students closer to and into the forest.

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Forests and human health – a topic for Forestpedagogy?

Forest and human health – here forestry can provide much for people. Forestpedagogic activities around "Doctor Forest" are especially useful.

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10 years of networking in Europe - outlook

The public interest in forest is rising. Foresters and forest owners should perceive this as a chance and share their knowledge about forest with the interested population. In this process forestpedagogy is playing a decisive role.

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More than telling about forests

In the last ten years the Europe-wide cooperation in forestpedagogy developed rapidly. The Subgroup-Forestpedagogy is in favor of raising awareness and place-value of forestpedgogy in the forest sector and in society.

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