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New countries in the Contest

More countries in the Contest! Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia has joined YPEF 2010/2011.

Organization of the Contest has started

The YPEF International Contest Commission has finally started with the Contest! We are completing partners from whole Europe. Some like Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Ukraine and Poland has already declared attendance at the Contest. At the same time the National Stage Contests are being prepared.

The meeting of the YPEF International Contest Commission

The meeting of the YPEF International Contest Commission chaired by Andrzej Kawalec took place on November 24, 2010, at the Forestry Faculty of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. József Pethő and Pál Kovácsevics (Hungarian Forestry Association), László Hoczek (leader of the Hungarian competition “Kitaibel Pál”), Stanislav Janský (Association of Municipal and Private Forest Owners SVOL, Czech Republic), Thomas Baschny (Union of Austrian Foresters, leader of FCN-Subgroup Forest Related Environmental Education), Kamil Szpakowski and Jolanta Stankiewicz (General Directorate of the State Forests, Poland), Andrzej Kawalec, Maciej Białecki, Robert Tomusiak and Stanisław Biernacki (Forest Friends Association, Poland) and Jerzy Dobrucki (Publishing House FOREST) were present.

European Forest Pedagogics Congress

5th European Forest Pedagogics Congress 2010, Lahti, Finland


„Forest Pedagogics – Beneficial Impacts on Education and Society“ was the main title of 5th European Forest Pedagogics Congress which took place in Lahti, Finland 21-22nd October 2010.

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