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News from Future Forests

Future Forests deputy progamme director Camilla Sandström

Future Forests deputy director to lead research for green transition in Norway

The deputy  director of  Future Forests, Camilla Sandström from Umeå University, has been assigned to the program board of MILJØFORSK, a research programme with the mission to scientifically support a green transition in Norway.

News from Future Forests

Final meeting with Future Forests reference groups

(151022) On the 7th and 8the of October Future Forests reference groups met for the last time. The two days were spent discussing research and results, as well as evaluating the activities and set up of the reference groups in order to learn for the future. Read about the meeting

Reforestation guidelines will consider climate change

Tree breeding is a long-term activity and has to be adaptive and flexible to future conditions. Future Forests supports a project that aims to develop guidelines for seedling transfer, taking future climate into account. Results have been implemented for Scots pine, in collaboration with Finland. Read about Future Forests research on adapting reforestation material to climate change

New blogpost: Learning and networking at the World Forestry Congress

Maria Riala, market researcher at the Finnish Resource Institute LUKE and Future Forests, wrote a blog post about her participation in the 14th World Forestry Congress and about breaking out of the Nordic bioeconomy bubble. Read the blogpost.

What is Future Forests?

Future Forests is a research program initiated by Mistra, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research. The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is host and  the program is a joint initiative between SLU, Umeå University och Skogforsk.

Recent publications

Mårald, E., Sandström, C., Rist, L., Rosvall, O., Samuelsson, L., Idenfors, A. 2015. Exploring the use of a dialogue process to tackle a complex and controversial issue in forest management. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research.

Ahlström, M.A., Lundqvist, L. 2015. Stand development during 16-57 years in partially harvested sub-alpine uneven-aged Norway spruce stands reconstructed from increment cores. Forest Ecology and Management. Öppnas i nytt fönster

More publications

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