The Boreal Eco-Forestry Conference conference took place online 4-5 april 2022 (see announcement here). It was organised by the Lapland district of the Finnish Association for Nature Conservation, in cooperation with Protect the Forest, Sweden. The conference was a part of the Kolarctic CBC project “Adapting management of Barents forests to future climate and economy conditions“, funded by the EU.
The intro speech of the Boreal Eco-Forestry Online Conference 2022
Viktor Säfve, Co-organizer of the Boreal Eco-forestry Online conference 2022, one of the founding members of the association Protect the Forest, Sweden. Works with ecosystem management, nature conservation and small-scale agroforestry.
From old-growth forests to industrial plantations in northern Sweden
Lars Östlund, Professor in forest history at the Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
The effects of clear-cutting on mycorrhizal fungi
Anders Dahlberg, Professor at the Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden.
Nutrients concentrations discharging from drained peatland forests are increasing
Mika Nieminen, Principal Scientist, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Finland
More variation with inspiration from forest ecology and data on red-listed species
Håkan Berglund, Environmental Assessment Specialist at the Swedish Species Information Centre, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden.
Urnatur, multifunctional forestry in southern boreal Sweden
Håkan Strotz, Forester, forest multiple-use company Urnatur, Sweden
Could phasing out clear-cutting be a tool to counteract climate change?
Anders Lindroth, professor emeritus, Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University, Sweden
Climate mitigation forestry – temporal trade-offs
Göran Englund, Professor emeritus at the department of ecology and Environmental Sciences, Umeå University, Sweden
Natural disturbance-based forest management
Timo Kuuluvainen, Associate Professor and Docent of Forest Ecology at the Department of Forest Sciences at the University of Helsinki, Finland
Integrated process protection – The Lübeck model of forest management close to nature
Knut Sturm, Forester, expert in close-to-nature forest management , managing director, Stadtwald Lübeck, Germany
Forestry needs to take a step back and our nature needs to heal
Jon Andersson, PhD, forest ecologist and expert in forest mapping and GIS, Sweden.
Private forest owner’s: the need for valuation using multiple values and currencies
Per Angelstam, Professor, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences & Professor emeritus, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Effect of forestry for the Saami reindeer husbandry
Tiina Sanila-Aikio, Chair of the Organization Saami Reindeer Herding District, Finland
Economics of multifunctional forestry in the Sámi people homeland region
Vesa-Pekka Parkatti, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Forest Sciences, Economic-ecological optimization group, University of Helsinki, Finland.
Finns’ criticism towards clear-cuttings
Annukka Valkeapää, PhD, Executive director, Continuous Cover Forestry Association Silva, Finland.