Temporary stop for logging at Risveden, thanks to non-profit struggle

Non-profit environmentalists have succeeded in making authorities implement inhibition, ie temporary stop for logging, in a forest with high conservation values ​at Björn’s Kvarn, Risveden in the county of Västergötland, Sweden. In the meantime, an appeal against the logging notification has been submitted. The landowners have previously turned down the option of forming a nature

Forest with high conservation values to be logged at Gallsjön – authorities do not act for conservation

Over 60 hectares of forest with high conservation values ​​are now registered for logging at Gallsjön in Vimmerby municipality, Småland. This weekend, members from Protect the Forest and the forest group in Oskarshamnsbygden’s Bird Club investigated the area. Several nature associations have tried to secure protection for the entire forest, an area of ​​over 300

Protect the Forest carried out an inventory in the unprotected Högsta forest

Last weekend Protect the Forest carried out an inventory in the Högsta forest, an unprotected natural forest in Haninge municipality. We didn’t get far before everyone stopped to take a closer look at the wood-living fungi Phellinidium ferrugineofuscum (NT), Porodaedalea chrysoloma (NT) and the lichen Felipes leucopellaeus, the wood-living fungi Fuscoporia viticola and Pyrola chlorantha,

Forest at Ryssbergen threatened: “Like tearing down Stockholm’s Old Town”

Members of Protect the Forest have once again visited Ryssbergen in Nacka municipality to show their support for the threatened forest there. The forest has pines that are over 300 years old and many red-listed species but despite this are parts of the forest still planned to be demolished. “Like demolishing houses in the Old

SCA plans to log forests with red-listed species: “Incomprehensible!”

FSC-certified SCA plans to log forests with very high conservation values ​​at Svarttjärnsåsen and Marktjärn in Ånge municipality in Sweden. Despite the fact that SCA has received information of the forests’ high conservation values and that they harbor many red-listed species, SCA has not withdrawn its felling notifications. Now the NGO Protect the Forest requests