Forest Association

Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers 2018 on video: sharing insights on the possibilities of forests

The first Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers took place in November 2018. The event, targeted at decision makers in […]

EU Vice President Jyrki Katainen stresses the importance of bioeconomy and circular economy at the Forest Academy opening ceremony

Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, brought the Commission’s greetings to the Forest […]

Finland’s Prime Minister Juha Sipilä Proposes an EU-Africa Forest Fund – Major New Initiative to battle Climate Change in Africa and globally now under consideration

Finland proposed a major new initiative to fight climate change with forestation through EU-Africa Partnership. The initiative was presented today by […]

Role of forests in climate change: New initiative to combat climate change to be announced at EU Forest Academy – presented by Minister Leppä, November 21

This week, the first Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers will be organized jointly by Finland and Sweden. Finnish Minister […]

Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers builds dialogue on forests between EU institutions

Finland and Sweden have started a joint initiative consisting of two consecutive events for EU decision makers: the first one […]

Children celebrate world forests by growing pines from seeds

March 21 is the UN’s International Day of Forests. This year, the theme is Forests and Sustainable Cities. Forests make […]

Forest Quiz can take you out into the forest and the wide world

For the 37th time in a row, the Forest Quiz for lower secondary schools was organized on 8 February.  The […]

What can you learn about forestry from an astronaut?

I am still grateful to my parents who woke me up at half past three in the morning on 21st […]

International Day of Forests: In Finland, thousands of children sow tree seeds to celebrate forests

This year, the International Day of Forests is celebrated on March 21. The UN proclaimed the Day to raise awareness […]

Increased citizen confidence in how Finnish forests are used

Finnish citizens consider that Finnish forests are being well maintained. Finns also trust in the skills of forest professionals. These […]

Press Release: Anders Portin the new Managing Director

Anders Portin (M.Sc. Forestry), 55, has been elected the new Managing Director of the Finnish Forest Association. Mr. Portin will […]

Metsä ja Puu [Forest and timber] 2012

Metsä ja puu opinion poll was carried out by independent research company Taloustutkimus for the Finnish Forest Association. The goal […]