Forest Association

forest.fi online magazine has had a makeover – Finnish forest sector’s joint publication provides topical information for forest debate

Finnish forest sector’s joint online magazine forest.fi will be published on its own website in the future. After renovation the […]

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 […]

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 […]