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International Year of Forests, 2011


Key Forest Related events in 2011

2011

January 12
Hawai'i's Launch of the International Year of Forests
State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

January 20-February 2
Lecture "Sustainable Forest Management - Trees with Tags." and Exhibition “Nature Protection”
ENVIC
Plzeň, The Czech Republic

January 21
“A forest of possibilities” conference
Eco-advising Conference and Awareness Campaign 2011
l’Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC), Chicoutimi, Canada

January 21-30
International Green Week national awareness campaign launch
Federal Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Germany
Berlin, Germany

January 24-February 4
Ninth Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests / Launch of the International Year of Forests 2011
UNFF Secretariat
UNHQ, New York

February, April, July and October
Anti-Corruption Talk Series on Corruption and Forest Crimes
UNODC Indonesia

February-June
Contest “The best in Profession”
Russian Federation

February 2
World Wetlands Day
Ramsar Convention

February 3
International Year of Forests Exhibition
Turkish Ministry of Environment and Forestry
Turkish Mission, New York, USA

February 3
Roundtable: “La forêt québécoise: conservation ou exploitation?”
Université Laval
Québec, Canada

February 4
Children's Forest Painting Competition
Synergy Communications and Dubai Government Parks Authority
Dubai, UAE

February 10-12
IUFRO Symposium on Short rotation Forestry
Department of Forestry and Natural Resources India
Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141 004 (India)

February 14
Austrian Symposium “From Wood to Energy”
Austrian Embassy, Commercial Section
Hotel Westin Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

February 15
Austrian Symposium “From Wood to Energy”
Austrian Embassy, Commercial Section
Grand Hotel Sapporo, Sapporo, Japan

February 21-25
26th Session of the UNEP Governing Council Global Ministerial Environment Forum
Nairobi, Kenya

March
International Scientific Conference “Innovations and Technologies in Forestry”
Russian Federal Forest Agency/Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation

March 3-14
Friends of Our Forests Poetry Contest
Westhampton Free Library
Info: www .westhamptonlibrary.net
Westhampton, NY

March 7-8
2nd PrepCom for UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)
Division for Sustainable Development
UNHQ, New York

March 12
China Tree Planting Day
Beijing, China

March 16-17
National Schools Debate Forestry Essay Competition Awards Presentation
The Living Rainforest
Hampstead Norreys, Thatcham, West Berkshire RG18 0TN, United Kingdom

March 21
Launch of the International Year of Forests photographic exhibition
Australian National Botanic Gardens, UNIC Canberra and the Canberra Institute of Technology
Canberra, Australia

March 22
World Water Day

March 22-26
Global Forum and Symposium of Model Forests
IMFN and CESEFOR
Burgos, Spain

March 23
Make a Forest
Throwing Snowballs
Info: www.makeaforest.org
The Netherlands

March 24-26
Kids4Trees Tree Planting
Kids4Trees
Los Padres National Forest - Mt. Pinos Ranger District, California, USA

March 26-27
Designing Your Forest
Oasi Zegna
Trivero, Biella, Italy

March 26-27
“Bosques a Media Luna”
Bosque La Primavera
Jalisco, Mexico

March 27
El Ronquillo
“Regala un Bosque” (Give a Forest)
Sevilla, Spain

March 28
Rencontres Filière Bois,
“Forestry - Wood Chain” in Belgium
Namur, Belgium

March 30
Presentation of the Young Environmentalists Directory
Young Biologists Association NGO, and
Aarhus Centers with the assistance of Nagao Environmental Foundation
Yerevan, Armenia

April-May
All-Russia action “Protect Forest against Fire”
Russian Federation

April-August
Contest “Singing Forest”
Russian Federation

April
Bulgaria Professional Holiday of Foresters
Bulgaria

April
Launch of Community Forest Associations and Award and recognition
Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife, Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya

April 2
Tree Planting Ceremony: Launching of International Year of Forests in Azerbaijan
The United Nations and the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources
Baku, Azerbaijan

April 4-June 28
Sylva Foundation Exhibitions
Sylva Foundation and University of Oxford Botanic Garden
Info: www.SYLVA.org.uk
Oxford, England

April 5-8
II Mediterranean Forest Week
European Forest Institute
Avignon, France

April 6-8
Kids4Trees Tree Planting
Kids4Trees
Cibola National Forest, Mountainair Ranger District, New Mexico, USA

April 6-8
The Arkhangelsk International Forest Forum
Organ of Executive Power, Arkhangelskaya Region
Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation

April 7-10
The Orange Expo 2011
La Vallée de Ferney Conservation Trust and Orange-Mauritius Telecom
Ferney, Mauritius

April 9
Discovering the Tawny Owl
Oasi Zegna
Plains of Barbato, Bielmonte, Italy

April 9
Launching Ceremony: China’s Action in Response to the International Year of Forests
State Forestry Administration of P.R.C
Beijing, China

April 10-14
The Fifth Natural Forests and Woodlands Symposium
Republic of South Africa, Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Richards Bay, South Africa

April 11
Global Investment in Sustainable Forestry - Preconditions & Opportunities Seminar
The Federation of Swedish Family Forest Owners
The Federation's Headquarters, Stockholm, Sweden

April 13
Conférence de Louis Bélanger: “L’aménagement écosystémique de la forêt au Québec: grandeurs et misères de l’approche québécoise”
Université Laval
Québec, Canada

April 14-16
Kids4Trees Tree Planting
Kids4Trees
Pike National Forest, Colorado, USA

April 16-August 28
The Tree of Life Exhibition
Christel Kvant
Fredriksdal Museums Gardens, Helsingborg, Sweden

April 16
Conservation of Loktak Lake Programme
North East Center for Environmental Education and Research, Imphal
Info: www.neceer.org.in
Manipur, India

April 20-23
Kids4Trees Tree Planting
Kids4Trees
Bienville National Forest and local schools, Mississippi, USA

April 21
Earth Day
John Abbott College
The Agora, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada

April 22
Earth Day
USA

April 24
Spring Bird Song Guided Walk
Bryngarw House
Bryngarw Country Park, Brynmenyn, Bridgend, South Wales, CF32 8UU, United Kingdom

April 27-29
Forestry Leaders Summit: Building Partnerships in International Forestry Education and Research
The Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada

April 28-30
Kids4Trees Tree Planting
Kids4Trees
Tuskegee National Forest, Alabama, USA

May
All-Russia Junior Forest Contest “Young Growth”
Russian Federal Forest Agency
Moscow, Russian Federation

May-June
Regional contests “The best School Ranger unit”
Russian Federation

May-October 1
International Mal Art Project-“Forest Magic Mountain”
Info: www.boscodeipoeti.it
The Bosco dei Poeti
Trento, Italy

May-November 1
Under the trees Exhibition
The City of Paris
The Park of Bagatelle, Paris, France

May 2-3
II Workshop Red de Investigación en Manejo Sostenible de Ecosistemas Forestales (RIMSET)
Fondo de Cooperación Internacional en Ciencia y Tecnología Unión Europea-México (FONCICYT)
Lugo, Spain

May 2-5
ANZIF Conference ‘Pacific Forestry’
Institute of Foresters of Australia and the New Zealand Institute of Forestry
Auckland, New Zealand

May 2-13
CSD 19 - Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD)
Division for Sustainable Development
UNHQ, New York

May 3-4
Kids4Trees Tree Planting
Kids4Trees
San Juan National Forest, Colorado, USA

May 4-6
Kids4Trees Tree Planting
Kids4Trees
Cherokee National Forest, Watauga Ranger District, Tennessee, USA

May 4-6
III Reunión del Grupo de Trabajo sobre Modelización Forestal de la Sociedad Española de Ciencias Forestales
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Lugo, Spain

May 4-7
3rd AlpFFIRS General Meeting
European Territorial Cooperation and European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
Hermagor, Austria

May 5
Haiti: Progress and Regress, A Photo Exhibition
Community Development International and the Hoboken Public Library
Info: www.cs-international.org
New York, NY

May 6-8
Dancing Trees
Krapperup’s Summer Theatre
Fredriksdal Museums, Helsingborg, Sweden

May 7
Celebrating the World Migratory Bird Day
Oasi Zegna
Bielmonte, Biella, Italy

May 7-October 2
Trees in Focus Photograph Exhibition
Bertil Hagberg
Graphic Museum in Fredriksdal Museums, Helsingborg, Sweden

May 8
Tree Fun: Family day at Fredriksdal
Fredriksdal Museums, Helsingborg, Sweden

May 8
Spring Bird Song Guided Walk
Bryngarw House
Bedford Park, Cefn Cribwr, United Kingdom

May 8-September 11
Stick Animals Exhibition and Craft Workshop
South Wing of Fredriksdal Museums, Helsingborg, Sweden

May 9
Trees for Europe-Europe Day
Tree-Europe Association
Challans, France

May 9-10
World Migratory Bird Day
United Nations Environment Programme

May 9-12
Managed forests in future landscapes. Implications for water and carbon cycles
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

May 9-13
5th International Wildland Fire Conference
FAO and UNISDR
Sun City, South Africa

May 9-16
Regional Workshop for East, South and Southeast Asia on Updating National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans
Organized under the Japan Biodiversity Fund by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
Xi'an, China

May 11
The Importance of Trees Lecture
Christel Kvant
Kulturmagasinet Library, Sundsvall, Sweden

May 13-15
Dancing Trees
Krapperup’s Summer Theatre
Fredriksdal Museums, Helsingborg, Sweden

May 13-22
Bealtaine Festival of Outdoor Science 2011 - Celebrating Our Living Earth
CALMAST
Info: www.livingearth.ie
Southeast of Ireland

May 14
Photographs with the Moonlight
Oasi Zegna
Bielmonte, Biella, Italy

May 14
National Day of Forest Planting
Russian Federal Forest Agency
Russian Federation

May 14
Freedom Walk for the Tigers
Cee4life (Conservation and Environmental Education 4 Life)
Gateway of Corbett National Park, India

May 14
Field Seminar: Save Forests to Save Tigers
Indian Science Writers' Association (jointly with YHAI-FBD UNIT and MDS)
Garjia, Corbett National Park, Ramnagar (District Nainital), India

May 14-June 26
Gemeinsam Wandern - Vielfalt in Wäldern erleben!
The Federal Office of Nature Conservation Bonn, Germany
Bonn, Germany

May 15
World Family Day at "Parco Avventura"
Oasi Zegna
Veglio, Biella, Italy

May 15
Second Seminar on Small Mammal Conservation Issues
Small Mammal Conservation and Research Foundation (SMCRF)
Sundhara, Kathmandu, Nepal

May 15- June 26
Photo Exhibition of Mathias Klum
Oasi Zegna
Trivero, at Casa Zegna, Biella, Italy

May 16-27
Tenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
PFII Secretariat
UNHQ, New York

May 17
Bat Walk: A unique opportunity to discover the fascinating world of bats
Bryngarw House
Bryngarw Country Park, Brynmenyn, Bridgend, South Wales, CF32 8UU, United Kingdom

May 17, 19 and 26
Conference Celebrating the International year of Forests
Museo Friulano di Storia Naturale
Piazza Libertà, Udine, Italy

May 18
Walk in the forest’s larder
Fredriksdal Museums, Helsingborg, Sweden

May 19-22
Bioweek 2011
The Natural History Museum of Trento and The Forests and Wildlife Department of the Autonomous Province of Trento
Trento, Italy

May 20 Act Now! Forest For Future - a global tree planting day of schools
Environment Online-ENO

May 21
Celebrating Nature – Trees, Forests and Us
Cairngorms National Park Authority
Cairngorms National Park, United Kingdom

May 21
Tree Planting Event
Association Pour l’Environnement et Développement de la Jeunesse (APEDJ)
Brazzaville, Congo

May 21
Mayfair: International Awareness
Nishuane School
Montclair, New Jersey

May 22
International Day for Biological Diversity (IBD)
Gujarat Science City
Info: www.scity.org
Gujarat, India

May 22
Discovering the "Alta Valsessera"
Oasi Zegna
Bielmonte, Italy

May 22
International Day for Biological Diversity: Biodiversity and Forests
CBD Secretariat

May 22-24 Seminar: Strengthening Smallholder forst producers Association in Kenya
Federation of Swedish Family Forest Owners, IFFA International Family Forestry Alliance and Food and Agriculture Organization
Nairobi, Kenya

May 23-August 28
Worked in Wood: Wood is versatile - It can be used to make everything from
sewing appliances to mustard crushers
Kulturmagasinet Library, Sundsvall, Sweden

May 24
European Day of Parks
EuroParc Federation
All Around Europe

May 25
Green Projects: Competition
IdeasTap
Info: www.IdeasTap.com
London, England

May 26 -29 Wicklow Arts Festival
Info: wicklowartsfestival.ie
County Wicklow, Ireland

May 28
A Night in the Forest
Oasi Zegna
Castagnea, Bielmonte, Italy

May 28
Make a Forest - Sustainable Forest Management Through Visual Art and Design
Throwing Snowballs
Info: www.makeaforest.org
Hilversum, The Netherlands

May 28-29
Karst Exercise 2011 - Alpine Forest Fire Warning System Project
Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia – Regional Civil Protection and Slovenian Forestry Institute
Italian-Slovenian Border

June
Environment Week
Consórcio Novo CENPES
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

June
Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Indicators for the Strategic Plan on Biodiversity
Convention on Biological Diversity

June
European Forest Congress
National Institute of Agricultural Economics and the Forest Observatory (INEA-FO)
Rome, Italy

June
International Show “Shield of Forest”
Russian Federal Forest Agency/Organ of Executive Power, Vladimirskaya region
Vladimirskaya, Russian Federation

June-September
Environmental Awareness Programs
IFDC Burundi
Info: www.ifdc.org
Burundi

June-September 15
Competition: Forest of the Year
PEFC Netherlands and Reformatorisch Dagblad
Info: http://bosvanhetjaar.refdagmagazine.nl/
The Netherlands

June-December 2011
International Year of Forests 2011 Workshop Certification
Indian Astrobiology Research Centre (IARC)
Nationwide in India

June 1-30
Sylva Foundation Exhibitions
Sylva Foundation and Forge2 Gallery
Info: www.SYLVA.org.uk
Northampton, England

June 2-5
Volunteer at Alta Murgia National Park
Inachis Bitonto
Info: www.inachis.org
Italy

June 3
Opening: Centro de Investigaciones Asntonia Ramos”
Fundación Bosques Nativos Argentinos para la Biodiversidad
Info: www.bosques.org.ar
Argentina

June 4-5
Discovering the Forest
Oasi Zegna
Bielmonte, Biella, Italy

June 5
World Environment Day
UNEP

June 5
World Environment Day Photography Competition
British Council Wales | British Council Cymru
Global

June 5
Forests: Nature at Your Service, Site Launch for World Environment Day
United Nations Environment Programme/ PNUMA Brasil
Info: www.unep.org/portuguese/wed/
Brasilia, Brazil

June 6-8
3rd International Conference of Forestry Training Centres
Ossiach, Austria

June 6-10
4th International Conference on Mediterranean Pines
FAO-Silvamediterranea and INRA

June 7
Bat Walk: A unique opportunity to discover the fascinating world of bats
Bryngarw House
Bryngarw Country Park, Brynmenyn, Bridgend, South Wales, CF32 8UU, United Kingdom

June 8
Fire Smart Barbecue
Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries and Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
Info: http://www.alpac.ca
Alberta, Canada

June 8-9
2nd Edition of European Poplar Meeting
A.P.I. - Associazione Pioppicoltori Italiani, FederlegnoArredo, Commissione Nazionale per il Pioppo, Pro-Populus and USSE
Mantova, Italy

June 9-11
Canadian Conference
British Columbia Community Forest Association
Info: www.bccfa.ca
Canada

June 12
Creative Workshops between the Trees
Oasi Zegna
Veglio, Biella, Italy

June 12 -September 4
100th Anniversary of Giazza Forest
Comune di Selva di Progno
Info: www.comuneselvadiprogno.it
Verona, Italy

June 13-14
Science workshop
CIFOR
Norwich, United Kingdom

June 14-16
FOREST EUROPE Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe
FOREST EUROPE
Oslo, Norway

June 14
Sounds of the Forest: Movie Screening
Artlink Central Transitions Programme
Stirling, Scotland

June 15
Counting on the Environment: The Contribution of Forests to Rural Livelihoods
CIFOR
The Royal Society, London, United Kingdom

June 16-18
IV Jornadas Medio Ambientales de la Isa Baja (Conference on the Environment)
Ayuntamiento de Los Silos (City Council of Los Silos) and Birding Canarias
Tenerife (Canary Islands)

June 17
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
UNCCD Secretariat

June 18
International Year of Forests Exhibition
Turkish Ministry of Environment and Forestry
Grand National Assembly, Ankara, Turkey

June 18
A Trip in the Forest with the Moonlight
Oasi Zegna
Bielmonte, Biella, Italy

June 18-19
“Bosques a Media Luna”
Bosque La Primavera
Jalisco, Mexico

June 19
Nuñomoral
“Regala un Bosque” (Give a Forest)
Extremadura, Spain

June 19
Sponsor a tree in Armenia as a tribute to Dad
Armenia Tree Project
Info: www.armeniatree.org
Armenia

June 20-Jul 17
A short-lived artistic installation
The City of Paris
In front of the city hall of Paris, France

June 23-24
Present and future role of forest resources in the socio-economic development of rural areas European Congress.
MIPAAF-NRN (National Rural Network-Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies)
INEA-FO (Forest Observatory of the National Institute of Agricultural Economics)
Rome, Italy

June 25-Jul 1
FSC General Assembly 2011
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
Info: www.ga.fsc.org
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

June 26
Parque Natural Sierra de Huétor
“Regala un Bosque” (Give a Forest)
Granada, Spain

June 26-Jul 1
Tree Biotechnology 2011 - From genomes to integration and delivery
IUFRO
Bahia, Brazil

June 27
General Assembly Meeting
Fondation Mohammed VI pour la Recherche et la Sauvegarde de l'Arganier
Essaouira, Morocco

June 29-30
Annual AEBIOM European Bioenergy Conference & RENEXPO
Bioenergy Europe
Brussels, Belgium

June 30
13th Annual General Meeting & Resilience Conversations
FORREX Forum for Research and Extension in Natural Resources
Kamloops BC, Canada

June 30-July 2
Promoting Agroforestry Activities in Ferrol
Asociación Forestal de Galicia
Galicia, Spain

June 27-Jul 1
Make a twig whisk Craft Workshop
Fredriksdal Museums, Helsingborg, Sweden

July
UN Economic and Social Council
ECOSOC Secretariat
UNHQ, New York

July 4-8
Make a Stick animal Craft Workshop
Fredriksdal Museums, Helsingborg, Sweden

July 6 -7
Symposium on the value of forests
Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA)
Info: www.inia.es
Madrid, Spain

July 9-18
Artforêt Exhibit
ALAF
Mézin (Aquitaine), France

July 10
Photo Expo: “Forêts d’ici et d’ailleurs” (Forests and Elsewhere)
City Aventure de Lyon
Info: www.cityadventure.com
Sainte Foy lès Lyon, France

July 11-15
Make your own bark boat Craft Workshop
Fredriksdal Museums, Helsingborg, Sweden

July 11-15
Forest Tenure, Governance and Enterprise: Experiences and Opportunities for Asia in a Changing Context
Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), and International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Lombok, Indonesia

July 12-August 21
Community Development and Environmental Projects
Camps International Asia
Info: www.campsinternational.com
Sabah, Malaysian Borneo

July 13-14
Conference: “Esperienze di buone pastiche nella gestione del territorio”
Embassy of Peru in Italy, Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo Lazio e Molise and l’Associazione ERCI team Onlus
Info: www.parcoabruzzo.it
Avezzano, Italy

July 13
The Living Forest Celebration
Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries
Info: http://www.alpac.ca
Alberta, Canada

July 16
Photographs with the Moonlight
Oasi Zegna
Info: www.oasizegna.com
Biella, Italy

July 17
Plantón Móvil (Walking Forest Flash Mob)
Parque Salazar, Miraflores
Lima, Perú

July 18-20
Asian Wetland Symposium (AWS)
Sabah State Government
Sabah, Malaysia

July 18-27
Programa Poupança Jovem
Secretaria de Estado de Desenvolvimento Social (SEDESE)
Info: www.poupancajovem.mg.gov.br
Governador Valadares City, Brazil

July 21-24
Art in Action: Sylva Foundation Exhibitions
Sylva Foundation and Waterperry House and Gardens
Info: www.SYLVA.org.uk
Oxfordshire, England

July 21-24
Santai Off Road Adventure
Info: www.mylandy.com.my
My Landy Automobile Sports Club
Endau Rompin National Park in Sungai Selai, Johor

July 24
Butterfly Walk Gomm’s Wood LNR, High Wycombe
Wycombe District Council and Butterfly Conservation Upper Thames Branch
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
High Wycombe, England

July 26
Deva San Antonio
“Regala un Bosque” (Give a Forest)
Gijón, Spain

July 29
Demons of the Deep – Pond-Dipping at Funges Meadow
Wycombe District Council and Funges Meadow Nature Reserve
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
High Wycombe, England

July 29
Jewels of the Night Gomm’s Wood LNR
Wycombe District Council
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
High Wycombe, England

July 31
Butterflies of Sands Bank LNR
Wycombe District Council and Butterfly Conservation Upper Thames Branch
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
High Wycombe, England

August
Opera-Walk ‘Bête de scènes: 17 performances
UNRIC - Centre régional d'information des Nations Unies pour l'Europe occidentale
Villages in Franche-Comté Region, France

August 3-6
Second Meeting of Biological Sciences
ECUBEL
Info: www.ecbuel.com
Parana, Brazil

August 5 -31
Sylva Foundation Exhibitions
Sylva Foundation and University of Oxford Botanic Garden
Info: www.SYLVA.org.uk
Oxford, England

August 5
Minibeast Safari & Craft Activity-Chairborough LNR
Wycombe District Counci
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
High Wycombe, England

August 6
Night Creatures Safari-Little Marlow
Wycombe District Council
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
Nr. Bourne End, England

August 6
Bike-Ride through the “Alta Valessera”
Oasi Zegna
Info: www.oasizegna.com
Bielmonte, Italy

August 6-10
Annual Meeting
American Society of Plant Biologists
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

August 6 -21
Forests in Asturias
Banco Herrero
Gijon, Spain

August 8-10
Second Regional Forum for People and Forests: Community Forestry: Key to Solving Current and Emerging Challenges
The Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC)
Bangkok, Thailand

August 9
International Day of the World's Indigenous People
PFII Secretariat

August 12
Wildlife of Wycombe: Bug life of Funges Meadow & Keep Hill
Wycombe District Council
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
High Wycombe, England

August 13
Bats and Beasts of the Night-Little Marlow
Wycombe District Council
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
Bourne End, England

August 16-December 20
Weekly Trivia Contest
Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries
Info: http://www.alpac.ca
Alberta, Canada

August 17
Great Summer Bug Hunt (For Kids)
Wycombe District Council and Wycombe Museum
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
High Wycombe, England

August 19-27
Exhibition: Forests
Forestry Bureau of Taiwan
Info: www.forest.gov.tw
Taipei City, Taiwan

August 23
Wildlife of Wycombe: Bug Life of Funges Meadow & Keep Hill Wood
Wycombe District Council
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
High Wycombe, England

August 24-31
Traditional Medicine Week
Traditional Medical Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe
Info: http://www.mohcw.gov.zw
Zimbabwe

August 27
Family Picnic
Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries
Info: http://www.alpac.ca
Alberta, Canada

August 27-September 11
Photograph Exhibit
Jean-Christophe Milhet
Info: www.jcmilhet.com
Perpignan, France

September
66th Session of the United Nations General Assembly
UNHQ, New York

September
International Forest Forum
Russian Federal Forest Agency
Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation

September 1
Exposition: Natural Heritage of Cergy-Pontoise
Tourism Office of Cergy-Pontoise
Info: http://www.cergypontoise.fr/
Cergy-Pontoise, France

September 2
Beasts of the Night-Prestwood
Wycombe District Council
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
Prestwood, England

September 3
A Night in the Forest
Oasi Zegna
Info: www.oasizegna.com
Bielmonte, Italy

September 7
Threatened Species Day
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and Beaumaurice Zoo Site
Australia

September 8-10
Forestry in the Highlands Conference and Film Festival
CIFAL Findhorn
Info: www.cifalfindhorn.org
Scotland

September 10
National Action “Clean Forest”
Russian Federation

September 10
Open House
Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries
Info: http://www.alpac.ca
Alberta, Canada

September 10
Art Installation: “Forest Reflections” Jen Seevinck and Grovely State Primary School
Info: http://forestreflections.wordpress.com
Brisbane, Australia

September 11
Awakening The Forest
Oasi Zegna, Info: www.oasizegna.com
Veglio Biella, Italy

September 11
Ribadavia
“Regala un Bosque” (Give a Forest)
Ourense, Spain

September 12-16
Festival: “Semaine consacré à l'éducation à l'environnement et à l'énergie”
Natura Music Festival
Info: www.naturamusicfestival.be
Couvin, Belgium

September 12 -January 7
Sylva Foundation Exhibitions
Sylva Foundation and Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Info: www .SYLVA.org.uk
Oxford, England

September 13-30
Photograph Exhibit
Jean-Christophe Milhet
Info: www.jcmilhet.com
Perpignan, France

September 13-16
International Junior Forest Contest
Russian Federal Forest Agency/Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
Moscow, Russian Federation

September 13-17
Act Now! Forests For Future - a global conference on forests for children and youth
Environment Online-ENO
Joensuu, Finland

September 14-16
Kids4Trees Tree Planting
Kids4Trees
Curt Gowdy State Park, Wyoming, USA

September 14 -16
Congreso Brasileiro de Reflorestamento Ambiental
Institutio Capixaba de Pesquisa, Assistencia Tecnica E Extensao Rural (INCAPER)
Info: www.incaper.es.gov.br
Brazil

September 15-16
Forest Pedagogic and Environmental Education – The PAWS-MED experience
The team of the EU project PAWS-MED and hosted by the Italian State Forest Service
Sabaudia, Italy

September 15 -17
California Urban and Community Forest Conference – “Connecting people, trees and communities”
California Urban Forests Council
Info: www .californiareleaf.org
Palo Alto, California

September 16
Glow Wild in the Dark Brush Hill LNR
Wycombe District Council
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
Princes Risborough, England

September 16
International Seminar: Cities and Forests
Fórum Latino-Americano de Governos Locais
Manaus, Brazil

September 16
Forest Cleanup Program
Hormod Sustainable Development Institute
Iran

September 17
For the Forest
Arts for Peace, Ltd.
Info: http://unafp.org/
Narrowsburg, NY USA

September 17-18
Day of Forestry Workers
Russian Federation

September 18
Aliaga
“Regala un Bosque” (Give a Forest)
Teruel, Spain

September 18
International Traveling Autumn Event: Tree Planting and Interactive Activities
Estelle Spike
Contact: etspike@peoplepc.com
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

September 18
Chilterns Countryside Festival- Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre (National Trust)
Wycombe District Council, AONB Conservation Board
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
Herts, England

September 18
Congreso Emclaves
Confederación Española de Empresarios de la Madera (CONFEMADERA)
Info: www.confemadera.es/agenda
Madrid, Spain

September 18-25
France-China Week of Forests
Ambassade de France en Chine
Info: www.ambafrance-cn.org
Beijing, China

September 19-21
Symposium: healthy Forests for Life
Global Environmental Change and Human Health (GECHH)
Info: http://www.gechh.unu.edu
Verbania, Italy

September 21-23
CarboForest Conference
Forest Research Institute, Poland
Forest Research Institute in Sękocin Stary, Poland

September 21-23
Seventh “Environment for Europe” Ministerial Conference
UNECE
Astana, Kazakhstan

September 21-24
Kids4Trees Tree Planting
Kids4Trees
White River National Forest, Colorado, USA

September 21-25
65th Annual Conference of the German Forestry Society
Aachen, Germany

September 24
Back to the Trees
UNRIC - Centre régional d'information des Nations Unies pour l'Europe occidentale
Forêt de Chailluz (Doubs), France

September 24-25
Special Weekend of Trees and Gardens
The City of Paris
Paris, France

September 24-25
“Bosques a Media Luna”
Bosque La Primavera
Jalisco, Mexico

September 25
Calasparra
“Regala un Bosque” (Give a Forest)
Murcia, Spain

September 25
Go For Mushrooms
Mycological Society of Biella and Oasi Zegna
Info: www.oasizegna.com
Bielmonte, Italy

27 September 2011
Forests Indonesia : Alternative futures to meet demands for food, fibre, fuel and REDD+
Info: www.forestsindonesia.org
Jakarta, Indonesia

September 28-October 1
Kids4Trees Tree Planting
Kids4Trees
White River National Forest, Colorado, USA

September 30
FSC Friday-Annual Celebration of Responsible Forestry
Forest Stewardship Council United Kingdom
Info: www .fsc-uk.org
United Kingdom

October
Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
CBD Secretariat

October
National Forestry Management and Utilization Exhibition
Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife, Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya

October
Community-level seminar on communication and information sharing procedures
in reporting forest crimes to authorised agencies
UNODC Indonesia

October
All-Russia Congress of School Ranger Units
Russian Federal Forest Agency/Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
Moscow, Russian Federation

October
Forester’s Congress of Russia
Russian Federal Forest Agency
Russian Federation

October 2
Mount Pinnacle Land Trust's Anniversary
Mount Pinnacle Land Trust and Appalachian Corridor
Québec, Canada

October 2
International Traveling Autumn Celebration: Interactive Activities
Estelle Spike
Contact: etspike@peoplepc.com
Sintra, Portugal

October 2-7
Workshop: “Atelier international sur la foresterie communautaire dans le cadre de la REDD+”
Université Laval
Québec, Canada

October 4-6
Carrefour Forêt Innovations
Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune
Quebec City Convention Centre, Quebec, Canada

October 8
Beginner’s Guide to Mushrooms and Other Fungi
Wycombe District Council
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
Buckinghamshire, England

October 9
World Habitat Day
Oasi Zegna
Info: www.oasizegna.com
Castagnea, Italy

October 9
Pancorbo
“Regala un Bosque” (Give a Forest)
Burgos, Spain

October 9-16
Week of the Forests
Vereniging voor Bos in Vlaanderen in cooperation with Flemish Agency for Nature and Forests
Flanders, Belgium

October 10-21
UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) COP 10
UNCCD Secretariat
Changwon City, Republic of South Korea

October 12
Conference: 11th Rights and Resources Initiative Dialogue on Forests, Governance and Climate Change
Forest Peoples Programme
Info: http://www.forestpeoples.org
United Kingdom

October 12-16
Science Festival "La Science se met au vert"
UNRIC, D.E.F.I. Bois, amd Pasteur Institutions
Mouchard, Arbois, Dôle Salins-les-Bains (Jura) and Arc-et-Senans (Doubs), France

October 14-17
Mushrooms and Forests Exhibition
the City of Paris
Parc Floral de Paris, France

October 14
Conference: “Alberi in città”
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at Pisa University
Pisa, Italy

October 15
Beginner’s Guide to Mushrooms and Other Fungi
Wycombe District Council
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
High Wycombe, England

October 16
World Food Day
FAO
Worldwide

October 17-19
Second-Mediterranean Meetings Searchers-managers-Industrial
University of Jijel
Info: www.rencontre-medsuber.com
Jijel, Alegria

October 17-30
Forest Weeks 2011
Forest Finance Panama S.A.
Panama

October 18-19
The Wood Ant Symposium
The James Hutton Institute
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

October 19
Rediscovering Wood: The Key to a Sustainable Future
International Conference on the Art and Joy of Wood
FAO, IWST (Bangalore), IPIRTI
Bangalore, India

October 23
Los Navalucillos
“Regala un Bosque” (Give a Forest)
Toledo, Spain

October 23-25
Sustainable Forest & Economic Development: Domestic and Global Challenges
Greater Lansing Area United Nations Association, International Studies and Programs, Department of Forestry and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Info: www.espp.msu.edu/news/seminars/IYF.pdf
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
USA

October 24-31
Promotion of Private and Communal Forestry
REFORD – Regional Centre for Forestry and Rural Development
Info: www.refordcentre.org
Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo

October 25 -27
Meeting: Gestion de la végétation, une vision à 360°
Association Quebecoise de Gestion de la Vegetation, AQGV
Info: www.aqgv.qc.ca/congres.php
La Malbaie, Quebec

October 31-November 2
Southern Woodland Owners Conference & Solutions Fair
Georgia Forestry Association
Info: www.gfagrow.org
Tifton, Georgia

November
European Union Forest Directors - General Meeting
Poland

November
A workshop for Police, Prosecutors, Judges and Forest Rangers
on the topic of criminal justice response to illegal logging
UNODC Indonesia

November
Regional Conference on Forests
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

November 2-6
2011 Society of American Foresters National Convention
Honolulu, Hawaii

November 7-11
Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW 2011)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Info: www.fao.org/forestry/ap-forestry-week/en/
Beijing, China

November 7-30
The Science Film Festival
Goethe-Institut
Info: www.goethe.de/sciencefilmfestival
Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam

November 10
Interactive Evening and Tree Planting
Estelle Spike
Info: www.cmlibrary.org
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

November 12
Winter Migrants Walk Spade Oak-Little Marlow
Wycombe District Council
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
Bourne End, England

November 14-16
International Environmental Film Festival: Green Screen Fest
Green Screen Fest
Info: www.greenscreenfest.org
Belgrade, Serbia

November 23-24
International Conference Forests 2011
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Info: ees.kuleuven.be/
Leuven, Belgium

November 25
Conference: “Exploitation forestière et protection des cours d'eau”
Contrat de rivière Lesse
Info: www.contratderivierelesse.net
Rochefort, Belgium

November 28-December 9
17th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP 17) and seventh session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (COP/MOP 7)
UNFCCC Secretariat
Johannesburg, South Africa

December
International Exhibition-Fair “Russian Forest”
Russian Federal Forest Agency
Vologda, Russian Federation

1 December 2011
Dry Forests Conference: A new research agenda for Africa
Durban, South Africa

December 4
Book Launch: The Wild Forests of Norrbotten
Varda HB
Stockhom, Sweden

December 4
Forest Day 5
Info: www.forestday.org
Durban, South Africa

December 10-17
Art Exhibit
L’Ass. Culturale Artistica Queen Art Studio di Padova
Info: www.villapisani.beniculturali.it/index.php
Venice, Italy

December 11
International Mountain Day
FAO
Poland

December 17-18
“Bosques a Media Luna”
Bosque La Primavera
Jalisco, Mexico

December 17
The Holly & the Ivy Xmas Decoration Making
Wycombe District Council
Info: www.wycombe.gov.uk
Princes Risborough, England

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