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StarTree is a pan-European project to support the sustainable exploitation
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StarTree in Wales

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 Posted in StarTree, News

The StarTree 8th General Assembly took place in Bangor, North Wales, on 25–27 May 2016. The agenda of this project internal meeting was focussed on the final products of the project which will include various types of publications and outreach activities.

IMG 7793 400Knowledge Exchange Events (or KEEs for short) have been an integral part of the StarTree General Assemblies. This year, a very special KEE took place in the form of an open Wild Forest Products Fair in Glynllifon. The fair included workshops and demonstrations, as well as stalls for exhibitors coming from near and far.

During the day, hundreds of people visited the fair, making in a memorable day for all. The Fair was organised in collaboration with StarTree and Llais y Goedwig.

Featured Regional Case Study - Scotland

Scotland has a very low proportion of forest cover compared with most of Europe, and much of this is conifer plantations which are harvested by clear-felling.

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  • Enrico Vidale

    Enrico Vidale

    University of Padua (UNIPD), Coordinator of RCS Trentino-Alto Adige

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonst ration under grant agreement No. 311919

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