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Progress Report (PR1) submitted

The first project progress report has been submitted on 08/01/2018. The whole documentation can be downloaded here.

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Volunteer days in Fóti-Somlyó

With the help of volunteers and students we carried out forest reconstruction work in the Fóti-Somlyó Nature Reserve on 8-9 November 2019. We applied different treatments In the mixed forest-grassland habitat to restore the former Pannonian woods with Quercus pubescens … Read More

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Primeval forests in Slovakia

On 16-17 October 2019 the project partners visited two Slovak primeval oak forests of which very few have remained in Europe by now. The visit was organized by the Ecological Research Center. One of forests is the Boky National Nature … Read More

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We established 35 bird lairs in Sas-hegy with volunteers

We installed a variety of bird lairs to preserve and increase the bird life of Sas-hegy in one of our project sites (DINPD). It was necessary because Sas-hegy lacks the old trees that could provide living and nesting places for … Read More

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BNPD’s injection process has been completed

Among the project areas of the BNPD, the chemical injection of black locusts to kill them has been completed in the case of Felsőtárkány-Miklósvölgy, Bükkzsérc, Buják and Cserépfalu. The impact of the work done is already spectacular in Cserépfalu. On … Read More

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MAR first survey of old-growth forests in habitat 91AA*, Dobrogea, Romania

In the last week of September 2019 Serena Petroncini and Massimiliano Costa (MAR) were invited at the  6th International Symposium “Conservation of Natural and Landscape Heritage – premise of the sustainable development” at ICEM Cosiliul Judetean, Institutul de cercetari ECO-MUZEALE … Read More

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Tree marking in BNPD’s project areas

Marking of different interventions in the BNPD’s project areas are ongoing. There have been some minor interruptions, such as running out of paint or shortage of personnel and of course the rainy weather. Of these factors, weather is the one … Read More

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Continuous cover forest management by Pilisi Parkerdő Ltd.

Presentations and field visits within the framework of LIFE4OakForests project The goal of the LIFE4OakForests project is to improve the naturalness of oak forests in poor ecological condition throughout Europe by developing conservation management methods to restore natural oak forests … Read More

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Jane Goodall planted trees on Sas-hegy

Dr. Jane Goodall planted three native sapling trees on 9 August on the slopes of Sas-hegy, Budapest. The area is managed by the Duna-Ipoly National Park Directorate within the Life4OakForests project. The event was organized jointly by Dr. Goodall’s Roots&Shoots … Read More

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Monitor Protocol Meeting in Parco Vena del Gesso between MAR, MTA-ÖK and FENCON Ltd.

In the dates of 20th and 21st of June 2019 the team of Ente Gestione per i Parchi e Biodiversità-Romagna (MAR) joined by the Centre for Ecological Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA ÖK) with the presence of Mr József … Read More

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Second annual project meeting at Felsőtárkány

The second annual project meeting of the Life4Oak Forests project took place from 28 May to 30 May in Felsőtárkány. Following the Steering Committee Meeting on Monday, the project inspection started on Tuesday. After answering the questions related to the … Read More

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