6.00.00 - Social Aspects of Forests and Forestry



1st Webinar of Division 6 Webinar Series successfully held!

IUFRO Division 6 webinar series: Forests, nature, and public space during the global pandemic;
online; 19 March 2021, 14:00-15:00 hrs Central European Time. 

This webinar, the first in a series hosted by IUFRO's Division 6, presented and discussed research on the role of forests, nature, and public space in urban areas during the Covid-19 pandemic.

How have our local green spaces helped us to cope with the public health crisis? Have we seen changes in the use and perception of urban nature? Will this affect the way in which we plan, design, and manageour urban green areas and public spaces, and perhaps even our cities?

Should you have missed the kick-off webinar, visit: https://www.iufro.org/science/divisions/division-6/60000/publications/

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Purabi Bose, India

Ellyn Damayanti, Indonesia

Taylor Stein, United States

Liisa Tyrväinen, Finland

About Unit

Division  6 covers research topics dealing with forest and human health, forest education, forest ethics, gender and forestry, landscape planning and management, nature-based tourism, nature conservation and protected areas, recreation, rural development and urban forestry. The goal of the Division is to enhance research on social aspects applying an integrated approach  to planning and management of forest resources and use, and to be implemented in theory and practice. Advances in forestry education and the concerns of forest ethics as well as equity issues such as gender aspect are the keys to improve the skills, knowledge and professionalism of the community of foresters and forests scientists for realising this integrated approach. Division 6 serves as a platform for co-operation and communication of the scientific community working with the social aspects of forests  and forestry. The purpose and goal of the division is to further improve interdisciplinary communication, and to support the provision of respective benefits to urban and rural populations and societies as a whole, both locally and globally. The work in Division 6 will enhance the goals of the IUFRO strategy.

Activities and events Unit 6.00.00

Upcoming 2 events

20th Commonwealth Forestry ConferenceVancouver, BC, Canada, online
MMV10: 10th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areasonline

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