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National stage in Germany 2016


YPEF is testing the knowledge about forests and creativity of young people between 13 to 19 years. It will be organized in 10 european countries. To be won are prizes in kind and the winner team of the national stage will take part at the international Forest conference 2016, which takes place in Latvia this year. At this conference from 28th of September to 30th of September 2016 the winners of all participating countries come together to discuss the status and the future of european forests. Exciting forest activities and field trips will be part of the programme.

Around 50 pupils from 2 schools (Grammar schools) in 2 towns from two States (Brandenburg and Nordrhein-Westfalen) took part at the international contest of "Young People in European Forests" this year!


And the winners are Sena Arslan, Dilara Cankaya and Evrim Düzenli
from Grillo-Gymnasium in Gelsenkirchen


2nd place: Tobias Mehl, Jule Rathmann and Friederike Wiemer
         (Humboldt-Gymnasium Eberswalde)
3rd place: Annika Kühn, Anna Reimann and Eva Heidebrunn
         (Humboldt-Gymnasium Eberswalde)

Regional special award:
         Saskia Marie Wittner, Lina Doreen Günter and Anne Bludovsky for their poster
         about “Müll im Wald”


Thanks to all German participants and their teachers for taking part at National stage of Young people in European Forests 2016! Hope to welcome you again next year!

Moritz Wenning and Astrid Schilling


Poster gallery 2016