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YPEF National Stage in Portugal

ypef 20/06/2013

The national stage of YPEF contest in Portugal – the host country of this year’s final is finished.

The winning team who is going to represent Portugal on the final is: Ana Rita Pinto Ferreira and Marina Isabel Martins Bento from the 11th grade of school Agrupamento de Escolas de Valongo.

At the national stage the team received the score of 72,5 points.


YPEF National Stage in Poland

ypef 03/06/2013

On the 21st of May 2013 took place in the Warsaw University of Life Sciences the Final of the national stage of YPEF contest in Poland. In the final participated 37 teams with the best score achieved in the YPEF qualifying contest which was held in schools around Poland.

The best team on the final with 47 points was the team of students from II High School in Racibórz: Katarzyna Franiczek, Filip Taratuta and Kamil Przybyła. They will represent Poland in September on the European Final – congratulations!

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YPEF National Stage in Greece

ypef 20/05/2013

The Greek Stage of the YPEF Contest was held on Saturday 20 of April 2013. The Contest was organized by the Special Secretariat for Forests, the Management Body of Parnitha National Forest Park, and the local forest services.  

134 teams of students participated to the contest. Congratulation to all the students for their effort. 

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YPEF National Stage in Lithuania

ypef 1705/2013

On 3th of May at the Aleksandras Stulginskis University, Faculty of Forest Sciences and Ecology took place the Lithuanian national stage of the third edition of YPEF 2012/2013 contest.

11 teams were registered for the contest, unfortunately just 6 of them were able to participate on the contest day. The highest score was 71,1 out of 100, the lowest – 33,1 out of 100.

The first place and the right to represent Lithuania at the Europan stage of YPEF in Portugal took young forest friends: Dominykas Tunaitis, Augustė Skačelytė, Rugilė Kėžytė from Šepeta Alma Adamkienė Basic School of the Kupiškis Region.

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The national stage in Estonia

ypef 03/05/2013

Pupils from Rapla Gymnasiums: Sander Puntso and Saamuel Rõigas.

This year the contest in Estonia was held in two stages in March: first forest quiz for pupils all over Estonia with 50 questions. Alltogether there were over 150 teams participating from 52 schools. 15 teams with best results were to participate in the national final. As the results were equal for 4 teams, 18 teams had the chance to participate in the national final.
National stage was held in two parts: first the quiz and second a poster about the future forests from the perspective of the pupils. Recommendations for the future were from wall to wall with some suggesting to protect the whole forests, others proposing more sustainable and effective management.
The best team collecting the most points from quiz and poster was team "Copper Owl" from Tallinn French Lyceum, pupils Annaleena Vaher, Airon Oravas, Mati Lepikson, who were also the team with best result in the national first stage.
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The winning team from Tallinn French Lyceum: pupils Annaleena Vaher, Airon Oravas, Mati Lepikson presenting their poster about the future forests in Estonia.