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YPEF contest in Estonia

Estonian National Stage in Gymnasium of PõlvaEstonian National Stage in Gymnasium of PõlvaYPEF contest in Estonia starts on 19 th of April! The National Stage is organized by Estonian Society of Foresters. More information (in Estonian) can be found here

Photo contest "Forests in Europe"

In polish schools photo contest "Forests in Europe" took place, dedicated to young people interested in European forests and forestry, from schools participating in YPEF contest. The winner is Agata Szczepaniak from Gimnazjum nr 3 Gimny Wągrowiec im. Henryka Sienkiewicza, Rąbczyn. First place took her photo "Chords of spring". Ten photos were distinguished made by Alicja Leszczyńska (Liceum Ogólnokształcące im.Piotra Skargi w Pułtusku School), Beata Szkwarek (Zespół Szkół Ogólnokształcących nr 1 School), Daria Bober (I Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Jarosława Dąbrowskiego w Rawiczu School), Z. Estkowska (Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Piotra Skargi w Pułtusku School), Joanna Rynkas (Gimnazjum Gminne w Serbach School), Karolina Myślicka (Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Karola Holteia w Powiatowym Zespole Szkół im. Władysława Reymonta w Obornikach Śląskich School), Lidia Sidoruk (LO im.

On 22nd-23rd of February, 2011, the meeting of YPEF International Contest Commission took place in Vienna

  The 18 representatives from 12 countries were hosted by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management and Union of Austrian Foresters.

Announcement of YPEF International Contest "Young People in European Forests"

 The International Contest Commission with representatives of twelve European countries during meeting in Vienna, 22nd-23rd of February announced that International Contest "Young People in European Forests" is taking place.

Romania has joined to the Contest

on Friday February 11th 2011 Chairman of the YPEF International Contest Commission, Mr. Andrzej Kawalec, and member of the International Contest Commitee YPEF, Mr. Mihai Zotta, met in Bucharest with the Secretary of State in Ministry of Environment and Forests, Mr. Cristian Apostol. They have talked also with Mr. Liviu Pavel, Director Impaduriri Dezvoltare in Regia Nationala a Padurirlor-Romsilva. Romania has joined to the Contest, which will be supported by Ministry of Environment and Forest and National Forest Administration Romsilva. Mr. Robert Georg Pache is delegated to the meeting of YPEF International Contest Commission in Vienna, 22-23 of February.

Meeting in Vienna

The meeting in Vienna soon. The YPEF International Contest Commission has a meeting in Austria, February 22-23. The YPEF partners from the participating countries are going to announce the International Contest "Young People in European Forests 2010/2011".