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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.
Find the results file attached.

The winning team from Tallinn French Lyceum: pupils Annaleena Vaher, Airon Oravas, Mati Lepikson presenting their poster about the future forests in Estonia.

National stages information

ypef 27/04/2013


The national stage in Austria took place on 18 April 2013 in Bruck/Mur.

In Czech Republic national stage of the competition will be held on 23 May.

The national final in Estonia took place on 25 March. The winner is team from Tallinna French School "Copper Owl" with Annaleena Vaher, Airon Oravas and Mati Lepikson.

In Hungary 420 students from 85 schools participated in the first round of the competition. The national final will be held on 1 June.

The national stage in Lithuania will be held on 3 May.

In Portugal the national qualifications took place on the 19 April.

The number of finalists in Poland was increased –the best 38 teams will participate in the national final stage on 21 May.

The results of the photo contest "Forest in winter"

ypef 26/04/2013

We know results of the photo contest “Forest in winter”. The winner is Justyna Trzpil from Poland, special prize for Regina Ermel from Estonia. More information and winning works gallery see on

http://ypef.eu/ypef_photo_contest . Congratulations!

Qualification stage of YPEF III contest in Poland

ypef 13/04/2013

LO w GrybowieOn Friday, April 12 took place in Poland the qualification stage of YPEF III contest. In 208 YPEF schools met ca. 2100  teams from 365  schools. Thirty best teams will meet on May 21 in Warsaw University of Life Sciences, and the best one with other winners in September, in Portugal.




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European Stage in Portugal!

ypef 05/04/2013

The European stage will take place in Vilarinho das Furnas Youth Hostel in the very heart of the National Park of Peneda-Gerês!
This Youth Hostel is located in the North of Portugal, where you'll find one of the most charismatic Youth Hostels in Portugal. Coming to this region it is certain to feel a deep, harmonious relationship with nature, and seeing plants and animals that are unique in the world.