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First round in Hungary.

46 schools, approximately 100 teams took part in the first round of the second edition of the YPEF national stage contest in Hungary. The organizers of the race in Hungaryare  the National Forestry Association and the Kitaibel Paul High School Biology, Environmental Studies .

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Mr. Janez Potočnik - European Commissioner for Environment took over patronage for the second edition of  YPEF contest!!

 

Mr. Janez Potočnik - European Commissioner for Environment On the 21st of December Dr. Janez Potocnik  - European Commissioner for Environment sent a letter to the YPEF International Contest Commission informing that he takes over patronage for the second edition of YPEF contest.

 

“… I fully endorse your approach aiming at both integration and education. It is important to keep the attention high on forest protection, especially in the interest of the youngest generations. I welcome this initiative and I am happy to provide my patronage for this event. …”

 

 


Message of Mr. Janez Potočnik - European Commissioner for Environment to participants of the second edition of YPEF contest.

 

Thank you Mr. Commissioner for your support to our initiative!

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The second edition of the YPEF International Contest is announced!

 

During the meeting of the YPEF International Contest Commission in Warsaw on 7th of December 2011, the second edition of the YPEF International Contest about forests and forestry in Europe has been announced. Organizations from eleven countries: Austria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Slovenia have already declared participation in the contest.

Meeting of the YPEF International Contest Commission in Warsaw on 7th of December 2011

National stage contests will take place between 1st  of February and 31st  of May. Winning teams from European countries will participate in the European Final Stage contest in Sagadi, Estonia on 26th – 27th of September 2012. We invite youths from other European countries to participation in the YPEF 2011/2012 International Contest!

 


Kristi Teppo from Estonian Society of  Foresters

Estonia is a leader of the YPEF second edition. Kristi Teppo from Estonian Society of  Foresters coordinates  aplication to the EACEA grant and preparations of the European Final in Estonia. On the picturte: Kristi is talking about preparations to the second edition of the contest.

Līga Zute–Abizāre - Estonia,  Maciej Białecki - Poland, Andreia Avila - Portugal

From left: Līga Zute–Abizāre, Estonia, Maciej Białecki, Poland and Andreia Avila, Portugal draw questions for national stages of the second edition of the contest.

Egle Mankevičienė - Lithuania, Andrzej Kawalec - Poland

Diplomas for contribution to the first edition of the contest were handing  to the following persons: Andreia Ávila , Thomas Baschny, Stephanie Gotza (diploma handed to Mrs. Astrid Schilling), Laszlo Hoczek, Pál Kovácsevics , Egle Mankevičienė , Wolfgang Schweighofer, Kristi Teppo and Liga Zute-Abizare.On the picture: Egle Mankevičienė and  YPEF ICC chairman Andrzej Kawalec.

During the meeting  9 persons were invited to the YPEF International Commission.

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The second edition of the YPEF International Contest soon!

     On 7th of December  will take place in Warsaw the YPEF International Contest Commission meeting.
     Eleven countries: Austria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany,Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland,   Portugal, Romania and Slovenia declare the participation in the second edition of the YPEF contest. During the meeting preparations and organization of new YPEF contest edition will be discussed.

New members of the YPEF International Contest Commission

On 29th of September two persons were invited to the YPEF International Contest Commission: More Info »

Medals "Meritorious Friend of Forest" for YPEF people and organizations

Medals "Meritorious Friend of Forest" for YPEF people and organizationsDuring the rewards ceremony of the YPEF 2010/2011 International Contest, four medals "Meritorious Friend of Forest" funded by Forest Friends Association (Poland) were handed to persons and organizations for particular achievments in broadening knowledge about forest and forestry.

Medals were awarded to:

 

Medals "Meritorious Friend of Forest" for YPEF people and organizationsDipl. AgrarIng. Astrid SchillingMrs. Astrid Schilling – a member of the YPEF International Commission, chairman of the YPEF National Commission Germany, academic teacher, student advisor and environment educator from Faculty of Forest and Environment of the  University of Applied Sciences  (HNE - Hochschule für Nachhaltige Entwicklung) in Eberswalde organized the first edition of the YPEF contest in Germany.
Medals "Meritorious Friend of Forest" for YPEF people and organizationsStanislav JanskyMr. Stanislav Janský, member of the YPEF International Commission and  YPEF National Commission in Czech Republic, forest educator from the
Association of Municipal and Private Forest Owners (SVOL - Sdružení hájící společné zájmy všech vlastníků nestátních lesů ) close to the YPEF idea from the very beginning in 2009, leader of the YPEF project in Czech Republic.
Medals "Meritorious Friend of Forest" for YPEF people and organizations

Medals "Meritorious Friend of Forest" for YPEF people and organizations

Union of Austrian Foresters ( VÖF - Verband Österreichischer Förster) for achievements in the field of forest education and development of the YPEF project in Austria. The first edition of the YPEF 2010/2011 International Contest has been prepared and announced with significant support of Austrian foresters. The medal was received by Mr. Wolfgang Schweighofer  from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management.
Medals "Meritorious Friend of Forest" for YPEF people and organizations

Medals "Meritorious Friend of Forest" for YPEF people and organizations

Forest Association of Portugal ( Forestis - Associação Florestal de Portugal) for achievements in the field of forest education and development of the YPEF project in Portugal. Forestis is close to the YPEF project from 2009 and organized the first edition of the YPEF contest in Portugal. The medal was received by Mrs. Joana Bateira from  Training and Environmental Education Department of Forestis.


We give all Laureates our best congratulations!