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Sagadi, Estonia - place of European final stage of the second edition of the YPEF contest.

On 26-27th of September winning teams from European counties will meet together in Sagadi, Estonia. Sagadi manor complex is from 18th century. It is situated in the Lahemaa National Park, only an hour drive from Estonia capital city Tallinn. The location has access to nature paths, the seashore, picturesque villages and other manors. Well known is also the Sagadi forest museum.

 

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Greece has joined to the Contest!

0n 27th of March 2012 Greece joined to the second edition of the YPEF International Contest. The Management Body of Parnitha National Forest Park  will organize the National Stage of the YPEF contest in Greece. We welcome very cordially Anna Derveni, Georgia Votaki, Anestis Sampanidis, Panagiota Krentiri and Christos Kakaletris from National Contest Commission Greece and we wish them lot of success in the YPEF project. Welcome to the Contest!

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.