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In Romania

In Romania first step of National Stage YPEF 2010/2011 has started on May 6th.  Last step will took place on May 27th and then the Romanian winner team will be known. Contest is organized by National Forest Administration Romsilva. Special thanks are addressed to Robert Georg Pache.

Polish National Stage of YPEF 2010/2011

On 28th of April Polish National Stage of YPEF 2010/2011 took place. Teachers- coordinators are checking results of tests, which will be send by the 10th of May to Regional Contest Commissions (17 Regional Contest Commissions in whole Poland). Regional Contest Commission will verify results and send them to National Contest Commission. Results will be announced on by the end of May.

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National Stage of Contest took place in Slovenia

On 21st of April National Stage of Contest took place in Slovenia! The organizers are Naja Benedicic and Andrej Verlic from Gozdarski Institut Slovenije.

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.