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YPEF VII edition announced!

          VII Edition of International Contest YPEF         

The seventh edition of the YPEF contest announced!

The YPEF International Commission announces the seventh edition of the international contest Young People in European Forests. National stages of the contest will be held between 1st of February and 15th of September 2017. The European Stage will be organized by Hungarian Forestry Association and will take place in Sopron, Hungary in the last week of September 2017.
Below we publish the Rules of YPEF contest 2016/2017:

Rules of the YPEF contest 2016/2017
and educational materials for YPEF 2016/ 2017:

 NEW BOOKLET VII

Welcome to the YPEF VII !
We wish you success!

 

YPEF VI edition announced!

 

          VI Edition of International Contest YPEF         

 

The sixth edition of the YPEF contest announced!

The YPEF International Commission announces the sixth edition of the international contest Young People in European Forests. National stages of the contest will be held between 1st of February and 15th of September 2016. The European Stage will be organized by YPEF National Commission Latvia and will take place at the end of September or beginning of October 2016 in Latvia.

The  educational materials for YPEF 2015/2016 will be coming soon. Keep following our website.

Young people from all over Europe – JOIN YPEF 2015/2016!

 

National Stage Contest YPEF in Austria – 30th of May 2016!

28/06/2016

The National Stage Contest took place on 30th of May 2016 at the Technical Forestry High School Bruck / Mur (Styria), Dr. Theodor Körnerstrasse 44, 8600 Bruck / Mur.

In Austria the Contest was organized by the Union of Austrian Foresters
The Contest language was Englisch.

The Contest has two parts:
1st part: Test (answering a list of preapared questions about European forests)
2nd part: short PP-presentation of „Different issues about Austrian Forest`s”

Participants are students from the - Forestry High School.

Winners are Maximilian Bubna Litic, Andreas Katzbauer and Alexander Höfer.

They will go in outumn, accompanied by members of the National Commission (Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Hintsteiner, Ing. Schweighofer and Ing. Baschny) to the International Contest in Latvia.

Ing. Thomas Baschny
(President of National Commission)

 

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YPEF OFFICE Austria
Contact person: Thomas Baschny, tel: +43-1-71100-7321
e-mail: Thomas.BASCHNY@lebensministerium.at


National Stage Contest YPEF in Austria – 21st of March 2014!

The National Stage Contest took place on 21st of March 2014
(10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.) at the Technical Forestry High School Bruck / Mur (Styria), Dr. Theodor Körnerstrasse 44, 8600 Bruck / Mur.

In Austria the Contest was organized by the Union of Austrian Foresters
The Contest language was Englisch.

The Contest has two parts:
1st part: Test (answering a list of preapared questions about European forests)
2nd part: short PP-presentation of „Different issues about Austrian Forest`s”

Participants are students from the 2nd, 3rd and 4th classes (apr. 100 students) - Forestry High School. (2a and 2b, 3a and 3b, 4a and 4b)

Winners are Stefan Herdy (4a), Carmen Werfring (4a) and Felix Seidler (4b). They will go in outumn, accompanied by members of the National Commission (Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Mähring, Ing. Schweighofer and Ing. Baschny) to the International Contest in Eberswalde (Brandenburg – Germany).

 

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Ing. Thomas Baschny
(President of National Commission)

YPEF OFFICE Austria
Contact person: Thomas Baschny, tel: +43-1-71100-7321
e-mail: Thomas.BASCHNY@lebensministerium.at


We start with new mini contest "Forest Quiz" for all YPEF participants. Click the link below for more information: http://ypef.eu/mini_contests

 

Booklet in English

 

The third edition of the YPEF contest is announced!

ypef  11/11/2012

On 7th - 8th of November took place the meeting of the YPEF ICC in Vienna. The third edition of the YPEF contest has been announced!  The schedule of the contest is as follows:  8th November 2012 – 30th November 2012 preparations to the contest – preparing educational materials; 1st  December 2012  – 31st January 2013  participants’ preparations, learning for the contest;
1st  February 2013 – 31st  May 2013  3rd edition, national stages in all YPEF partner countries;  September 2013, Portugal – 3rd edition, final stage.

Here you can find the new rules of the contest YPEF 2012/2013 .

During the meeting the YPEF ICC has been transformed to the YPEF International Commission and the YPEF new program, included new contests platform and YPEF school network has been discussed.
In the meeting participated representatives  of the organizations from Austria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland.

 

Booklet in English

 

Report about the National Stage Contest YPEF in Austria!

The National Stage Contest took place on 24th of April 2012 at the Technical Forestry High School Bruck / Mur (Styria), Dr. Theodor Körnerstrasse 44, 8600 Bruck / Mur.

In Austria the Contest was organized by the Union of Austrian Foresters and supported by the Ministry of Life.

The Contest language was Englisch. The Contest had two parts:
1st category: list of questions
2nd category: short Power point presentation about forest and environment

Participants are the students from 2nd, 3rd and 4th classes - Forestry High School. (2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a and 4b)

13 students came to the final round.

The National Commission decided:

Winner are:

1. Mr.   Johannes Rieder (4b),
2. Mrs.  Alexandra Russ (3a),
3. Mr.   Dietmar Wöls (4b)

The 3 winners will go to Estonia to the International Contest, together with Mrs. Prof. Bettina Gailberger (Member of National Commission and Professor at Technical Forestry High School Bruck an der Mur), Mr. Thomas Baschny (President of National Commission) and Mr. Wolfgang Schweighofer (Vice-president of National Commission).




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Ing. Thomas Baschny
(President of National Commission)

 

National Stage Contest YPEF in Austria – 24th of April 2012!

The National Stage Contest will take place on 24th of April 2012
(9.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.) at the Technical Forestry High School Bruck / Mur (Styria), Dr. Theodor Körnerstrasse 44, 8600 Bruck / Mur.

In Austria the Contest is organized by the Union of Austrian Foresters
The Contest language is Englisch.

The Contest has two parts:
1st part: Test (answering a list of preapared questions about European forests)
2nd part: short PP-presentation of „The Charm of the Austian Forest`s”

Participants are students from the 2nd, 3rd and 4th classes (apr. 170 students) - Forestry High School. (2a and 2b, 3a and 3b, 4a and 4b)

The best two students will go in outumn, accompanied by members of the National Commission (Prof. Gailberger, Ing. Schweighofer and Ing. Baschny) to the International Contest in Sagady (Estonia).

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Ing. Thomas Baschny
(President of National Commission)

 


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!

 

 

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!

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Welcome to the International Contest "Young People in European Forests" YPEF 2010/2011

under the auspices of Polish Minister of Environment Andrzej Kraszewski. We wish all participants success during International Final of Contest, which will take place in Poland!

 

Report about the National Stage Contest YPEF in Austria


The National Stage Contest took place on 4th of July 2011 (0.00 a.m. – 02.00 p.m.) at the Technical Forestry High School Bruck an der Mur (Styria), Dr. Theodor Körnerstrasse 44, 8600 Bruck / Mur.
In Austria the Contest was organized by the Union of Austrian Foresters.
The Contest language was English. The Contest had two parts:
1st category: list of questions
2nd category: presentation of Austrian´s forest (10 minutes)

 

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Participants are the students from 4th classes - Forestry High School. (4a and 4b)
5 teams (two students per team) came to the final round.

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The National Commission decided:
Winner are:  1. Mr.   Jürgen Gasser (4a),
                      2. Mr.   Michael Pusterhofer (4b),
                      3. Mrs. Johanna Köttstorfer (4a)
                      4. Mrs. Carina Steinkogler (4a) and
                      5. Mr.   Benno Czernin-Kinsky (4b)

 

The 3 winners will go to Poland to the International Contest + 1 substitute (Number 4 or 5), together with Mrs. Prof. Bettina Gailberger (Member of National Commission and Professor at Technical Forestry High School Bruck an der Mur) and Mr. Wolfgang Schweighofer (Vice-president of National Commission).


Ing. Thomas Baschny
(President of National Commission)

 

Protokoll from the meeting of the National contest Commission: click here

 

National Commission Austria

Mr. Thomas Baschny (Secretary of Union of Austrian Foresters and Vicepresident of International Contest Commission)                                 View Image Details - Download Original]">Thomas Baschny
Mr. Wolfgang Schweighofer (Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management) View Image Details - Download Original]">Wolfgang Schweighofer
Mr. Fritz Ganster (President of Union of Austrian Foresters) View Image Details - Download Original]">

Fritz Ganster

Mrs. Bettina Gailberger (Technical Forestry High School and Vicepresident of Association - Forestpedagogics in Austria) View Image Details - Download Original]">Bettina Gailberger
Mr. Jörg Niederhammer (Technical Forestry High School) View Image Details - Download Original]">Jörg Niederhammer