YPEF IX National Stage in Ukraine

YPEF IX National Stage in Ukraine

14th of May  a national stage of international contest “Young Peoples in European Forests” was conducted by State Forest Resources Agency of Ukraine and the Association of Foresters Ukraine.

41 forestry students from Zhytomyr, Zakarpattia, Kyiv, Kirovohrad, Poltava, Khmelnytsky, Chernivtsi, Chernihiv, Cherkasy regions and Malyn college took part in the competition.

At national stage there were three components of the contest on:

• presentation of the team, 
• general knowledge of Ukrainian forest and forestry, 
• ability to understand the forest related issues,
• ability to communicate in English on forest related issues.

The first place were taken by team from the Kirovograd region composed by: Kryzhanovska Yuliia, Balabushka Viktoriia and Shtunder Iryna.

Second place was shared by teams of Malyn and Poltava region. Third place was shared by teams of Zhytomyr, Cherkasy and Chernivtsi regions.