News

New project!

05 April 2013

The Foundation Säfsen Forests has as a partner in the project Baltic Landscape received funding to support the development of collaboration in Bergslagen and to develop a new model for sustainable managent of water systems using a landscape approach.

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New approach to Sustainability Science!

01 April 2013

In a new issue of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences’ journal AMBIO Sustainable Bergslagen partner and research network Forest-Landscape-Society based at SLU- Skinnskatteberg summarises the research made thanks to funding from the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg foundation 2005-12. Link to the papers.

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Belarussian delegation came to learn from Sustainable Bergslagen

13 August 2013

On the 8th of August a Belarussian delegation with 16 persons visited Bergslagen. The aim was to learn about conservation, protected areas tourism and related business. Host for the visit was Sustainable Bergslagen represented by the Foundation Säfsen Forests, Skinnskatteberg municipality, the Swedish Forest Agency Dalarna, the County Administrative Board Örebro, Leader Bergslagen and SLU-Skinnskatteberg.

Fagersta-Posten and the Swedish National Radio P4 Västmanland covered the event.

Here you can listen to and see the radio coverage: http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=112&artikel=5612373

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Sustainable Bergslagen now designated as Model Forest

13 August 2013

Congratulations to all Sustainable Bergslagen partners in Bergslagen, Sweden and internationally! Yesterday, on the 12 August we were informed that we have passed the assessment on site and of our strategic plan and have been designated as a Model Forest. We will receive a signed copy of the acceptance within short.

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Kick-off meeting for SI project

26 March 2014

25-28 of March we have a kick-off meeting for the project “Cross-sectoral place-based integrated spatial planning for functional green infrastructures in the Baltic Sea Region”. We have guests from Latvia, Russia and Belarus. The aim of this first project activity is to learn to know each other and to plan for the project. The participants present how planning for green infrastructure is done in their countries and places. The goal is to learn from each other and to develop collaborative learning so we  can learn together and produce new knowledge for functional green infrastructures. Participants are government owned forest companies, private landowners, municipality, regions, universities and a research institute. From Bergslagen the participants are the School for Forest Management, Skinnskatteberg municipalities, Bergskraft Bergslagen, the Lake Vänern museum, Malcolm Dixelius and the film-maker Valery Gorchakov. The project is funded by the Swedish Institute.

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