SUPERB & IUFRO Forest Restoration Talks: Upcoming webinars

Join our future webinars!

Our Forest Restoration Talks take place every second Wednesday of the month at 16:00 CET. You can register to attend all forthcoming events or only selected ones.

The SUPERB & IUFRO Forest Restoration Talks investigate forest restoration questions from diverse scientific perspectives, with alternating focus on the global and European levels. The series brings together researchers, practitioners, NGOs, policy makers and other interested stakeholders to explore practical forest restoration approaches, experiences and challenges worldwide.

Below you can find the complete schedule of the upcoming events:

DateSpeakerWebinar titleHost
14th of December 2022Bart Muys, Professor & Head of Division, KU Leuven, Division Forest, Nature and Landscape“Biodiversity as a key asset for forest restoration in Europe”SUPERB
11th of January 2023Markus Höhl, Z.U.G., Germany“Forest Landscape Restoration and local community involvement – delivering on the promises to succeed in restoration”IUFRO
8th of February 2023SUPERB WP leaders”What do we know about forest conditions in Europe and actual restoration needs?”SUPERB
8th of March 2023Stephanie Mansourian, Environmental Consultant at Mansourian.org, & Mercy Derkyi, Senior Lecturer, University of Energy and Natural Resources“Governments commit to forest restoration, but what does it take to restore forests?”IUFRO
12th of April 2023Giorgio Vacchiano, Associate Professor, University of Milan, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences”Billions of trees? The how, where and don’ts of tree planting”SUPERB
10th of May 2023René Zamora Cristales, Senior Manager Restoration Policy & Forest Economist, World Resources Institute“Restoration Policy Accelerator: a journey to inspire, innovate and streamline policies to restore 50 million hectares in Latin America and the Caribbean and 100 million hectares in Africa”IUFRO
14th of June 2023Jonathan Gray, Senior Lecturer in Critical Infrastructure Studies, King’s College London, & Rina Tsubaki, Communications Manager, European Forest Institute“How forest restoration is discussed in online spaces – results of the SUPERB Social Media analysis”SUPERB

SUPERB & IUFRO 1st Forest Restoration Talk with John Stanturf: “If nature is the solution, what is the problem?”

You are invited to join our new “Monthly Forest Restoration Talks”, hosted by SUPERB in partnership with IUFRO‘s Task Force ‘Transforming Forest Landscapes for Future Climates and Human Well-Being’.

Targeting researchers, practitioners, NGOs, policy makers and other interested stakeholders, the webinar series will investigate forest restoration questions from diverse scientific perspectives, with alternating focus on the global and European levels. This includes exploring practical forest restoration approaches, experiences and challenges worldwide.

Taking place on Wednesday, 9 November from 16:00-17:30 CET, the first webinar features forest restoration specialist John Stanturf as a speaker, discussing the topic “If nature is the solution, what is the problem? A perspective from forest landscape restoration”.

Following webinars will take place every second Wednesday of the month at the same time. Save the date for the second webinar on 14 December, when KU Leuven professor Bart Muys will discuss “Biodiversity as a key asset for forest restoration in Europe“!

You can join all future webinars on Zoom by registering with this link and using the passcode 540128.