T he 13th European Forest Pedagogics Congress took place in Pudasjärvi (Finland) from 2 to 5 October 2018. The main theme of the congress was: TOGETHER – How to involve and participate children and teenagers in learning, decision making and planning. The event was hosted by Finnish Forest Association and Finnish 4H Federation.
The continuity of the congress is guaranteed by Forest Communicators Network – Subgroup Forest Pedagogics, part of both the UNECE Timber Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry and the FAO European Forestry Commission. The European Forest Pedagogics Congress is organised annually to provide a platform for the exchange of experiences and for the discussion of currently relevant topics or challenges for forest pedagogy in Europe.
Organizers of the Congress prepared a short photo report which can be viewed on the website of the Finnish Forestry Association (Photos by Vilma Issikainen).