Photo report from the 13th European Forest Pedagogics Congress
Relax in forest
Positive effects of education in forests and forest pedagogy on human health
9. October 2018
13th European Forest Pedagogics Congress (photo: Vilma_Issakainen)
TOGETHER in Forest Pedagogy
12. October 2018
Forest pedagogues from across Europe with pupils of the Log campus

Forest pedagogues from across Europe with pupils of the Log campus

Photo report from the 13th European Forest Pedagogics Congress

Finland, 11th October 2018
Author: Suvi Pessala, Finnish Forest Association, Finland

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).