The Hellenic Forestry Society (H.F.S), is the scientific instrument of the foresters in Greece as well as all the scientists who work in the forest and deal with the study of problems, related to the Science of Forestry. The G.F.A. is working on the spreading of the knowledge concerning the forest, the recognition of its great social role and its contribution to the protection of the environment.
Welcome to the website of the Greek Forestry Society. In these pages you can check the progress of the G.F.S. since its establishment (1980) to date and its most important activities.
The G.F.S. has within its ranks the some of the most remarkable Forestry people our country has to offer, who hail from the staffs of the Forestry Departments of our country's Universities, the Forestry Departments of our country's TEI, the Forest Research Institutes, the Forest Service, the Local Authorities, officers of various Ministries, freelancers and young graduates of the Department of Forestry and the Natural Environment.
The listing of the G.F.S.'s members' categories clearly shows its dynamics and its prospects for the future. The most important thing that emerges is that the G.F.S. constitutes a valuable bank of valuable scientific resources of all manner which is always available to various our country's various public bodies.
Nowadays there is much talk about sustainable development, which is something very important and forebodes the future of the planet. In this area, Forester-Environmentalists have much to offer because the whole edifice of Forestry which they have studied is based on the principle of sustainability. Hence, it wouldn't be an exaggeration too suggest that all scientific groups addressing issues of Planning, Environmental Management and Sustainable Development should be complemented by Forester-Environmentalists.
The G.F.S. organizes various events such as workshops, conferences etc. in order to promote the science of Forestry and Natural Environment.
The top event of the G.F.S. is the biennial National Forestry Conference, usually during a three-day period, which offers the opportunity to all Greeks Forester-Environmentalists to present the results of their research, to exchange views and to forge closer relations on both a collegial and a personal level.
Future goals of the G.F.S. is the publication of various scientific papers and a stronger presence, in a scientific capacity, on pressing environmental issues.
The President of the G.F.S.
Dr Nikolaos Grigoriadis, Forester Researcher at Forest Research Institute Thessaloniki, Greece
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