INFORMAR is an interdisciplinary project with the purpose to understand and demonstrate the driving forces and potential of integrated forest management approaches under conditions of climate change and related risks. The project aims at building and maintaining a learning architecture between scientists, policy makers and practitioners as a tool to combine both nature conservation and wood production.


The European network INTEGRATE promotes and advances forest management approaches for the integration of nature conservation into sustainable forest management.

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Marteloscopes, the I+ software, and the catalogue of tree microhabitats provide unique training opportunities for field visits and virtual tree selection exercises.

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INFORMAR explores current and future ecological, socio-political and economic driving forces of integrated forest management with case studies and scientific papers.

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Silviculture Workshop in Bonn On July 10 2018, EFI invited silvicultural trainers from several German Federal states to share experiences on the use of IT tools in silvicultural training and to discuss potential extensions of the I+ software.
First Marteloscope in Hunsrück On July 4 2018, SWR Aktuell wrote an article about the installation of a new marteloscope site in Hunsrück.
Trip to the forest with German Federal Minister Klöckner On June 21 2018, Andreas Schuck introduced the Integrated Forest Management approaches to Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Julia Klöckner, in the Tegel forest.