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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Strengthening the Communication with the Public, Policy Makers and the Media in Slovakia (January 22 2019) Slovakia established two new Martelescope sites at the end of the year 2018

How is Integrated Forest Management addressed in Slovenia? (January 10 2018) Meet Simon Poljanšek from the Slovenian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food
Nature conservation and forest managers from NRW exploring the use of Marteloscopes (November 27 2018) Representatives from nature conservation organisations, LIFE+ projects, state forest enterprises and forest associations visited the Jägerhäuschen Marteloscope