Author and Photos by Talking Forests  Baumwipfelpfad Naturerbe Zentrum Ruegen on the island of Rügen was a spiral wooden walk worth taking for the views from the bottom of the forest floor to the tree canopy to the views of the water at the top of the tower. What is the best part? Rügen is…

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Amanda Hamsley Lang is the COO & Vice President of Client Services, Forisk Consulting and we had a great chat about women working up to leadership positions in forestry companies. Have kids and being a mom is not easy, but worth it and when you work for a flexible team like Forisk, it makes the…

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We interview Andrew Heald, Technical Director, Confederation of Forest Industries (ConFor), UK Twitter: www.twitter.com/andyheald Andrew is the Technical Director for Confor. He has over 20 years’ experience in forest and plantation management, and has worked in the UK, Finland, Uruguay and Ghana. Confor is a trade body representing 1,500 numbers across the UK forestry and…

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Author and Photos by Talking Forests  Austrian Wooden Wonder Treetop Walk Salzkammergut Our Austrian adventure was amazing with wood as the theme all week. The main event was when we visited Baumwipfelpfad Salzkammergut which translates to Treetop Walk Salzkammergut, truly an Austrian Wooden Wonder.   The start of our trip was in a wooden hut…

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Author and Photos by Talking Forests  Talking Forests visited Wolfsburg, Germany to tour the Volkswagen museums. We were surprised to see a VW Beetle made of wood at the Stiftung AutoMuseum (https://www.automuseum-volkswagen.de/en.html)! The first car we owned was a 2001 VW Jetta Wolfsburg edition so naturally going to the museums was a great idea.  …

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Christian Kirsch has 22 years of solid experience in forestry. 15 years of experience running a small forestry business. He has in-depth knowledge of the principles and practices of forestry, including best management practices, water quality, tree and shrub selection, planting, pre-commercial thinning, harvesting, and sustainability. He also owns Kirsch Forest Management  Location Coeur d…

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Courtney’s LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/courtney-peterson-47961486) Courtney Peterson is a Research Associate in the Forest and Rangeland Stewardship Department at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. One of her major roles is to serve as the Adaptive Silviculture for Climate Change (ASCC) Coordinator, where she focuses on disseminating ASCC (www.adaptivesilviculture.org) project findings and translating them into outreach…

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