Keyword: bark beetle

Germany plans to spend 900 million euros on forests by 2026

The German federal government wants to invest 900 million euros in the protection and renewal of forests. The funding aims [...]

Central European roundwood markets are at a turning point

Central European roundwood markets are at a turning point as forests in much of the region have recently suffered extensive [...]

An update of the current bark-beetle situation in Europe

The bark-beetle infestation has caused a lot of problems in the last years especially in Germany and the Czech [...]

Next bark beetle outbreak on the way

After the long-standing bark beetle calamity in western Canada came to an end a few years ago and we [...]

Czech Republic drastically reduces logging as the bark beetle calamity retreats

Last year, with the retreat of the bark beetle calamity, the Czech state enterprise Lesy České republiky (LČR) reduced [...]

Czech wood prices on a roller-coaster ride due to recent record jump

A simple economic reasoning suggests that the prices of wood correspond to its current availability or unavailability. During the bark [...]

Germany: Timber prices expected to rise as beetle infestation decreases

After the price level had fallen due to the bark beetle infestation, an increase is now expected as the beetle [...]

Germany: Volume of bark beetle damaged wood expected fall by 17 million m3 in 2022

According to the latest statistics, in 2021, Germany's logging of damaged timber will drop to 43 million cubic meters [...]

Czech Republic will cancel compensation for bark beetles due to skyrocketing wood prices

Czech forest owners can no longer count on the state to compensate them for low prices with huge sums. Wood [...]

Volume of bark beetle damaged wood in Europe expected to be less pronounced this year

Over the last few years, Central European forests (but also parts of Sweden, France, and Belgium) have been ravaged by [...]