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Keyword: bark beetle

Germany: The price of wood is falling sharply in the coronavirus crisis

The price of roundwood in Germany has collapsed sharply and is causing financial hardship for German forest owners. But one [...]

Central Europe: 500 million m3 of damaged wood expected in the next 5 years

   For at least five years, the forestry and timber industry in Central Europe has been struggling with the [...]

COVID-19 recovery and bark beetles put heavy pressure on European sawmills

In general the coronavirus crisis has taken a heavy toll for many sawmills across Europe. While some forecasts some weeks [...]

Record logging in the Czech Republic due to bark beetle infestation

          In 2020, timber harvesting in the Czech Republic reached 32 [...]

Germany’s forests under threat by severe drought and bark beetle infestation

Despite the rain at the beginning of May it is not sufficient to replenish the water storage in the forests [...]

Central Europe’s spruce bark beetle crisis could be larger than BC’s pine beetle epidemic

Between 2017 and 2019, over 270 million m3 of standing timber in Central Europe has been damaged by a combination [...]

Austria: Enormous market and timber price pressure due to record amounts of damaged wood

Long-lasting drought, extreme weather events, increasing social demands and difficult market conditions make it difficult for forestry companies in [...]

Bark beetle infestation starts spreading in Central European countries

Since mid-April, bark beetles have also been spotted in large parts of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In addition to [...]

First signs of bark beetle attacks in Europe, as extreme drought continues

A third consecutive year of bark beetle calamity is expected to destroy the European spruce forests. The warm winter of [...]