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The New England Forestry Foundation (NEFF) from the US have applied to join ProSilva

September 25, 2010

The New England Forestry Foundation (NEFF) from the US have applied to
join ProSilva and shall be formally welcomed to the association in
Arnhem this June. This came out of 2 reciprocal trips that the AFI made
with American foresters in 2006 and 2008, the Americans coming to visit
forests in France and Germany and the French foresters going to Quebec
and New England.

This is a very useful link for US close to nature forestry:

this info from Phil Morgan (CCFG ProSilva UK)

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