Creating and implementing communication and consulting tools for private and municipal forests to intensify adressing forest owners and public relations

executive:  Anika Gaggermeier und Nancy Koller

Partners: Kuratorium für Waldarbeit und Forsttechnik e.V. (KWF), Cluster-Initiative Forst und Holz in Bayern GmbH, UNIQUE forestry and land use GmbH

Duration:  August 2017 - December 2019

Funding: FNR Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V.

Project goals:

Creating communication and consulting guidelines (in terms of a toolbox), containing themes for professional consultants and multipliers to intensify adressing forest owners as well as public relations.

 Thereby raising awareness among foresty associations and municipal enterprises for the theme "Activating new forest owners and accepting a public forest intrest" and professionalizing them.

Reasons for addressing and activating "new target groups" will be developed, as well as tools and main themes suitable for forestry associations, for which they will be placed at disposal.

Strenthening regional stakeholders through the provided tools will increase overall acceptance of forestry among the community.

Target groups for the project are forestry associations, municipal forest enterprises and consulting agents focused on private forest owners, all of who specialised in private and municipal forests.