Aug 2019 Environmental monitoring

Environmental analysis in the forest sector is in Sweden covered by SLU, The agricultural university. The field station of midth Sweden, Siljansfors, has been active since 1920 and is about to celebrate a great anniversary: 100 years of forest research! A book will come out covering the era (an english version would be great). This […]

Jul 2019 Trails and footprints

An excellent study reached us, actually so meaningful, and summarizing, it is shared simply… Enjoy the reading! Trails on trial: which human uses are OK for protected areas? Note. In Sweden we still have e.g. very important multifunctional green wedges reaching from the countryside into some of our big cities, e.g. Stockholm and Gothenburg. Due to […]

Jun 2019 Wild friends

We were going out to the clime to check out a few things when a wild friend shared a glimpse. It happened that we were on his trail… He had an issue with his front left paw, still hunting though. Always huntin… Thorns can be pretty nasty on canine animals. Hopefully he is now alright. […]

May 2019 ”30-30-30”

Our methodology of ”30-30-30” does it make sense? Some claim that nature on earth should be 30 percent protected by year 2030 in order to maintain fundamental processes upon which life depends. One way to proceed with forests is thus to use… 30 percent of the land for conventional and commercial ”industrial” landuse (given fulfilling […]

Apr 2019 Life with dynamics

Life with dynamics. Winds and woods. Snow and spring. Here is just a little report from some mid-swedish semi-boreal forests, January to April 2019. Images that maybe give some apetizer upon forest dynamics and biology – a world quite full of life and sometimes action!       The storm ”Alfrida” In beginning of 2019 […]

Jan 2019 A strong one

And so 2019. It will be a strong one. Happy new year!   Anyway. It is interesting to read about different ages and eras of nature conservation. Nowadays we are talking about an integrated landscape approach with multifunctional landscapes, i.e. culture, production, preservation and conservation goes hand in hand. (In order to reach sustainability, save […]

Sep 2018 Friskt dunkel råder

I skogen råder ett friskt trolskt dunkel. Här nedan en favorit alla kategorier! En dramaturgi, där utmarken skänker stor kraft och styrka. Mäktiga element och naturen smälter ihop i varje stycke. Till gagn för handlingskraft. English: In the woods there is a fresh, mysterious darkness. Below a favorite all categories! A dramaturgy, where the outback […]

Aug 2018 Three giant trees

And some ”big fun” for oxygen and carb nerds! In our time, trees and their ecosystems and web are getting more and more important and scientifically understood. A country’s welfare and whole industry is actually built upon it, for instance. The vast number of more and more urbanized people probably do not realise the value […]

May-July 2018 Drought

Well sure, it is very nice to run in the forest trails in this stabile hot sunny weather, week after week, month after month… although newly back home after another 14 K run it is easy to conclude that there is another flip of that coin: our trees are very stressed and are dying too […]

Apr 2018 Skogshorisont

Tree crown horizons, aesthetics and forest ecology – how can we reach out to describe their interconnected values?   Att avbilda och förklara ett någorlunda välmående naturligt skogslandskap med betydelsefulla ekosystem och livsmiljöer, hur gör man det? Och så att det håller i en samhällsargumentation där ”värden” prövas … Härförleden förfäktades den frågan extra mycket på […]