The spruce bark beetle: Crisis or opportunity for a better forest?

Where the majority of foresters and the media see a danger to ecosystems, Forêt & Naturalité sees in the bark beetle crisis a unique opportunity for the regeneration of a more natural and wilder forest. Through the bark beetle crisis and the chain of reactions to it, Forêt & Naturalité analyses the ideological foundations and lobbies at work in Walloon and international forestry policy.


In the press…

(FR) Article dans la revue “Carnets des Espaces Naturels” d’Ardenne & Gaume.

(FR) Carte blanche dans Le Soir (juin 2021).

(FR) Article dans la revue Natagora (novembre-décembre 2021).

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Rewilding nature in Wallonia: What are the opportunities?

Rewilding nature in Wallonia: What are the opportunities?

As rewilding projects multiply throughout Europe, Forêt & Naturalité discusses this concept, which opens up new perspectives on how to conduct our nature conservation and biodiversity development policies. Forêt & Naturalité analyses the numerous opportunities offered to mener nos politiques de conservation de la nature et de développement de la biodiversité. Forêt & Naturalité analyse les nombreuses opportunités s’offrant à la Wallonie.