Welcome to StarTree

A pan-European project to support the sustainable exploitation of forest resources
for rural development.

Bangor welcomes the StarTree 8th General Assembly

Friday, 20 May 2016 Posted in StarTree, Events

walesThe 8th General Assembly of the StarTree project will take place in Bangor, Wales on May 25-27. The first two days are filled with various business meeting for the whole consortium and with working meetings for smaller working groups. The discussions will focus on the results and communicating them to the various target groups. On Friday May 27, StarTree takes over the Glynllifon Park near Caernarfon with the Wild Forest Products Fair. See the programme for the Fair here.

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Foraging the untapped value of Europe's forests

Thursday, 19 May 2016 Posted in StarTree, News

startree2016“STARTREE will provide a European perspective, and make explicit the potential of NWFP. We’ve so far shown that for certain regions, the market value of certain produce – cork trees, chestnut groves, mushrooms, or berries etc. – may easily outgrow wood production.”, says Robert Mavsar, the StarTree project co-ordinator, in a recent interview with the European Commission Information Centre.

Wild Forest Products Fair

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 Posted in StarTree, Events

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You will not want to miss any of this - the Wild Forest Products Fair in Wales, 27 May 2016!

Join the StarTree consortium at an open Fair to celebrate the innovation and diversity of small scale enterprises using wild forest products across Europe!


Wild Forest Products in Europe

Monday, 01 February 2016 Posted in StarTree, Events

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More than mushrooms, beyond berries!

StarTree will organise an international conference on Wild Forest Products in Europe on 13–14 October 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. The two-day conference will include invited keynote talks, sessions with contributed oral presentations, a poster exhibit, and a panel discussion with decision makers and stakeholder representatives.

Call for abstracts has been extended until April 29!

Featured Regional Case Study - Scotland

Scotland has a very low proportion of forest cover compared with most of Europe, and much of this is conifer plantations which are harvested by clear-felling.

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Stakeholder in the Spotlight

Meet the project partners

  • Enrico Vidale

    Enrico Vidale

    University of Padua (UNIPD), Coordinator of RCS Trentino-Alto Adige

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonst ration under grant agreement No. 311919

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