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UEF International field trip “Wind Energy on Forest Sites” in Germany

Friday, June 12 , 2015 5059

UEF is happy to inform you that an International field trip will be organized in Germany.

The Union of European Foresters (UEF) in cooperation with the State Forest Organization of Rhineland-Palatinate is planning an English spoken excursion on wind energy plants on forest sites in the area of the forest district of Kastellaun (Rhineland-Palatinate)  for the period 20 to 23 September 2015 and would like to invite foresters from all over Europe to this event.

More than 300 wind turbines have been built on forest sites in Rhineland-Palatinate in the recent years. A lot of experiences for a compatible implementation of such projects in the forests were gained.

The following programme is planned:
20.9. Arrival by plane (Frankfurt or Frankfurt-Hahn Airport)
         by train (train station Koblenz) or by your own car;
         welcome of the participants and dinner together
21.9. Presentations and excursions on the subject
         - General information on wind power in the forest
         - Experience with an compatible implementation
         - Financial and contractual aspects
22.9. Excursion with cultural and forestry subjects in the region
23.9. Departure

The estimated costs for accommodation, meals and local transportation will be around 350 euros. A shortened participate excluding the 2nd day of the excursion is possible.

If you are interested to participate please give us your non-binding application until by 26 June 2015.
For spring 2016 another similar field trip is planned.
Those who are interested in an alternative excursion are kindly asked to earmark their interest.

To register, please fill in the attached Registration form and send it to Michael Diemer at:

Related documents:
registration english.docx

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