29 September, speakers and participants gathered at the 10th European Forestpedagogy Congress in Zvolen, Slovakia. The conference ran over three days, the theme was 'Challenges and Opportunities for the Future'. The conference is targeted at foresters, forestry staff, professionals dealing with Evironmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development, teachers and educators, decision-makers, academics and people interested in Forestpedagogy.
30 September, LEAF International held a workshop. The first part of the workshop explained how the LEAF programme helps increase the levels of awareness about the key role forests play for a sustainable life on our planet. The workshop also included case studies from Romania, Greece and Malaysia.
The second part of the workshop included a practical activity investigating the amount of CO2 stored in trees. This part of the workshop was hosted by our LEAF member organisation in Latvia, Latvia's State Forests, Anda Sproge and Inga Petersone.