Canoe in Värmland, 2004. Photo: Mats Hannerz

CARe-For-Us (2005-2010)

Nordic-Baltic Centre of Advanced Research on Forestry Serving Urbanised Societies (2005-2010)

Coordinator: Professor Cecil C. Konijnendijk, Forest & Landscape, Denmark,


This centre aimed to strengthen research on urban forestry within the region. Urban forests refer to the treedominated green spaces in and around cities and owns. The concerns of the CAR included assessment of urban forests and their qualities, development of appropriate administrative policies, legal frameworks, public involvement and conflict management planning tools, and innovation of silvicultural and other management methods.

Read more about CARe-For-Us (pdf).

Final report from CARe-FOr-US (pdf).