The Natural Forest Academy
The Natural Forest Academy is founded to give the forest and its living beings a clear voice. Our goal is to initiate a rethink in dealing with forest in Central Europe. Appreciation and a deeper understanding of the processes in natural forests should help. For this we want to do research and spread old and new knowledge about the natural forest as well as the close-to-nature forest management.
The Academy was privately founded by german citizens who are particularly interested in protecting nature and old forests.
The few existing natural forests in Central Europe today are not enough to secure long-term biodiversity protection. With our research, we want to raise questions and provide answers regarding the ecological, climatic and social importance of natural forests and the impact that close-to-nature forest management has on, for example, climate and species protection.
The Academy conducts independent research and collaborations with universities, environmental protection organizations and forest research institutes.
Chairman of the Advisory Board
Dr. Torsten Welle
Head of Science and Research
Head of Communications