3-4 December, 2018 - Dubrovnik (Srebreno, Hotel Sheraton)

STUDY VISITING MLJET: Representative Picula on the management of forests on the islands

Adriatic Wood Days will gather important institutional representatives from Croatia, neighboring countries and the EU. The arrival was confirmed by Tonino Picula, a Croatian MP in the European Parliament, and the Vice-President of the European Parliamentary Group for the Islands. Through his work, Picula launches a number of initiatives and projects, with the aim of getting the islands into the focus of European institutions. One of the topics to be dealt with on the first day of the AWD (Monday) will be related to the management of forests on the islands. The delegate will actively participate in the conference program and will talk about innovative solutions and the use of stimulating European funds as one of the sources of funding for afforestation on the islands, puncturing new fire-fighting roads etc. On Sunday (December 3rd), an afternoon study visit will be held to the island of Mljet , as an example of a wooded island with a tradition of forest management.