Forestry and Ecology News

Sunday, October 10, 2021 4:47 PM

The Agamon Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Hula Lake Park is the only wildlife clinic in northern Israel, and the country's only wildlife rehabilitation center.
 

 
 
Sunday, August 22, 2021 10:56 AM

Massive conflagration in the Judean Hills under control for now, but the potential for recurring blazes keeps KKL-JNF personnel on high alert.

 
Monday, August 16, 2021 2:52 PM

A massive fire broke out on Sunday, August 15th  in the Jerusalem Hills. As of today (17th) smaller fires still remain. Dozens of KKL-JNF firefighters and personnel deployed from all around Israel to extinguish the remnants.
 

 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 2:01 PM

What do you get when you cross a bushwalker with a sheep? Not a lambush, says KKL-JNF; we woolly welcome grazing flocks to our forests for the hotter months.
 

 
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:00 AM

 
The climate crisis is here and the forecasts for the future are grim: if we do not take action now to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, our children and grandchildren will suffer. In honor of World Environment Day, celebrated on June 5, Dr. Doron Markel, KKL-JNF's Chief Scientist, tells us about Israel's position on coping with the climate crisis, on the environmental challenges facing it, and about its achievements as well.

 
Monday, June 07, 2021 11:00 AM

 
During Operation Guardian of the Walls, about 300 KKL-JNF firefighters worked around the clock battling fires caused by rockets and incendiary devices launched from the Gaza Strip. In times of war and also when fighting seasonal forest fires, it is their job to protect and restore Israel's green spaces for the benefit of people and the environment.

 
Monday, February 15, 2021 10:00 AM

 
In the wake of the fire that devastated the Mevo Modi'im Forest two years ago, KKL-JNF's partners in Holland, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Canada and France mobilized in support of the forest's recovery. The burnt ground slowly became nourished by the outpouring of support. Now, in a moving ceremony, KKL-JNF has officially launched the replanting of Mevo Modi'im Forest, to bring it back to life.

 
Sunday, February 14, 2021 12:00 PM

 
The story of Swiss Forest near Tiberias, from the man that knows: An interview with Uzi Eliyahu, forester and second-generation KKL-JNF staffer, who has tended this forest for decades.

 
Sunday, January 31, 2021 12:00 PM

 
In honor of KKL-JNF's 120th anniversary and the TuBishvat holiday, KKL-JNF launched a "national tree" campaign at the beginning of January.



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