Forestry and Ecology News

Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:00 PM

The 6 million trees in Martyrs’ Forest serve as eternal living memorials for the six million Jewish lives cut short by the Nazis during World War II.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:00 AM

A first for Tzfat (Safed): KKL-JNF is planting an urban forest next to Tzfat's newest neighborhood. This syncing of environmental conservation with human growth is exactly what sustainable development means.

Sunday, January 10, 2021 8:00 AM

"If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live." – Albert Einstein

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:00 PM

A year ago, KKL-JNF opened a veterinary clinic and acclimation center for injured wildlife in the heart of the Hula Valley, which lies on one of the major bird migration flyways between Eurasia and Africa. Now, the Hula Lake Wildlife Acclimation Center seeks to expand.

Monday, October 12, 2020 12:00 PM

Wildfires sparked by extreme heatwaves (9-11 Oct) have destroyed hundreds of acres of native woodland and planted forests in northern and central Israel.

Monday, October 12, 2020 9:00 AM

The KKL-JNF ‘Plant a Tree in Israel’ experience has gone virtual – these are the highlights from Dr. Robert Zbili’s moving tree planting ceremony, which was joined by friends, family, colleagues and well-wishers on Zoom, from all over the world.

Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:00 PM

The woodland chosen for rehabilitation stands near the memorial for fallen Machal (overseas volunteers) soldiers. Harold Simon serves as chairperson for the Machal organization.

Tuesday, September 08, 2020 11:00 AM

In an emotional ceremony held in memory of the late Golani Unit's fighter, Amit Ben Yigal, who was killed in action in the Judea and Samaria region, his family has planted 21 trees at the Lavi Forest in collaboration with the Jewish National Fund.

Thursday, September 03, 2020 10:00 AM

Due to extreme weather conditions and accompanying fire danger, lighting fires in open areas is completely prohibited, by order of the National Fire and Rescue Authority of Israel.

Wednesday, September 02, 2020 11:00 AM

“The damage is big…much bigger than we see”

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