Forestry and Ecology News

Monday, December 27, 2021 7:02 PM

Two KKL-JNF experts respond to an SPNI professional's claim that Israeli afforestation will actually exacerbate rising temperatures, and discuss other benefits of afforestation: shade, recreation and flood restriction.

Monday, December 20, 2021

Translated from the original Hebrew article by Noa Fisher on Ynet, December 13, 2021

Wednesday, December 08, 2021 3:22 PM

The date palms that grow around the springs of the central Arava are whithering away. A group of local volunteers are working with KKL-JNF and other environmental organizations to save them.

Sunday, December 05, 2021 11:00 AM

If you’re lucky enough to be in northern Israel in late March or during October, you’ll have the opportunity to witness an incredible sight. Hundreds of thousands of birds pass through the Hula wetlands every day during the migration season when the lake and surrounding ecosystem are an essential stop on their long route through the Syrian-African Rift Valley.

Thursday, November 11, 2021 4:43 PM

KKL-JNF Staff and Foresters Launch a "Bin-novation"

Tuesday, November 09, 2021

KKL-JNF receives 4 new state-of-the-art fire engines, courtesy of our Friends in the USA, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and Austria.

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.

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