Forestry and Ecology News

Thursday, July 27, 2006 10:14 AM

Professor Francisco Rodriguez Y Silva of Spain’s Cordoba University was KKL-JNF’s guest two weeks ago for discussions on how best to combat fires in woodland. Now KKL-JNF teams are fighting vast forest fires in both the north and the south of Israel, under Katyusha and Qassam fire, at great daily personal risk.

Wednesday, July 26, 2006 10:14 AM

Fire Retardants in the Battle Against the Blaze

Monday, July 24, 2006 10:14 AM


The hundreds of Katyusha rockets landing in northern Israel are causing daily fires in open ground throughout the region. We spoke this morning (July 23, 2006) with Yishai Soker, deputy director of KKL-JNF’s northern region, during a brief lull between rockets and fire fighting.

Monday, July 24, 2006 10:14 AM


A Day at KKL-JNF Summer Camp for Residents of the North and South

Sunday, July 23, 2006 10:14 AM

Since last night the forests in the Naftali Hills above Kiryat Shmona have been ablaze. So far approximately 2,000 dunam (about 500 acres) of woodland are estimated to have been burned.

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