Prof. Cecil Konijnendijk has been appointed as a new member of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of EFI from 1 October 2019.
Cecil is Professor of urban forestry at the Faculty of Forestry, The University of British Columbia, Canada. For the past 25 years he has studied, taught and advised on the role of trees and green space in cities and towns. His particular interests include green space governance (including community involvement), people-nature relationships and cultural ecosystem services, and urban forestry and urban greening.
A newly published article by Nabuurs et al. introduces a next-generation information tool which can help making the best decisions for European forests. Dr Helga Pülzl from Forest Policy Research Network is coauthor of this article.