Head of the Research Department of Economic Research  SPbFRI O.I.  Vasilyev took part in the Fourth Working Meeting of the Team of Specialists of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on wood energy. The event was held May 17-19, 2017 in Durham, North Carolina, USA.

Dear colleagues, 

Congratulations on the Great Victory Day!

We wish you and your families peace, prosperity, a clean and bright sky above your head!


On behalf of the staff, director of , SPbFRI I.A. Vasilyev

On April 20-21, 2017, the staff of SPbFRI  took part in the International Scientific and Technical Jubilee Conference "Development of the ideas of G.F.

April 14, 2017 in the All-Russian meeting "The main results of forestry in the Russian Federation in 2016 and tasks for 2017" was attended by the director of the  SPbFRI  I.A. Vasilyev.

The meeting was chaired by Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation - Head of the Federal Forestry Agency I.V. Valentik.

The delivery of high-tech equipment intended, among other things, for genetic research started to the  research laboratory of the  SPbFRI. 

The equipment is supplied under the contract of the Federal Forestry Agency through World Bank. Deliveries of equipment will be continued in April.

On March 14-15, 2017, a spring biofuel congress was held in St. Petersburg organized by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and the Federal Forestry Agency.

More than 40 invited speakers from Russia, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Holland, Lithuania (leading experts of the industry, experts, entrepreneurs, investors, equipment suppliers, buyers and sellers of fuel pellets and briquettes) took part in the event.

Look at the map of the North and Siberia. It is all speckled with blue spots of small and large lakes and ribbons of rivers. Settlements located on the shores of these water bodies are very rare, so people communicate with each other and with the "big earth" with great difficulty, because There are no roads in the taiga, and the settlements do not have airfields.

The St. Petersburg Research Institute of Forestry developed draft standards for the Dvina-Vychegda taiga forest area.

You can get acquainted with the draft standards in the section "The concept of intensive use and reproduction of forests".

Please send your suggestions and comments by April 10, 2017 to mail@spb-niilh.ru.

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed March 21 the International Day of Forests.

Starting from 2013, this day is celebrated annually to commemorate the importance of forests and trees for life on the planet and to raise awareness of their crucial role 

Dear colleagues,  On this day, we wish happiness, health, success and family prosperity to you and your family!

Forest fire tense situation created in the Trans-Baikal region in 2016 calls for the introduction of new high-efficiency developments to forest fire fighter. Therefore the SPbFRI received a request from the Aerial Forest Fire Center  and the National Forestry Agency of the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Republic of Buryatia on the transfer of practical testing on extinguishing forest fires experimental sample screen from the fire special fire-resistant silica fabric. Fire screen was transferred to for the duration of the fire season this year for direct testing in the field staff of the Aerial Forest Fire Center.