European Championship of Forestry Skills
Students from different European forestry and agricultural colleges gathered in Fürstenburg, Italy from 21 to 25 of May to take part in the European Championship of Forestry Skills.
For the competition the students were formed into teams of four and tested in various disciplines. First of all, in the technical part of the contest their precision, skill and speed of chain saw handling were measured and assessed in the disciplines of chain fitting, felling, limbing, bucking by combined cut and precision bucking. Then in the second part, the forest course, the students had to perform various tasks under the headings of forest surveying, zoology and botany. The winner was determined by the highest score attained in the two parts of the contest.