Factsheet: National Forest Act (BWaldG)

National Forest Act (BWaldG)

Key Information
The National Forest Act (BWaldG) was adopted to improve the economic benefits (utility function) of the forest and to emphasise its importance for the environment, in particular for the continuous capacity of the ecosystem, climate, water resources, air pollution, soil fertility, the landscape, agriculture and infrastructure, and recreation. It promotes a balance between the interests of the general population and the forest owners.
Improve the sustainable management of forests

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