Swiss Forest Protection (WSS)
Head: Dr. Valentin Queloz
Competence center of Forest Protection
- informs the Swiss forest services, the forest owners and the interested public about current incidents concerning the forest protection.
- surveys together with the forests services of the cantons the frequency and degree of disturbances in the forest by abiotic incidents and organisms (insects, fungi, game) concerning the forest protection.
- gets involved with further education of forest services, students of universities and technical colleges in the domain of forest protection, healthiness of trees using courses and lectures.
- consults the Swiss forest services, forest owners, departments and interested people with questions about forest protection.
- cultivates the information exchange with internal and external colleagues.
Inquiries in German, French and Italian