Forestry and Ecology News

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:00 PM

A year ago, KKL-JNF opened a veterinary clinic and acclimation center for injured wildlife in the heart of the Hula Valley, which lies on one of the major bird migration flyways between Eurasia and Africa. Now, the Hula Lake Wildlife Acclimation Center seeks to expand.

Monday, October 12, 2020 12:00 PM

Wildfires sparked by extreme heatwaves (9-11 Oct) have destroyed hundreds of acres of native woodland and planted forests in northern and central Israel.

Monday, October 12, 2020 9:00 AM

The KKL-JNF ‘Plant a Tree in Israel’ experience has gone virtual – these are the highlights from Dr. Robert Zbili’s moving tree planting ceremony, which was joined by friends, family, colleagues and well-wishers on Zoom, from all over the world.

Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:00 PM

The woodland chosen for rehabilitation stands near the memorial for fallen Machal (overseas volunteers) soldiers. Harold Simon serves as chairperson for the Machal organization.

Tuesday, September 08, 2020 11:00 AM

In an emotional ceremony held in memory of the late Golani Unit's fighter, Amit Ben Yigal, who was killed in action in the Judea and Samaria region, his family has planted 21 trees at the Lavi Forest in collaboration with the Jewish National Fund.

Thursday, September 03, 2020 10:00 AM

Due to extreme weather conditions and accompanying fire danger, lighting fires in open areas is completely prohibited, by order of the National Fire and Rescue Authority of Israel.

Wednesday, September 02, 2020 11:00 AM

“The damage is big…much bigger than we see”

Thursday, August 20, 2020 12:00 PM

Out in the field with the KKL-JNF firefighting team

Monday, August 17, 2020 5:00 PM

A Bostonian walks into a bar forest. He meets friends, family, KKL-JNF reps and an Israeli comedian, all of whom had gathered to celebrate his 20th birthday...

Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:40 AM

A first for Israel: National forum to prevent fires in open spaces and minimize damage to people and the environment established.

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