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National Assembly Passes Urban Forest Bill

National Assembly Passes Urban Forest Bill

DAEJEON, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Assembly passed a bill Wednesday on the creation and management of urban forests, giving momentum to the urban forest development project that the Korea Forest Service (KFS) has been pushing for. Until now, the KFS and local governments have created and managed urban forests based on the [...]

Korea Forest Services Extends Consultation Program

Korea Forest Services Extends Consultation Program

DAEJEON, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — According to the Korea Forest Service on Thursday, a consultation service to prevent forest disease and insect pests featuring retired public officials will continue this year. The consultation was introduced in 2017 to utilize exemplary retired government employees with expertise and experience as human assets of the nation. This [...]

Korea Forest Service Plants Trees to Fight Air Pollution and Heat Waves

Korea Forest Service Plants Trees to Fight Air Pollution and Heat Waves

DAEJEON, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Forest Service revealed today that it was planning to create 10 “wind path” forests near cities and a 60-hectare forest aimed at blocking the spread of fine dust. The measure is expected to not only reduce fine dust levels but also reduce the likelihood of heat waves. [...]

Forest Service Teams Up with Towns, Social Enterprises

Forest Service Teams Up with Towns, Social Enterprises

DAEJEON, Jun. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Forest Service (KFS) will be pushing ahead with plans to foster local towns and social enterprises that take advantage of forest products. The KFS revealed today that it will support 18 community and social enterprises this year, expanding the figure to include 212 enterprises by 2022. According [...]