The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Ronald Appleby “Forester of the Future” Scholarships Presented at a Special Ceremony in Rehovot.
... Pubdate: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:23:35 GMT
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
... Pubdate: Wed, 30 Mar 2016 04:37:32 GMT
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
International Forest Day, which takes place on March 21st, is an excellent reason to celebrate the forests in Israel and raise people’s awareness of the importance of the forests in our world.
... Pubdate: Wed, 16 Mar 2016 06:08:41 GMT
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
In honor of UN World Water Day 2016: Special feature on how KKL-JNF has helped Israel become one of the world's most water-efficient countries.
... Pubdate: Wed, 16 Mar 2016 06:15:51 GMT
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Center for Water Sensitive Cities in Israel launched in Kfar Saba, the site of Israel’s first biofilter, which was built by KKL-JNF in 2009.
... Pubdate: Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:52:37 GMT
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
This Lag Baomer (May 26), the hot, dry wind ignited the remains of bonfires, which caused serious wildfires. One of the largest was in Jerusalem Park in the Arazim Valley.
... Pubdate: Sun, 05 Jun 2016 08:58:37 GMT
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
... Pubdate: Wed, 02 Mar 2016 06:58:47 GMT
Tree Planting Celebration in Biriya Forest
Preserving tradition, the land and the earth for future generations
... Pubdate: Wed, 10 Feb 2016 06:04:43 GMT
Solar Panels Installed on KKL-JNF Offices' Roof in Jerusalem
... Pubdate: Thu, 07 Jan 2016 11:54:35 GMT
23rd Beekeepers Conference Salutes KKL-JNF Professionals
... Pubdate: Sun, 13 Dec 2015 06:00:59 GMT
Five Years after the Fire, the Carmel is Green Again
... Pubdate: Wed, 02 Dec 2015 05:56:42 GMT
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Distinguished research scientists from Israel and abroad addressed many topics related to the acacia tree at the third annual conference on Acacias in the Arava: Past, Present and Future.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Nov 2015 09:12:48 GMT
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
Celebrating Agriculture in the Upper Galilee and the Golan
... Pubdate: Sun, 11 Oct 2015 04:47:25 GMT
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
The Shafir Winter Pond, which was restored with the help of Friends of JNF KKL Scotland, provided the perfect venue for an ecological festival for the whole family.
... Pubdate: Wed, 05 Aug 2015 05:00:39 GMT
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
On July 9, KKL-JNF organized a seminar on the topic of Global Landscapes at Expo 2015 in Milan, which was entitled "Best Practices in Multi-Purpose Land Use.
... Pubdate: Sun, 19 Jul 2015 13:13:03 GMT
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Two new bio-filter facilities established by KKL-JNF in Ramla and Bat Yam demonstrated their efficiency during Israel’s recent rainstorms.
... Pubdate: Sun, 08 Mar 2015 09:12:41 GMT
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
For the first time a tour-guide course at Tel Aviv’s Tourism School included a tour of KKL-JNF sites as part of its study program.
... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:20:15 GMT
The Shamir Drilling Project
The Shamir drillings in the Upper Galilee help Israel deal with its chronic water shortage. These three drillings, which provide critical support to Israeli agriculture in the north
... Pubdate: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:31:59 GMT
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
The graduation ceremony for participants in the Rosh HaAyin Volunteer Firefighters’ Course took place at the end of November. Members of the volunteer unit and their families, fire station staff
... Pubdate: Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:06:20 GMT
Nigerian Forestry Delegation Sees KKL-JNF Desert Afforestation First-hand
KKL-JNF is world famous for its water management techniques and innovative methods of erosion provention and gully head control.
... Pubdate: Wed, 03 Dec 2014 06:04:26 GMT
In his Footsteps: Heritage Excursions in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin
For the third year in a row, KKL-JNF and the Yitzhak Rabin Heritage Center joined forces to provide tours and activities in memory of Yitzhak Rabin, the fifth Prime Minister of the State of Israel,
... Pubdate: Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:29:13 GMT
Cleanup Day Activities in Central Israel
Three main cleanup activities were held in KKL-JNF’s Central Region as Israel participated in International Cleanup Day; the venues were Ben Shemen Forest, Sataf, and Menashe Park’s HaZorea Forest.
... Pubdate: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:32:33 GMT
International Cleanup Day: Cleaning Together in Northern Israel
Numerous students and local residents in the Galilee and the Golan Heights cleaned up their local areas on International Cleanup Day, which, in Israel,
... Pubdate: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:22:40 GMT
KKL-JNF's Eyes in the Forest - The Horshim Forest Green Patrol
A new volunteer patrol for Horshim Forest holds its first meeting in order to coordinate activities. The patrol will prevent hazards in the forest,
... Pubdate: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:07:23 GMT
KKL-JNF Tree and Plant Nurseries
Growing plants and keeping Israel green is both a science and an art. KKL-JNF's three tree and plant nurseries, which are located in the country's southern, northern and central regions
... Pubdate: Sun, 21 Sep 2014 05:11:43 GMT
Care of the Forests Continues Even in a Sabbatical Year
The New Year will bring the sabbatical (shmita) year to Israel. Every seven years, the People of Israel are commanded to cease their agricultural activities and let the land lie fallow. Over the year
... Pubdate: Wed, 10 Sep 2014 05:50:49 GMT
Nevatim Celebrates 60 Years and Dedicates a New Reservoir
The gala reception last Thursday, celebrating 60 years since the establishment of Moshav Nevatim, included a dedication ceremony for the new Nevatim Water Reclamation Facility. The reservoir,
... Pubdate: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:41:41 GMT
Nevatim Celebrates 60 Years and Dedicates a New Reservoir
The gala reception last Thursday, celebrating 60 years since the establishment of Moshav Nevatim, included a dedication ceremony for the new Nevatim Water Reclamation Facility. The reservoir, along with the Founders Park, is one of the many ecological projects supported by friends of JNF Australia, who adopted Nevatim, a rural community founded in 1946 on KKL-JNF lands in the northern Negev.
... Pubdate: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:02:45 GMT
Mexican Parliamentarians Visit the Biofilter for Urban Runoff in Kfar Saba
In Israel as the guests of the Israel-Mexico Friendship Association of the Mexican Chamber of Deputies, a group of Mexican parliamentarians paid a visit to the JNF Australia-supported biofilter system in the central city of Kfar Saba on June 15, 2014.
... Pubdate: Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:38:32 GMT
Agriculture and Nature Coexist at the Galilee's Eilon Reservoir
Agricultural advancement, environmental conservation and stunningly beautiful natural surroundings characterize the Eilon Water Reservoir in northern Israel, which was established by KKL-JNF with the support of the Jim Pattison Fund of Vancouver, Canada.
... Pubdate: Sun, 25 May 2014 12:10:37 GMT
KKL Italy Marks World Water Day in Four Cities
KKL Italy held a series of conferences in Milan, Turin, Florence and Rome in honor of World Water Day, which focused on Israeli research on water in the desert. KKL-JNF field experts Ami Uliel and Yehiel Cohen were the well-received guest speakers in all four cities.
... Pubdate: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:35:49 GMT
EPC Delegation Studies Water Management in Israel
Representatives of the EPC (the European Policy Centre) arrived in Israel on a study trip devoted to water issues.
... Pubdate: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:15:44 GMT
Dedicating A New Greywater Recycling Initiative in Israel
"We'll spread the good news about this greywater recycling project in Canada. After having seen it, I'll be happy to promote it back home.
... Pubdate: Sun, 09 Feb 2014 07:34:45 GMT
Ambassadors to Latin America Tour Green Technologies
Israel’s ambassadors to the countries of Latin America visited three unique sites that feature innovative KKL-JNF water-related and environmental technology
... Pubdate: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:33:21 GMT