600,000 sm³ of storm damages in Czech Republic

Article by Gerd Ebner, translated by Susanne Höfler | 04.10.2019 - 12:48

A first estimate of 300,000 sm³ of windthrown wood for Czech state forests Lesy ČR was confirmed, according to online platform Since in the remaining forests usually double the amount is windthrown, a total damaged wood volume of 600,000 sm³ is suspected.

As reported before, Lesy CR expects a beetle infestation of 9 million sm³ for this year. Furthermore, cyclone "Eberhard" on the 11th of March threw between 1.5 and 2 million sm³ in Czech Republic.

In a exclusive interview Josef Vojáček, Director General of Lesy ČR, assessed the damaged wood situation of his operation in January already..