Category Archives: Sopron IUFRO Conference

Sopron conference day 3

On Friday, the presentations continued on species such as Polygraphus grandiclava (on pine and cherry!), Ips typopgraphus, Dendroctonus micans, Abies sibirica, Monchamus urussovi, Anoplophora glabripennis, Leptographium sibirica, Polygraphus proximus, Dendroctonus valens, and a few natural predators. Bill Riel of the … Continue reading

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Sopron conference field trip

With the rest of the delegates we were taken by bus on September 8 to the Irottkö park area on the Hungarian-Austrian border, northwest of Szombathely. After the previous day of sitting indoors, it was refreshing to walk below the … Continue reading

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Sopron conference day 1

Eckehard Brockerhoff (New Zealand Forest Research Institute, Rotorua, NZ) and Ferenc Lakatos (University of Western Hungary, Sopron) opened the bark beetle conference on behalf of IUFRO on Wednesday morning. The 75 delegates came from Greece, Canada, Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, … Continue reading

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Around Sopron

On Tuesday we spent a few hours  photographing the exhibit and ensuring all the work was labeled. Claire’s trees and “forest carpets”, conference level, Pannonia Hotel, Sopron We needed some extra mat board, so we took a stroll around Sopron … Continue reading

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Sopron Bark Beetle Conference: installation

We spent most of Monday hanging the art in the area outside of the conference meeting rooms at the Pannonia hotel. The portico-collonade has an open area that extends from the restaurant on the ground floor up two floors to … Continue reading

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Sopron Bark Beetle Conference: Munich-Dachau-Sopron

Saturday was a very full day. We took a train and a bus to visit the Dachau memorial site just northwest of Munich along with a small group of workers from Bangalore, India who were also staying at the hostel. … Continue reading

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