Forest fire tense situation created in the Trans-Baikal region in 2016 calls for the introduction of new high-efficiency developments to forest fire fighter. Therefore the SPbFRI received a request from the Aerial Forest Fire Center  and the National Forestry Agency of the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Republic of Buryatia on the transfer of practical testing on extinguishing forest fires experimental sample screen from the fire special fire-resistant silica fabric. Fire screen was transferred to for the duration of the fire season this year for direct testing in the field staff of the Aerial Forest Fire Center.

31 May - 3 June 2016 St. Petersburg Forestry Research Institute with the support of Federal Forestry Agency had become a traditional V International scientific-practical conference "Innovations and technologies in forestry» (ITF-2016).

April 14, 2016 at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation All-Russian Conference "Highlights of the Russian Federation of Forestry in 2015 and tasks for 2016" was held. The meeting presented the final reports of the heads of government departments and agencies in the field of natural resources, the environment, industry and trade, agro-food policy and nature management.

Dear colleagues!

On March 21 the whole world celebrates the International Day of Forests. The initiator of its celebration was the European Confederation of Agriculture, and the UN General Assembly confirmed the official status of this day. In our country All-Russian Day of knowledge about the forest  is held to this day from 2013.

January 5, 2016 marked the 90th anniversary of the doctor of agricultural sciences, professor, honored forester of the Russian Federation, chief scientific researcher of the Federal State Institution "Saint-Petersburg Research Institute of Forestry" Eugene S. Artsybashev.

Dear colleagues!

We warmly congratulate you on the coming Christmas and New Year.

Let this season of joy will open doors to new opportunities and have new paths of success for you!


On behalf of the whole team of
St. Petersburg Forestry Research Institute
Igor Vasilyev,

At the next plenary session of the Federal Forestry Agency, Director I.A. Vasilev presented the results of Institute’s activities over the past few years.

The main activities of the Federal Budgetary Establishment “Saint-Petersburg Forestry Research Institute” are:

- The development of new chemical compounds for fighting forest fires;

At a meeting with the head of the Federal Forestry Agency of I.V. Valentik employees of the Saint-Petersburg Forestry Research Institute presented for discussion their draft concept, developed at the institute for the intensification of use and regeneration of forests.

The representational delegation of the World Bank in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO UN) organized and conducted a seminar to assess the carbon balance in the projects and programs implemented in the sector of land exploitation, forestry and agriculture ( AFOLU), which was attended by the deputy director A. Konstantinov of the scientific division of Federal Budgetary Establishment “Saint-Petersburg Forestry Research Institute” A.

A solemn ceremony was held on 28 April, 2015 at the Smolny Palace in St. Petersburg to bestow the title of European Forestry Capital 2015 to the city of St. Petersburg. Deputy Director for international and educational activities Koroleva Tatiana Stanislavna represented the Federal Budgetary Establishment “Saint-Petersburg Forestry Research Institute” at the event.