Restoring mixed forests through conversion of Norway spruce stands in North Rhine-Westphalia
North Rhine-Westphalia • Germany Started in November 2022 Active 60 ha Afforestation
This project aims to test direct seeding with drones and pelleted seeds as a potential measure for the regeneration of mixed forests by converting former Norway spruce stands in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, favoring the establishment of a predominantly pioneer plant community and a mixture of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants.