Forest consulting is advising representatives of state and municipal authorities, as well as persons using forests, on forest management issues (use, conservation, protection, reproduction of forests and afforestation).
The purpose of forest consulting is to help achieve established goals and increase the efficiency of use, conservation, protection, reproduction of forests and afforestation.
The association provides consulting in three areas:
For priority investment projects in the field of forest development:
modernization of timber processing infrastructure facilities, including wood waste processing, including for bioenergy purposes; creation of forest infrastructure and forest processing infrastructure, including the processing of wood waste, including for bioenergy purposes.
The Association was a consultant on many successfully implemented priority investment projects in the field of forest development in the Siberian and other federal districts of the Russian Federation.
For persons using forests (individuals and legal entities).
harvesting and collection of non-timber forest resources;
harvesting food forest resources and collecting medicinal plants;
implementation of activities in the field of hunting;
fishing (except for recreational fishing);
implementation of research activities, educational activities;
implementation of recreational activities;
establishment of forest plantations and their exploitation;
growing forest, fruit, berry, ornamental and medicinal plants;
establishment of forest nurseries and their operation;
carrying out geological study of the subsoil, exploration and production of minerals;
construction and operation of reservoirs and other artificial water bodies, as well as hydraulic structures, seaports, sea terminals, river ports, berths;
construction, reconstruction and operation of linear facilities;
processing of wood and other forest resources;
carrying out religious activities;
other species defined in accordance with Part 2 of Article 6 of the Forest Code of the Russian Federation.
improving the efficiency of conservation, protection, reproduction, as well as the rational multi-purpose and sustainable use of forests while maintaining their environmental functions, biological diversity, balance of their disposal and reproduction.
Within the framework of the National Forest Forum in 2019, the Association, with the support of the Federal Forestry Agency of the Russian Federation, initiated the forestry award "Responsible Forest User".