ILFE – Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment

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ILFEĀ – Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment
Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment (ILFE) is the part of University of Novi Sad. Institute was established in 1958. ILFE has 35 employees, from which 18 PhDs in different disciplines (forestry, biology, ecology and biochemistry). ILFE is dealing with biological, ecological and environmental aspects of forest ecosystems mostly in Vojvodina region. ILFE has a very close cooperation with the State Forest and Water Management Enterprise, as well as with managers of protected areas in region of interest for project. ILFE has long tradition in establishing new forest areas (since its initial founding) and experience in advanced scientific methods, including state-of-the art GIS applications, such as 3D maping and simulations. ILFE will support of establishment several gardens for promotion of ethnobotanical ecoturism. With close colaboation with partners, ILFE will develop promotional web-page for on-line promotion and interaction of visitors with natural heritige of protected area Palic-Ludas. In that sense ILFE will have integrating role in the project through creation of the state-of-the art virtual platform that will relate gathered knowledge and results from the field (including 3D model) with end-users interest.