Thuringian State Institute for Forest, Game and Fishery
The Thuringian state forest administration (equiv. Thüringenforst) is under the authority of the Thuringian Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Nature Conservation (TMLFUN). Besides 28 forest offices and the national park Hainich also the Thuringian State Institute for Forestry, Game and Fishery (TLWJF) belongs to the state forest administration.
The Thuringian State Institute for Forestry, Game and Fishery is carrying out the following tasks by centrally collecting all information about the forest status in Thuringia:
- sovereign tasks (e. g. forest management)
- service tasks for all kinds of ownership (e. g. forest protection)
- monitoring tasks
- applied research
- public relations
The Thuringian State Institute for Forestry, Game and Fishery is supporting the European Forest Downstream service development by providing GIS based forest data as well as conducting field mission to derive terrestrial data about damaged forest areas.