At Friday afternoon the conference moves out and visits the nearby Waldlabor Köln. There, about 30 students from various German and European universities have participated in a practical workshop organized by the RWTH Aachen University in cooperation with the city foresters of Cologne. Students have been allowed to camp onsite and intervene the different forms of forests by cutting, pruning and handicraft work. Doing so, they will have created fascinating and inspiring places that disclosed its experimental character and shed a light on the Waldlabor’s sense of place.
The students and lecturers will welcome the conference attendees and show them their work on site by some guided tours. Thereafter they will altogether discuss the workshop achievements and the future of the Waldlabor – followed by an informal open-come-together around the campfire.