The King launches Forest Industry Week

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Lars Eric Åström was awarded the Count Carl Bernadotte Forestry Prize for outstanding achievements in forestry. Photo: Fredrik Persson.

On Tuesday 12 April, The King awarded prizes at the launch of Forest Industry Weekexternal link, opens in new window.
The aim of Forest Industry Week is to create a forum at which the forest industry, politicians, unions and other interested parties can come together to discuss current issues relating to forestry.
 
The day began with a talk by Karolinska Institutet's Professor Martin Ingvar, who spoke about the workplace of the future.
 
The King then awarded three prizes:
  • The Count Carl Bernadotte Forestry Prize
  • The Gold Branches  
  • The 2011 Skills Development Award