Forests have been catching our imagination for many years, becoming perfect settings for both fairytales and long peaceful walks. They also need to be protected and preserved, and that’s exactly what the PEFC, the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certificate, aims to do.

To highlight its efforts and try to “tell the stories of forests, their beauty, their inhabitants and their ability to influence our daily lives,” the Italian section of the PEFC has organised a photography contest titled “Click the 2019 PEFC forest”. More than 300 photographers, both professional and amateurs, joined the contest, and the results are now in.

You can see the fifteen winning photographs in the gallery down below, and let your mind wander through the trees of these magnificent forests.

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