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The library of the BFW is one of the largest specialist forest science libraries in Austria and is one of the most important forest libraries in Europe. Its foundation dates back to 1874 and it has a rich collection of scientific literature on the research areas of the BFW dating back to the 18th century.

In addition to monographs and journals in printed form, subject-relevant electronic resources such as e-journals, e-books and international subject databases are an important part of our information offer. The indexed holdings of the BFW library are stored in the BFW literature database and are searchable online.

In the book shop we offer numerous publications and products on topics related to forest and nature



Brochures and destination compartments are developed for special topics. You can order the BFW publications via the webshop or download some of them free of charge as PDF files.

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Services of the Experimental Garden Tulln

The team of the Experimental Garden supports numerous research projects and offers multiple services including training.

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Scent detection dogs for the Asian longhorn beetle

Global trade and worldwide shipping of wood and wood packaging material lead to an increase in Asian longhorn beetle outbreaks in Europe. Dogs are trained at the BFW in Vienna to detect Anoplophora.

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