The cooperation between French and Italian partners is essential to complete the technical pool and to dispose of a wider and more various areas on which the proposed actions are tested.

This work was made possible by the technical support and contribution of the staff of the Grand Site Sainte-Victoire, Mercantour National Park, French National Office of Forests (ONF), Corpo Forestale dello Stato (CFS), Istituto per le Piante da Legno e l’Ambiente (IPLA), the Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the Agriculture Research Council (CRA) by offering access to French RENECOFOR and Italian CONECOFOR network sites, by providing all necessary information, technical support and expertise to help in the FO3REST project realization.