V. Tkach – H.M. Vysotskyi Ukrainian Research Institute of Forestry and Forest Melioration, Kharkiv.
A brief analysis of the current state of forests in Ukraine is given. Data on the results of URIFFM research on the problem of optimal percentage of forest land of the country are adduced. The actual problems of development of forests and forestry are identified.
forests, forests of Ukraine, optimal forest cover, problems of sustainable forest management