ForestLife app

ForestLife app

An application for smartphones and tablets, ForestLife app is an innovative means of communication and information about Greek forests on multiple levels. Currently, it is available only n Greek.

Install the app in your mobile or tablet from

At home or at the office, it provides a wealth of information on Greek forests, taking advantage of the multimedia possibilities of modern technology. It incorporates texts, maps, photographs and videos and the electronic version of the book “The forests of Greece”, the most comprehensive publication on Greek forests.

At the field, it is a useful guide for the visitor’s tour inside the forest. Making use of the mobile device’s GPS receiver, it will point out adjacent forests, informing about the particular values and functions and guiding the user to places of interest and recreation areas, providing instructions and information on possible restrictions.

Furthermore, the application will provide connection to the Collaborative Platform for Forests (CPF), enabling the retrieval of relevant information by a large community of users.

The application can also be visited from personal computers and is compatible with the Android and iOS operating systems. It is freely available at and can be installed easily from there.

The design of ForestLife app was implemented by the Greek Biotope-Wetland Centre (EKBY), with the cooperation and administrative support of the Directorate General of Forests and Forest Environment (DGFFE) of the Ministry of Environment and Energy.