Eight berries and flowers you’re free to pick in Sweden’s forests
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Eight berries and flowers you’re free to pick in Sweden’s forests

Foraging for seasonal berries during summer is a Swedish tradition that's as old as time. Ready to set off off into the forest, wicker basket in hand, and start scouring for some sweet treats? This guide from The Local should get you started.

What’s got four legs and costs Sweden a billion kronor a year?

What’s got four legs and costs Sweden a billion kronor a year?

Swedish forest agency calls for more elk to be killed off

Swedish forest agency calls for more elk to be killed off

Stable night for Sweden wildfires after rainfall

Stable night for Sweden wildfires after rainfall

Sweden wildfires spark criticism of forest industry

Sweden wildfires spark criticism of forest industry

Sweden’s green soul: why forests are vital to the Swedish culture and economy
FOR MEMBERS

Sweden’s green soul: why forests are vital to the Swedish culture and economy

Girl found after missing for 13 hours at the edge of Sweden’s bear country

Girl found after missing for 13 hours at the edge of Sweden’s bear country

Norwegian plane spots huge Swedish forest fire

Norwegian plane spots huge Swedish forest fire

Open fire ban expanded as Sweden swelters

Open fire ban expanded as Sweden swelters

Wet spring brings good news for mushroom fans

Wet spring brings good news for mushroom fans

Court rules in drunken tree chopping case

Court rules in drunken tree chopping case

Report: mistakes made in Swedish forest fire fight

Report: mistakes made in Swedish forest fire fight

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Greenpeace activists fined for forest action

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Missing woodcutter found dead

Forest fire caused by spurned teen’s anguish

Forest fire caused by spurned teen’s anguish

Sweden gives green light to controversial wolf hunt

Sweden gives green light to controversial wolf hunt

Wolves fair game as Sweden sets cull

Wolves fair game as Sweden sets cull

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Son saves father’s life by cutting off his arm

Massive boar shreds leg of Swedish elk hunter

Massive boar shreds leg of Swedish elk hunter

Farmers look to curb right of public access

Farmers look to curb right of public access

Having a laugh with Sweden’s famous elk

Having a laugh with Sweden’s famous elk

Tree-snatchers exposed by tracks in the snow

Tree-snatchers exposed by tracks in the snow

Sweden to tourists: frolic in our forests

Sweden to tourists: frolic in our forests

Elephants on the loose in Gothenburg park

Elephants on the loose in Gothenburg park

Swedish forestry firms in migrant labour scandal

Swedish forestry firms in migrant labour scandal

Swedish scientists chart entire fir tree genome

Swedish scientists chart entire fir tree genome