Τμήμα Δασών Υπουργείου Γεωργίας, Αγροτικής Ανάπτυξης και Περιβάλλοντος

The Department of Forests comes under the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment and is the competent authority for both the management of national forest land and the implementation of national forest legislation and policy. Within this framework, the Department of Forests is engaged with forest fire protection, forest management including National Forest Parksand state forests that are part of the Natura 2000 network, landscaping and nature conservation, reforestations,as well as for the provision of services and infrastructures for forest recreation.In the context of promoting forest recreation and improving the quality of visitors' experience the Department of Forests has created a network of expanding and improving infrastructures such as nature trails, picnic and camping sites,visitor centers and botanical gardens which offer innumerable opportunities for recreation and enjoyment in nature.