Volunteers find SWISS engine parts in forest

Volunteers find SWISS engine parts in forest

Nov. 8, 2019, 9:52 a.m.
A group of volunteers searching a French forest has found parts of an engine from a SWISS international airlines Airb...
Mystery plagues Valais forest

Mystery plagues Valais forest

July 16, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
A village in Valais is asking for federal help as a major part of a local forest seems to be dying - and no one knows...
2018 drought damaged Swiss forests

2018 drought damaged Swiss forests

July 12, 2019, 11:02 a.m.
Last year’s extended heatwave damaged forests in Switzerland. 
Unopened quality wine left by bin in forest

Unopened quality wine left by bin in forest

April 17, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
If you go down to the woods today, you may be in for a surprise. 
Man found in forest 90 minutes after crashing car

Man found in forest 90 minutes after crashing car

Feb. 14, 2019, 9:47 a.m.
It took more than 90 minutes for an injured man to be found after his car came off the road near Kriessern in Sankt G...
Progress in investigation into severed leg found in Graubunden forest

Progress in investigation into severed leg found in Graubunden forest

Aug. 15, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
Police investigating the discovery of a severed leg in Graubunden at the end of July say that they are making progres...
Human leg found in forest

Human leg found in forest

July 31, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
Police in Graubünden are investigating a possible murder after a human leg was found in a forest near the town o...
Further warning of forest fires and water shortages

Further warning of forest fires and water shortages

July 25, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
As the heatwave continues, St. Gallen has become the latest canton to ban making fires in or near forests.
Forest fire alerts this weekend

Forest fire alerts this weekend

July 6, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
The recent heatwave and low rain means there’s a high risk of forest fires. Authorities in 12 cantons, includin...
81 year old woman survives 48 hours in Aargau forest

81 year old woman survives 48 hours in Aargau forest

June 6, 2018, 6:14 a.m.
An 81 year old woman survived for 48 hours in woods near Aarau after she fell while walking.
Foresters work to clear dead wood

Foresters work to clear dead wood

April 25, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
The winter storms have left a legacy which threatens forests in the country. The two storms brought down around a mil...
'Men of the forest' emerge to protect against avalanches

'Men of the forest' emerge to protect against avalanches

Oct. 24, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
The “Woldmanndli” (men of the forest) have emerged from the Gurschen Forest and entered the village of An...
Fire risk rises in Vaud and Valais despite rain

Fire risk rises in Vaud and Valais despite rain

Sept. 5, 2016, 7 a.m.
Vaud has joined Valais in banning fires or barbecues in forests, including designated picnic spaces. The forest fire...
Growing risk of forest fires in the Lower Valais

Growing risk of forest fires in the Lower Valais

Sept. 1, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
Lighting open fires in Valais could soon be prohibited due to a growing risk of forest fires in the region. The dang...
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