NFI knowledge about the Swiss forest

An information service about the Swiss National Forest Inventory by the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL.


The NFI website has received a major overhaul and can now be conveniently navigated on a cell phone or tablet.



Do you have a specific question related to NFI results? Use our query system to find your answer in one of our 94,860 tables and maps from the surveys 1983–2017.

Forest photos


Take a look into the forest. The NFI puts more than 40,000 photos online, with which you can explore the forests of Switzerland - comfortably from home.