The MECSEK FORESTRY Co. Ltd. is a significant unit of Hungarian forestries. The company's responsibilities include the management of state-owned forests in Baranya County located on the plain of the River Dráva and the in the Mecsek Hills. The forestry is conscientious in managing the stands of silver linden-trees associated with beeches in the Zselic region, the stock of peduncular oaks in theregion and the beech forests of the Mecsek Hills. The company sells timber of 230 thousand m3 per year. Production of saplings is harmonised with game management. The utilisation of forests for public welfare - from operating forests-schools to active nature conservation - is a role that has become more important is the past few years.