Karl Friedrich Sinner

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Karl Friedrich Sinner (born April 16, 1946 in Aschaffenburg ; † March 18, 2017 in Langensendelbach ) was a German forester and conservationist . From 1998 to 2011 he headed the Bavarian Forest National Park Administration .


Karl Friedrich Sinner studied forest sciences at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich and then completed his legal clerkship in the Bavarian State Forestry Administration in the early 1970s . In 1974 he passed the "Great State Forest Examination" . He then went through various positions within the state forest administration as a forester and later as a senior forestry councilor. From 1974 to 1980 he worked at the Central Franconian Forestry Directorate and then worked as the deputy head of the Forestry Office, first from 1980 to 1984 at the Erlangen Forestry Office and then until 1988 at the Nuremberg Forestry Office. From 1988 to 1998 he was finally the forestry manager at the Nuremberg Forestry Office. Since 1998 he has been head of the Bavarian Forest National Park Administration and in April 2000 was promoted to Chief Forestry Director.

Sinner was chairman of the " Working Group on Natural Forest Management (ANW) - Bavarian State Group".

His publications also include the book Waldwildnis limitless , written together with Günter Moser . Bavarian Forest National Park (2006).

The Faculty of Forest Science and Resource Management at the Technical University of Munich honored him with the Karl Gayer Medal for his commitment to natural silviculture . On June 19, 2006, he and Dr. György Csóka in Eberswalde was awarded the last Wilhelm Leopold Pfeil Prize . In this way, the chief forestry director Sinner should be recognized as an extremely successful “bridge builder” between forestry and nature conservation.

Upon reaching the age limit, Sinner retired on April 30, 2011. Franz Leibl , who took over the office on May 1, 2011, was named as his successor . In 2011 he was awarded the Bavarian State Medal for Services to the Environment for his services .

The former Bavarian State Minister Eberhard Sinner is his brother. Sinner died surprisingly on March 18, 2017 while walking.

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Ex-National Park boss Karl-Friedrich Sinner (70) died surprisingly . In: Grafenauer Anzeiger , March 19, 2017. Accessed March 20, 2017.
predecessor Office successor
Hans Bibelriether Head of the Bavarian Forest National Park from
1998 to 2011
Franz Leibl