Forest is an important landscape element. The intention of this thesis is to assess the changes of forest edges in the cultural landscape for the durationof 19 years in the area of Šentjur. We described the present types of forests as well as natural characteristics of forests. With the use of CartaLinx software for digital data processing, we analyzed the changes of forest borders in the landscape of Šentjur. Based on existing forest maps and orthophoto images of the area, we prepared maps which exemplify the changes offorest borders in the area. In the synoptic table are given the data of forests and of the changing surfaces. We concluded that no drastic changes took place in the discussed area.