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2014 ProSilva Ireland Overseas Study trip: 3-5 June UK CCFG conference

March 8, 2014

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Location: This years ProSilva Ireland overseas trip will be to the UK to coincide with the UK Continuous Cover forestry conference 3-5 June 2014.

This will be a fantastic opportunity to explore Continuous Cover forestry in depth in a region that has similar forest conditions to Ireland.

Continuous Cover Forestry: Delivering sustainable and resilient woodlands in Britain
Tuesday 3rd & Wednesday 4th June 2014

Braithwaite Institute, Braithwaite, near Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TH


Conference Study Tour to Blengdale Forest and Miterdale Forest, West Cumbria.

Thursday 5th June 2014

The UK Continuous Cover Forestry Group  is pleased to announce a National Conference which will showcase the science, ecology and practice of Continuous Cover Forestry (CCF) as one of the most important approaches to sustainable woodland management in Britain for the 21st century.

Full details of the conference can be found here:

ProSilva Ireland members can avail of Early Bird fees:

For the early bird promocode please contact Donal O Hare at if you are planning to attend

  • early bird’ members’ price is £140 (purchase before 15th April) for the 2 days conference with talks and local site visits on 3 & 4 June.PLEASE BOOK ON THIS PAGE
  • Travel arrangements will be independent, car ferry from Larne is probably best method. Car pooling could be organised.

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