Growing quality timber in native woodlands through continuous cover forestry

This presentation explores CCF opportunities and synergies between production and conservation management in Irish Native Woodland. It was presented by Pro Silva Ireland committee member Jonathan Spazzi at the recent Native Woodland Conference held in Wicklow 30th April 1st of…

Pro Silva Ireland Autumn Field Day, Moyrath, Kildalkey, Co. Meath and AGM

The focus of the Pro Silva Ireland Autumn field day will be early management of 1st generation oak plantation. We will be joined on the day by the Head Cooper from Irish Distillers in Middleton Co. Cork. Ger is a 5th generation cooper who has spent his life working with oak and knows the quality requirements of oak for coopering better than anyone. In recent years, Irish Distillers have been working with Pro Silva Ireland members to sustainably source high quality oak for coopering.

ProSilva Ireland in Co. Carlow and Minister to launch ProSilva Guidebook at Irish Forestry show, 5 May, Stradbally

Thanks to members and newcomers who came to the recent Pro Silva Spring field day at a commercial 110 ha farm forest at Spahill, Borris, Co. Carlow. Our thanks especially  to farmer/forester Peter Rose and his wife for hosting such…