First two Pro Silva Ireland Continuous Cover Forestry Training Days a Success

Pro Silva Ireland members Anna and Brian Browne hosted the first two Continuous Cover Forestry training days in Co. Kildare. We've had great feedback on our first courses. Anna and Brian Browne attended both courses and we asked them for…

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.

Upcoming ProSilva Ireland field day at Glengarrif, West Cork on Saturday 17 May 2014

This forest field day will concentrate on forests and biodiversity. ProSilva committee member and ecologist Faith Wilson will lead the day with ProSilva Austrian forester Georg Frank. The field day will focus on the theme of forest management and biodiversity…