Pro Silva Ireland supporting early career forestry professionals

Pro Silva Ireland have had a lot of success supporting early career professionals interested in silviculture with developing their skills/research, in return for them helping as research assistants in the forest. The TranSSFor project, more formally titled “Transformation of Sitka…

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.