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Silviculture Research International

Inspiring advances in the science and practice of sustainable forestry

Now in our 21st year, Silviculture Research International is dedicated to advancing the science and practice of silviculture, especially its application to sustainable management and conservation in northern forest regions. Please follow the links for further information:

  • Practice – practice information and contact details – link here
  • Project – projects, knowledge transfer, articles, presentations – link here
  • Resources – links to information about forestry and forest conservation – link here

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Silviculture Research International is currently delivering projects in Ireland, the United Kingdom, the European Union and Canada


Silviculture Research International News:

  • Latest Publication Wilson, E. R., and S. M. Smith. 2018. Emerald ash borer: our “most unwanted”, Toronto’s experienceForestry Journal 289 (September 2018): 30-32
  • Research Update – Research meeting and study visit, Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany and Obernai, Alsace, France, 11-16 September 2018.
  • Short Course Tree Marker Training – Level 1 (Initiating Transformation to CCF), Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales, 25-26 September 2018. 
  • Latest Presentation  Wilson, E. R., I. Short, Á. Ní Dhubháin and P. Purser. 2018. ​Which tree to cut, which tree to leave? A qualitative analysis of foresters’ decision-making processes in continuous cover forests. Qualitative Research Group Seminar, Teagasc, Ashtown Research Centre, Dublin, Ireland. 20 September 2018. 
Presentation to Teagasc Qualitative Research Group, 20 09 2018

Presentation to Teagasc Qualitative Research Group, 20 09 2018

Forestry Research and Conservation News: 

SRI Pinewoods Scotland 2014

Pinewood silviculture, Scotland. Photo: E. R. Wilson 2014.


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