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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


LATEST NEWS 

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Czech landscape is rich in forests but they are ailling. Photo: Vít Pohanka, ČRo

Czech landscape is rich in forests but they are ailling. Photo: Vít Pohanka, ČRo

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Interview with Vit Pohanka, Český rozhias, 26 October 2018.

  • Research Update:
    • Pro Silva Bohemica Conference, Exemplary Silvicultural Units in Kocanda District, Czech Republic. 25-26 October 2018. 
    • Research meeting and study visit, Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany and Obernai, Alsace, France, 11-16 September 2018.
  • Short Course:
    • Tree Marker Training (Continuous Cover Forestry, Level 1), Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales, 15-16 November 2018. See Training page for further details.   
  • Latest Presentations:
    • Wilson, E. R., P. O’Tuama, I. Short, Á. Ní Dhubháin and P. Purser. 2018. Transformation of Sitka spruce stands to continuous cover forestry: the TranSSFor thinning study. Knowledge dissemination event, Fossyhill Forest, Co. Laois, Ireland. Waterford Institute of Technology, Silviculture Study Visit, 19 November 2018. 
    • Wilson, E. R., I. Short, Á. Ní Dhubháin and P. Purser. 2018. Transformation of Sitka spruce stands to continuous cover forestry: the TranSSFor thinning study. Knowledge dissemination event, Ballycullen, Co. Wicklow. University College Dublin Forestry, Silviculture Study Visit, 2 November 2018. 
    • Wilson, E. R., I. Short, Á. Ní Dhubháin and P. Purser. 2018. Transforming Sitka spruce plantations to continuous cover forestry in Ireland. Pro Silva Bohemica Workshop, Exemplary Forest Units of Uneven-aged Forestry within the Forest District of Kocanda, Czech Republic. 25-26 October 2018.
    • 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 Groups, 20 09 2018

Forestry Research and Conservation News 

Forestry at UCD

 


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

 

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