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Silviculture Research International


Now in our 21st year, Silviculture Research International is dedicated to advancing the science and practice of silviculture, especially its application to sustainable forest management and conservation in temperate and boreal 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

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  • Latest Media: 
  • Research Update:
    • Silviculture Training Plots for Continuous Cover Forestry: the Irish Marteloscope Programme. Joint Teagasc/ISN/EFI Meeting. Carlow and Ashtown, Ireland. 14-15 February 2019.  
  • Short Courses:
    • FORTHCOMING Tree Marker Training – Early Transformation to Continuous Cover Forestry (CCF) in Sitka spruce. 2-day short course, Kilteel Forest and Naas, Co Kildare, Ireland. Two dates announced: 20-21 March and 27-28 March 2019. See links for details: booking information here; course outline here
  • Technical Presentations:
    • FORTHCOMING Wilson, E. R. 2019. From tree crops to natural woodland: continuous cover forestry and re-wilding. Conference Presentation. Opportunities and Issues in Re-wilding Conference. Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom. 22-23 May 2019. 
    • FORTHCOMING Wilson, E. R., I. Short, Á. Ní Dhubháin, P. Purser and P. O’Tuama. 2019. Transformation of Sitka spruce stands to continuous cover forestry: the TranSSFor thinning study. Knowledge dissemination event, Ballycullen, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. Pro Silva Ireland Open Forest Day. 27 April 2019. 
  • Public Talks: 
    • Wilson, E. R. 2019. Tree and woodland health in Cumbria. Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Sedbergh, Cumbria, England. 09 January 2019.Tree and woodland health Poster 09 01 2019

Forestry Research and Conservation News 

SRI Pinewoods Scotland 2014

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


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