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Inspiring Advances in the Science and Practice of Forestry

Now in our 22nd 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, images – 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

Devil's Glen, County Wicklow, Ireland. Photo: © 2019 E. R. Wilson

Devil’s Glen, County Wicklow, Ireland. Photo: © 2019 E. R. Wilson

LATEST NEWS 

  • Publications:
  • Media: 
  • Events:
    • TranSSFor – Update on Research in Continuous Cover Forestry. Forestry Development Department Research Day. Oak Park, Co. Carlow. 16 October 2019. [view pdfpdficon_small 
    • Transformation of Sitka spruce stands to CCF: Fossyhill Thinning Study. Laois Farm Forestry Group, Forest Visit. Fossyhill, Co. Laois. 23 September 2019.
    • Forest Resilience Advanced Summer School. Swiss Forest Lab. Davos, Switzerland. 18-24 August 2019. 
    • Silviculture Training Plots for Continuous Cover Forestry: the Irish Marteloscope Programme. Joint Teagasc/ISN/EFI Meeting. Carlow and Ashtown, Ireland. 14-15 February 2019.  
  • Training and Professional Development Courses:
    • Continuous Cover Forestry: Managing for Timber and Biodiversity. 1-day Training Course. Coillte. Donadea Forest Park, County Kildare, Ireland. 26 September 2019.
    • Continuous Cover Forestry: Managing for Timber and Biodiversity. 1-day Training Course. Coillte. Donadea Forest Park, County Kildare, Ireland. 25 September 2019.  
    • Tree Marker Training – Early Transformation to Continuous Cover Forestry (CCF) in Sitka spruce. 2-day short course, Kilteel Forest and Naas, Co Kildare, Ireland. LATEST COURSES:  4-5 September 2019 and 11-12 September 2019. See links for further information here; course outline here
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  • Technical and Scientific Presentations:
    • FORTHCOMING Wilson. E.R. 2020. The future of British forestry [Title TBC]. Royal Forestry Society, North West England Region. Downham, Lancashire. 17 September 2020 [TBC].
    • FORTHCOMING Wilson, E. R. 2019. The TranSSFor Project – Transformation of Sitka spruce stands to continuous cover forestry. ESRM Research Conference, University College Dublin. 6 December 2019.
    • Wilson, E. R. 2019. Continuous cover forestry – the rise of transformational silviculture in Ireland and the UK. Guest Seminar. Canadian Forest Service. Atlantic Forestry Centre, Fredericton, NB, Canada. 22 October 2019.
    • Wilson, E. R. 2019. The role of thinning in the transformation of planted stands to continuous cover forestry (CCF). Silviculture Seminar. Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada. 22 October 2019. 
    • Wilson, E. R. 2019. Forest conservation: from science to practice. Silviculture and Sustainable Forestry Lecture Series. School of Forestry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 15-21 October 2019. 
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  • Community Engagement: 
    • FORTHCOMING Wilson, E. R. 2019. Remarkable Trees and Forests of Cumbria. U3A, Public Hall, Gosforth, Cumbria. 19 December 2019. 
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