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Review of Pro Silva Ireland’s 2017 Study tour to Wales

Pro Silva Ireland is delighted to share a review of our 2017 Study trip to Wales by

Jonathan Spazzi, Pro Silva Ireland committee member and

Forestry Development Officer| Teagasc | Limerick-Kerry Continue reading


In memory of Pro Silva founding member Rodney Helliwell (1940-2018)

Rodney was one of the original founding members of Pro Silva, a signatory of the declaration of Robanov Kot (1989), the Pro Silva founding document. It is his championing of Continuous Cover Forestry (CCF), a term he was instrumental in defining and promoting, that will stand perhaps as his greatest legacy. He was the first chairman of the Continuous Cover Forestry Group (CCFG) and was responsible for establishing a formal association with ProSilva. Continue reading

PRO SILVA POLAND VISIT 2015: An account of forest discussions

A recent report by ProSilva committee members Jonathan Spazzi with the collaboration of Kevin O’Connell (Teagasc), and Charlie Tailor (FC Scotland) This visit took place between the 24 and 27 June as a joint effort of ProSilva Ireland and the Continuous Cover Forestry Group (CCFG) UK. During our visit networking and discussion between members of … Continue reading

The Case for Continuous Cover Forestry

Phil Morgan, President of ProSilva Europe and known to many ProSilva Ireland members recently wrote an article on “The Case for Continuous Cover Forestry”. The Forestry & Timber News Journal has kindly allowed us to re-publish the article here. Continue reading

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