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Information Booklets

ProSilva 2006 booklet

What makes Close to Nature Forest Management an attractive choice for Irish farmers?

This booklet was published by Pro Silva Ireland following the Irish Farmers Association, National Farm Forestry Conference 2006, which was held in association with Pro Silva Ireland

Printed copies are available from the Treasurer, Paddy Purser

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ProSilva Ireland Hans-Jurgen Otto booklet

Approaches of Close to Nature Silviculture in Sitka Spruce in Ireland
by Prof. Hans-Jürgen Otto

Prof. Hans-Jürgen Otto is cofounder and former president of ProSilva Europe. He studied Forestry science at the university of Göttingen, Munich and Nancy. After completing his Doctorate he became a consultant to the ministery of Food , Agriculture and Forestry in Hanover, where he advised on the ecological fundamentals of silviculture, forest protection, planning and research. After qualifying as a university lecturer in 1984 he has taught Forest Ecology at the university of Göttingen and at the University of Tharandt. He has visited many parts of the world in order to further study Forest Ecology.

Prof. Hans-Jürgen Otto has been a guest of Pro Silva Ireland on three occasions.

Printed copies are available from the Treasurer, Paddy Purser

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A tribute to Talis Kalnars MBE – a UK leader in close to nature forest management

‘A forest is an area of land whose main constituents are trees.
Without trees, it is not a forest.
Therefore clear-fell approach to forestry cannot be described as real forestry ‘  – Talis Kalnars

talis booklet cover

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selective felling

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