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Pro Silva Ireland Autumn Field Day, Moyrath, Kildalkey, Co. Meath and AGM

The focus of the Pro Silva Ireland Autumn field day will be early management of 1st generation oak plantation. We will be joined on the day by the Head Cooper from Irish Distillers in Middleton Co. Cork. Ger is a 5th generation cooper who has spent his life working with oak and knows the quality requirements of oak for coopering better than anyone. In recent years, Irish Distillers have been working with Pro Silva Ireland members to sustainably source high quality oak for coopering. Continue reading

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ProSilva Ireland in Co. Carlow and Minister to launch ProSilva Guidebook at Irish Forestry show, 5 May, Stradbally

Thanks to members and newcomers who came to the recent Pro Silva Spring field day at a commercial 110 ha farm forest at Spahill, Borris, Co. Carlow. Our thanks especially  to farmer/forester Peter Rose and his wife for hosting such an informative day. Thanks also to visiting ProSilva Wales-based forester Huw Denman and Kilkenny Pro … Continue reading

Launch of first Teagasc booklet on Continuous Cover Forestry at ProSilva Ireland Raheen Forest, Tuamgreany, East Clare

o ProSilva Ireland held a very informative day at Raheen Forest, Tuamgreany, Co. Clare, last Saturday on the 8 October. It was led by ProSilva committee member and site forester/mycologist, Jonathan Spazzi. We were also delighted to share news of a significant publication by Teagasc and Jonathan Spazzi on Continuous Cover forest management.  The new Teagasc … Continue reading

Pro Silva Ireland field day- Saturday 8th October 2016 Raheen Forest, Tuamgreany, East Clare and AGM

The Pro Silva Ireland Autumn Field Day will be held on Saturday 8th October in Raheen Forest, Tuamgreany, Co. Clare (see directions below). Meeting Time 11.00 AM The Raheen forest is situated near the village of Tuamgraney, Scarriff ,East Clare, (see directions below) between the south side of the River Scarriff /lough Derg and the … Continue reading

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