Main points of the Irish Green Party Forestry policy (2013-16): To promote a graduated adoption to Close to Nature-Continuous Cover permanent forestry silvicultural systems and management (without clear felling), thus (i) ultimately creating permanent biodiverse forests containing trees of all ages, (ii) providing a more sustainable flow of products once the system is in place…Read more Launching Greens Continuous Cover Forest policy at Irish Forestry Show, May 2013
A big part of my PhD work is documenting, making explicit, the decisions I have made in my forest-art-ecology-politics project and one leading arts-land educator has pointed out that its important to trace the origins of such projects, as they often begin well before a creative arts PhD is undertaken.
I'm delighted to write that my friend Jan Alexander has just received the 2009 RDS Forestry Merit award for her 20+ year contribution to Irish Forestry. Here she is pictured with Minister of State for Forestry, Tom Killeen at the award ceremony at Kilkenny Castle last thursday. Hurrah!! (Photos taken with my phone, apologies for…Read more Chair of Pro Silva Ireland, Jan Alexander, receives 2009 RDS Forestry Merit Award