Continuous Cover Forestry (CCF) In Ireland   Introduction Continuous Cover Forestry (CCF) is a close-to-nature approach to the sustainable management of forests whereby forest stands are maintained in a permanently irregular structure, which is created and sustained through the selection and harvesting of individual trees. The term “continuous...

Background to Ash Dieback Disease Chalara fraxinea, known as ash dieback disease, is a relatively newly described fungal disease of ash which was first named in 2006 although dieback symptoms in ash had been first noted in Poland in the early 1990s. The harmful reproducing stage...