Nursery future threatened due to underperforming afforestation
None-So-Hardy Nurseries' staff have presented proposals to Minister Andrew Doyle to safeguard production and over 100 jobs in their Wicklow and Wexford nurseries.
The importance of knowledge transfer in forestry
Introduction of a national scheme for Forestry Knowledge Transfer Groups (KTGs) focuses on the mobilisation of timber and biomass. Donal Magner reports.
Counting the cost of the dry period
Drought affects tree growth, especially in young plantations, while fires limited to hill and bogs with minimal damage to forests compared with last year.