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Farmers can be ‘heroes’- Ryan
Pat O'Toole
The Green Party leader believes that farmers can save the world one field at a time.
26 October 2022 Forestry
Balancing wood and non-wood objectives
Achieving a viable afforestation programme that optimised wood production and public good forestry was the theme at the national forestry conference.
24 October 2022 Forestry
Forestry programme delays jeopardising viability of domestic tree supply
Delays in the State finalising its next forestry programme is threatening those who supply trees to the forestry sector, SEEFA has warned.
Timber production from private forests increases by 63% since 2015
Annual roundwood purchases from private forests increase to 1.17m m3 in five years while Coillte purchases remain at 2015 levels. Donal Magner reports.
12 October 2022 Forestry
Forestry allocation increased to €112m in budget
"We are currently finalising a new forest strategy and a new forestry programme for Ireland," Minister Hackett said.
28 September 2022 Forestry
Agriculture needs forestry to reach carbon neutrality - report
New report highlights the need for an 18,000ha afforestation programme to deliver forestry and climate goals by mid-century.
6 September 2022 Forestry
Future bright for forestry, despite challenges – Hackett
Following more than four years, the second Woodland Festival got under way last Sunday.
31 August 2022 Forestry
Farmers sought for Commission group on carbon removals
The group, consisting of about 70 experts, will assist the European Commission in the preparation of policy initiatives around the certification of carbon removals.
Forestry grant for ecology and archaeology reports
Foresters have been told the payment is an interim measure and grant aid will be weighted.
6 July 2022 Forestry