Government 'sleepwalking' forestry sector into disaster - Kerrane
Rachel Donovan
Those involved in forestry are worried that afforestation rules under the new forestry programme will limit their ability to plant trees, Sinn Féin TD Claire Kerrane has said.
30 January 2024 Forestry
FII advises farmers to pick Sitka spruce if planting forestry
FII insists that the estimated €2bn worth of timber coming on stream over the coming years can be put down to 'far sighted' and spruce-friendly policies of the 1980s.
3 January 2024 Dealer
Expanded work permits regime is no panacea
It was also a positive step, The Dealer believes, to increase the base wage associated with these permits to a minimum of €34,000.
Licensing delays 'costing forestry jobs'
The issuing of just three afforestation licences in a week wouldn't keep a whole lot of people active, private foresters pointed out.
29 November 2023 News
Forestry sector questions land availability for planting
A huge amount of land that would be a candidate for forestry is now ruled out because of the presence of environmental restrictions.
7 November 2023 Forestry