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Forestry
The need for continuity and support for forest research
Donal Magner
Message of late distinguished forester and researcher, Gerhardt Gallagher, who advocated a co-ordinated research programme and research centre within forestry development agency, needs to be adopted.
1 May 2024 Forestry
Edenderry Power now completely wood-reliant
Bord na Móna’s Edenderry plant purchases 500,000t of wood biomass annually, including 87% of material from Irish small and low-quality logs, woodchips, sawdust and forest brash.
26 February 2024 News
Government 'sleepwalking' forestry sector into disaster - Kerrane
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.
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.
30 January 2024 Forestry